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GETTING ON THE GRID: Sable Wind will power 4500 homes – How MODG turned Sable gas project revenues into a legacy of green energy. See our special feature section in this week's Journal, celebrating the completion of the Sable Wind project. Contributed Photo

 

MODG supports Energy East Pipeline expansion to Strait Area


By Lois Ann Dort


GUYSBOROUGH – Guysborough council voted in favour of sending letters of support for the initiative to bring the Energy East Pipeline past New Brunswick and into the Strait Area to the Premier of Nova Scotia and the appropriate federal representative at the regular council meeting on Wednesday, December 10. The extension of the pipeline into the area would be a great advantage to the MODG in light of various projects that are currently on the drawing board in the municipality.

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Money and power in Mulgrave


By Lois Ann Dort


MULGRAVE – It's been over a year since Mulgrave residents lost their only financial institution in the town and with it their only access point for ready cash. During this week's regular council meeting on Monday, December 15 staff was happy to report that a new ATM had been installed in the Strait Superport building on Main Street; the former location of the Credit Union. Mayor Lorne MacDonald said the return of the ATM service was welcome news.

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Fighting to save the local Legion in Guysborough

 

The Guysborough Legion, located on Highway 16 on the edge of town, is a well-known landmark for citizens in the area. The long, low red facade, often the signal that the daily commute is almost at an end, serves as a reminder of the military service that is a large part of our past, present and future. Unfortunately the future of the Legion itself is in question as membership declines and revenues to sustain the building become more and more difficult to obtain. In recent years a small and active band of Legion members have put in a renewed effort to once again make the Legion the hub of the community.

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