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The Bluenose II is coming back to Yarmouth County. Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador will be open for deck tours in Yarmouth Harbour. The ship is planning 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and 9;30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday for times, but it's dependant on tide height. The Bluenose will then sail to Pubnico and have open deck to...
Kevin Northup A few minutes ago
The Shelburne Fire Department is giving a heads up on potential smoke from road work in the area. It's from a paving plant working on Highway 103 near Exit 27. In a post on Facebook, the department says there will be a visible plume of smoke in the surrounding area for about two weeks. They want you to be aware of the ...
Kevin Northup 22h ago
The Yarmouth Mariners drafted seven new players and acquired a forward by trade at the MHL Draft. Before the morning even began in Truro, the Mariners dealt away their second round pick to West Kent in exchange for the rights to Luke Dooley. He was a point-per-game player with the Halifax Macs last season. The Mariners...
Kevin Northup Jun 17, 2024
Lots of infrastructure upgrades for Digby and Annapolis counties. The province giving $3.23 million to these projects. They include widened sidewalks for Meteghan Centre and an extension to safely get to the new Villa-Acadienne long-term care facility. The Town of Digby will get back-up generators to keep wastewater ru...
Kevin Northup Jun 17, 2024
New affordable housing is coming to the Town of Yarmouth. The new units will be built on an empty lot on Shaw Avenue. It's a 24-unit development, construction is expected to begin in August and finish in late 2025. John Hartling, senior manager of operations for the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia says it...
Kevin Northup Jun 14, 2024
The Yarmouth Mariners are ready for the MHL Draft in Truro. It goes Saturday, and the team will be picking third overall. Head Coach and General Manager Laurie Barron says they'll go for the best player available. "The thing with our draft is, you never really know. Players are always looking to play in the Quebec...
Kevin Northup Jun 14, 2024 2 views
The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth wants to develop a new housing strategy. A request for proposals is out for the development of a comprehensive municipal housing and investment strategy. The municipality says it's based on the findings of the Turner and Drake study in Nova Scotia. It's also taking developer...
Kevin Northup Jun 13, 2024
A major milestone for a business in Barrington Passage. Wilson's Home Hardware is celebrating their 100th anniversary. Owner Mike Wilson says it's incredible to experience this with the team. "A lot of appreciation to a lot of people over the course of the last 100 years, and to everyone who has supported the busi...
Kevin Northup Jun 13, 2024
Lobster fishers want to see a crack down on poaching in southwestern Nova Scotia. The issue was raised during a meeting in Yarmouth among industry members and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO). They're worried more moderate livelihood fishing will dominate St. Mary's Bay. First Nations fishers maintain their...
Kevin Northup Jun 12, 2024 1 views
The emergency department at Roseway Hospital in Shelburne is shut down for the next few days. Nova Scotia Health says the ER closed Tuesday afternoon and will remain closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Virtual urgent care is now offered at Roseway Hospital, even when the emergency department is closed. It's availabl...
Kelli Rickard Jun 12, 2024 2 views
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