Parents and students support teachers

By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – Through the many twist and turns in the contract negotiations between the province and the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, one thing has remained constant; support for teachers by parents and students.



Mulgrave council

Dates set for amalgamation hearings
By By Helen Murphy

MULGRAVE – The UARB has set dates for public hearings into the proposed dissolution of the Town of Mulgrave and amalgamation with the Municipality of the District of Guysborough. Hearings will be held March 20-23, 2017, with an evening session on March 20. A second evening session will be held in Guysborough on March 21.

Fortress Rum barrels shape new Glynnevan Cabot Triple Barrelled Whisky

SYDNEY – Authentic Seacoast Distilling Company Ltd. launched the newest member of their award-winning Glynnevan Whisky family, a triple barrelled Canadian rye whisky finished in Fortress Rum barrels from the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site on Cape Breton Island this week. Glynnevan Cabot Triple Barrelled Canadian Rye Whisky is Authentic Seacoast’s continued tribute to magnificent Cape Breton and to its traditions, beauty and people.

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More input on the current state of educational affairs in the province via our editorial, Murphy's Law struggles with the stresses of holiday decorating when combined with flatpack furniture, Health Bite is along for the ride with part two of a three-part holiday feature and holiday photos from events around the area to help get you in a festive mood.





Mulgrave council

ATVers complain about trail barricades
By Helen Murphy

MULGRAVE – Two residents came to Mulgrave’s town council meeting last week to complain about barricades the town installed along a trail through the town.

Funding boost for Stonewall Leisure Park

SHERBROOKE – Government funding will be used to replace an existing boardwalk and improve signage and trails at Stonewall Leisure Park in Sherbrooke.

Guysborough CAO addresses expense criticisms
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – In his monthly report to MODG council last week, CAO Barry Carroll addressed what he said are “misrepresentations” in social media about expense reimbursements. “We have also found ourselves to be a target on social media by primarily a couple of residents who regularly post incorrect or one-sided information on a Facebook site,” he wrote in his report.

Report on terminals “defies logic”, says Mann
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – The leadership of the proposed Melford International Terminal says a recent report that recommends the provincial government focus on supporting the Port of Halifax, and not other proposed ports in Nova Scotia, is an “amateur” piece of work.

Theatre review

Small Things brings laughter and other gifts to Guysborough
By Lois Ann Dort

Last week the Mulgrave Road Theatre brought their latest show, Small Things by Daniel MacIvor, home to the Chedabucto Place Performance Centre in Guysborough. Local audiences were not disappointed.

MODG pursuing new strategic plan
By Helen Murphy

GUYSOROUGH – The Municipality of the District of Guysborough has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for consulting services to assist it in developing a new strategic plan.


Parents and students support teachers

By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – Through the many twist and turns in the contract negotiations between the province and the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, one thing has remained constant; support for teachers by parents and students.



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