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A bit of a reprieve at the pumps this morning. The price of gas dropped by 2.7 cents a litre overnight. Around parts of Yarmouth this morning, regular self-serve gasoline is selling for $1.31...

Post date: June 01, 2018

The Prime Minister has announced Canada will be imposing tariffs on US steel, aluminium, and other products.This is in retaliation for US President Donald Trump's tariffs on the same Canadian...

Post date: May 31, 2018

Members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union will elect their next president today.Two candidates, Grant Frost and Paul Wozney are the two names remaining on the ballot.A first ballot last week saw...

Post date: May 31, 2018

A Yarmouth man is one of many Nova Scotia Emergency Health Services employees to be recognized for their long service. Well known paramedic Terry Muise was honoured for 40 years of service. He...

Post date: May 31, 2018

Nova Scotia's Fisheries Minister says while it's the responsibility of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans to address lobster poaching, his department is doing what it can. Commercial...

Post date: May 31, 2018

The Municipality of Shelburne is trying to develop a strategic plan for recreation services. They are hosting two public sessions today, the first one starting at 1:30 at the Sandy Point Community...

Post date: May 31, 2018

Thursday at midnight marks the end of the 2017-2018 fall lobster season in LFA's 33 and 34. Final catch numbers aren't available yet. But Yarmouth fisherman Bernie Berry says catches in 34 were...

Post date: May 30, 2018

The Town of Yarmouth will be presented with a revised pricing structure for fire dispatch service. CAO's from municipal units served by the Yarmouth Fire Department dispatchers have been meeting...

Post date: May 30, 2018

There is worry that the next Yarmouth minor hockey season will not go ahead. There are several vacant positions on the board of the Yarmouth County Minor Hockey Association. Past-president Ian White...

Post date: May 30, 2018

Congratulations to all track and field athletes who competed at regional track and field at Acadia University this past weekend. Maple Grove Jr Girl's team finished fourth, while the Jr. boys...

Post date: May 30, 2018

YCMHS results for the NSSAF regional track and field championships that were held at Acadia last weekend. Yarmouth High has 9 athletes advancing to provincials this weekend in Sydney. The...

Post date: May 30, 2018

The Canadian government is getting into the oil business, but only on a temporary basis. Finance Minister Bill Morneau explains the government is buying the Trans Mountain pipeline project in...

Post date: May 29, 2018

Friends of the Light are excited about this year's tourism season. The museum, located in the lightkeeper's house, is undergoing some final renovations but the gift shop is open. Patti Durkee,...

Post date: May 29, 2018

(The Cat passing Bug Light in Yarmouth Harbour on Monday May 28-CJLS News photo) The president and CEO of Bay Ferries is very pleased with advanced bookings for the Cat ferry. It begins it's...

Post date: May 29, 2018

Tax rates in the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth are going up. At a meeting last week, council increased the residential rate by one cent, to $1.17 per $100 of assessment. The...

Post date: May 28, 2018

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