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.
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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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.
SHERBROOKE – Old Fashioned Christmas had its best opening weekend so far with well over 6,000 visitors on opening night and close to 2,000 on Saturday taking part in activities.
SHERBROOKE – Government funding will be used to replace an existing boardwalk and improve signage and trails at Stonewall Leisure Park in Sherbrooke.
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.
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.
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.
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.