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The Nova Scotia Health Authority says another emergency department closure is coming for Roseway Hospital. The department in Shelburne will be closed at 6pm tomorrow and will re-open Saturday...

Post date: August 31, 2017

The fallout from what is now Tropical Depression Harvey in Texas will have an impact on gas prices here in Nova Scotia. The Utility and Review Board will set prices tonight (Thursday Aug. 31) at...

Post date: August 31, 2017

The federal government is providing over $83,000 in funding for the Cape St. Mary Lighthouse. The announcement was made yesterday in Mavilette by West Nova MP Colin Fraser. The money will be...

Post date: August 31, 2017

Now that the $2.5 million dollar pot is gone in Newfoundland's Chase the Ace, those dreaming of hitting it big are turning to Clyde River.The River Hills Golf and Country Club game has an...

Post date: August 31, 2017

Two quick thinking fishermen and help from residents prevented a fire aboard a fishing boat in Yarmouth County from spreading to other vessels. Stephen Bennett and his deckhand, Devin Durling were...

Post date: August 31, 2017

RCMP say evidence collected at the scene of a fire yesterday at a Yarmouth restaurant suggests it may have been intentionally set. Firefighters from three departments responded to a call of a fire...

Post date: August 30, 2017

The president of King's College in Halifax will lead an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia.Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller says William Lahey will also evaluate...

Post date: August 30, 2017

It may be a few months away, but nominations are open for the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Business Awards. The 12th annual event will be held on Thursday, November 2nd, 6:30pm, at...

Post date: August 30, 2017

(The Ragged Island Roosters from Shelburne County perform at this year's Coal Shed Music Festival-CJLS photo) The 11th annual Coal Shed Music Festival gives the spotlight to dozens of local...

Post date: August 30, 2017

A lobster fishermen's organization has grown to over 100 members after just two weeks. The Brazil Rock 33/34 Lobster Fishermen's Association, formed to give a united voice to fishermen, have...

Post date: August 30, 2017

(Seamus O'Regan is Canada's new Minister of Veterans Affairs-photo VA web site) The Royal Canadian Legion Commander, who represents 14 Legion branches from Yarmouth to Chester says he's pleased...

Post date: August 29, 2017

The building that housed Chuck's Diner, a popular eatery on the Hardscratch Road, remains standing but is gutted inside. Lyn Seeley, Platoon Chief with the Yarmouth Fire Department, says the...

Post date: August 29, 2017

Four people were sent to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Barrington this morning. It happened near Exit 29 on Highway 103. RCMP Media Relations Officer Corporal Jennifer Clarke says a...

Post date: August 29, 2017

Emergency responders are on the scene of a two-vehicle collision in Barrington on Highway 103 near exit 29. Barrington RCMP report there are injuries but couldn't confirm how many. Exit 29 is...

Post date: August 29, 2017

A popular Yarmouth eating establishment has been gutted by fire. At least four area fire departments battled flames at Chuck's Diner on the Hardscratch Road earlier this morning. Yarmouth...

Post date: August 29, 2017

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