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Preparations for tomorrow's big storm continue. Nova Scotia Power says they are rolling out the biggest pre-storm mobilization of personnel and resources in the company's history. This...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Winter driving can be a real hassle. Sometimes, it can take longer to get to where you're going. Even if you're late, it's important to make sure your vehicle is snow free. Corporal Dal...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Another emergency department closure in Shelburne. The department at Roseway Hospital will be closed tomorrow at 6am until Friday at 8am. Once again, physician availability is the cause....

Post date: January 03, 2018

What's being referred to as a winter hurricane will bear down of Nova Scotia beginning tomorrow. It's not the precipitation that is the main concern but the damaging hurricane-force winds....

Post date: January 03, 2018

The CEO of Bay Ferries Limited fully expects the CAT ferry will stay the course this season and continue to sail between Yarmouth and Portland. There is a dispute between the City of Portland and...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Yarmouth's Allie Munroe is playing international hockey for the first time at the Nations Cup in Germany. Munroe is playing defense for Team Canada's National Women's Development Team. Today,...

Post date: January 03, 2018

The province says 500,000 low and middle income earners are now getting tax relief. Changes that came into effect on New Years Day mean 63,000 more Nova Scotians will not pay any provincial income...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Nova Scotia Power is activating its Emergency Operations Centre ahead of tomorrow's storm. The centre will open tonight at 8, and act as a nerve centre for outage restoration planning and response...

Post date: January 03, 2018

A major storm Thursday will bring hurricane force winds to our region with maximum gusts up to 140 km/h over southwestern areas by the afternoon. It will be mainly a rain event in Western Nova...

Post date: January 03, 2018

(Debbie Roberts photo) The 12th annual Yarmouth Polar Bear Dip took place yesterday at noon at Lake Milo. It's an annual fundraiser for the Yarmouth Fire Department. Firefighters were there...

Post date: January 02, 2018

We are expecting the first winter storm of the year to hit on Thursday. Environment Canada has issued special weather statements for all three Maritime provinces, saying significant amounts of...

Post date: January 02, 2018

The mayor of Clark's Harbour is feeling positive for what 2018 will bring to his small town. While Leigh Stoddart says the town of about 760 has it's challenges, he says the people are resilient...

Post date: January 02, 2018

The top local news story of 2017 is the dispute over the location of a new arts centre in Yarmouth. The result of our CJLS.com poll had the issue at the top of the list with 47 percent of your...

Post date: January 02, 2018

PEEWEE AA: The Spears and MacLeod Pharmasave Peewee AA Mariners participated in the Mike Schmitt Memorial tournament in Truro this past weekend. They were victorious against the eventual...

Post date: January 02, 2018

(CJLS News file photo) A Royal Canadian Legion official hopes 2018 will be a good year for Legion branches, especially those in rural areas. The past few years have seen smaller facilities...

Post date: January 02, 2018

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