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Gasoline falls Three Cents, Diesel Down 3.5 Cents

Paying for that tank of gas won’t cost as much today. The Utility and Review Board set its weekly prices overnight. Gasoline fell three cents a litre. The minimum price for a litre of regular self-service unleaded is $1.25.2 in the eastern mainland and $1.26 in Cape Breton. Diesel is down by 3.5 cents a […]

District of Guysborugh seeking Doctors

Council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough is looking for doctors During a regular meeting of council, members heard a report from municipal clerk Ashley Cunningham who attended a session in Halifax regarding doctor recruitment. Following the meeting, CAO Barry Carroll said doctor recruitment is high on list of priorities for all municipalities. […]

RCMP Investigate Historic Sexual Assault

Police in Cape Breton are encouraging potential sexual assault victims to come forward. A release from the RCMP states officers in Arichat are investigating a historical sexual assault that occurred in the 1970’s in different locations on Isle Madame. Adolphe Kehoe, 84, of River Bourgeois was arrested as a result of the investigation and was […]

Police in Richmond County investigating Historical Sexual Assault

Police in Cape Breton are encouraging potential sexual assault victims to come forward. A release from the RCMP states officers in Arichat are investigating a historical sexual assault that occurred in the 1970’s in different locations on Isle Madame. Adolphe Kehoe, 84, of River Bourgeois was arrested as a result of the investigation and was […]

Police seize 80,000 illegal Cigarettes, Thorburn Man Charged

Police arrested a Thorburn man with what is estimated to be around $22,000 worth of illegal cigarettes.   The man was arrested on July 12, following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia, the New Brunswick Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Unit and Cumberland District RCMP. The 65-year-old was arrested after being found in possession of 80,000 illegal cigarettes, […]

Halifax Artist Creates Painting honour Special Olympics Games; Posters of Painting to be sold as a Games Souvenir

A Halifax-based artist has created a painting that celebrates the 2018 Special Olympics Canada National Summer Games.  The acrylic artwork, from Hal Jones, includes athletes from all nine sports, flags from the participating provinces and territories, the games logo and a historic building from the St. FX University campus. Jones says he was inspired to compose the painting […]

Inverness Beach upgrades Boardwalk, Canteen and Beach to improve Accessibility

There’s been improvements at the Inverness Beach this summer.  Thanks to some funding from all three levels of government, upgrades have been made to the boardwalk, including additional stairs and ramps to the beach. The president of the Inverness Development Association Rob Burbach, says it’s also excited about the changes to make the beach more accessible to […]

Police find Human Remains in the water off Port Hood

RCMP say human remains have been found in the ocean, about 10 nautical miles from Port Hood. Police say there were alerted of a body in the water around 6:30 last night. The remains were recovered just after midnight and have been transported to Dartmouth for an autopsy. The RCMP is working with the Nova […]