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Twenty-one new long-term care beds for Yarmouth. Single rooms will be converted at Yarmouth Heights and patients will start moving in next week. The province says they're working with the GEM Healthcare Group to make the upgrades on the first floor. This includes adding new beds, ceiling lifts, accessible dining room t...
Kevin Northup Feb 23, 2024 1 views
It's an announcement residents of the Tri-Counties have been waiting for at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. A tender to get work started on the expansion of the emergency department at the hospital will go out in a few months. Service Nova Scotia Minister Colton LeBlanc and MLA for Argyle revealed details in Yarmouth o...
Steve MacArthur Feb 23, 2024
Athletes from Yarmouth are headed to the national Special Olympic Winter Games in Calgary. Walter Muise is part of the five-member curling team that will represent Nova Scotia. He says he's looking forward to facing the best, and thanks the community for their support. "Hopefully there will be a lot of competition...
Kevin Northup Feb 23, 2024
The Southwest Storm start their road to a three-peat this weekend. They've won back-to-back Nova Scotia Regional Junior Hockey League titles. They're hosting Spryfield in the first two games of their best-of-five first round series. Both games will be played at the Sandy Wickens Memorial Arena in Barrington. The Storm ...
Kevin Northup Feb 23, 2024
Traffic delays can be expected at a busy intersection in Yarmouth. It's happening Friday to Sunday at Vancouver and Main streets. Nova Scotia Power's work to install new utility poles is ongoing in the area. The work could be pushed back due to weather. While the intersection will remain open, the town advises you to u...
Kevin Northup Feb 22, 2024
The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education wants to hear from you. They're hosting a series of public engagement sessions over the next two weeks. Regional executive director Jared Purdy says it's a new provincial initiative. "It allows information to flow from the regional centre out into the public and in our ...
Kevin Northup Feb 22, 2024
If you are a farmer who was impacted by the wildfires or floods last year, the province has announced new funding through the 2023 Season Response Program. The $9.2 million will help cover crop damage and yield loss that were a direct result of last year's extreme weather. The province says other losses including farm ...
Caitlin Snow Feb 22, 2024 3 views
A second meeting on the closure of Gates Lane Bridge in Weymouth. The Department of Public Works will host the community meeting on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Legion. About 150 people attended the first meeting last month, after the province shut down the century-old structure due to safety concerns. Citizens say the c...
Kevin Northup Feb 21, 2024
A six-point weekend for the Yarmouth Mariners. They capped off three straight wins with a 3-1 victory over Pictou County Monday afternoon in front of nearly 1,400 fans at Mariners Centre. Local player Sam Hope had two goals, and goaltender Thomas Fontaine was the game's first star with 39 saves. This followed a 3-1 win...
Kevin Northup Feb 20, 2024
The Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser aims to help at risk youth. It's happening this Saturday in Yarmouth in support of SHYFT Youth Services. It's their biggest fundraiser of the year. Youth outreach worker Shanna Grant says they raised about $20,000 last year. "As a non-profit, we start every year with a defi...
Kevin Northup Feb 20, 2024
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