Search and Rescue could dissolve without funding support

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – The volunteer organization that rescues people who are lost could use a little rescuing of its own. Without funding support, the group may dissolve at the end of this year. In that case, those needing help could wait hours for a team from another area of Nova Scotia to arrive.



Boylston man charged after threatening RCMP with firearm

BOYLSTON – A 20-year-old man arrested after threatening citizens and RCMP officers in Guysborough District on July 13 has been remanded to the East Coast Forensic Hospital for assessment. William Anthony Pius George appeared in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court on Friday. He is scheduled to be back in court on August 5 to answer to the charges.

Mulgrave Road Theatre opens window to memories
By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – Everybody has a story to tell, even if they don’t know it. That is the premise behind the newest offering from the Mulgrave Road Theatre Company, Generations, arriving just in time for Guysborough Come Home Week.

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Marking the 10th anniversary of Cormorant helicopter crash, premier's meeting with MODG, a closer look at Pokemon pandemonium and a local stop along an inspirational walk across the Maritimes.





Melford poised to become North America’s first port of call with SSA Marine partnership
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – A new partnership to develop the planned marine terminal at Melford, along the Strait of Canso, is being described as a game-changer in getting the project built. SSA Marine, Melford International Terminal and Cyrus Capital Partners L.P. announced their joint venture and investment in the Melford Atlantic Gateway last Wednesday.

Excitement at Superport Days as major projects near milestones
By Allan Murphy

DUNDEE – There was a new energy at Superport Days ‘16 in Dundee last week as projects that have been in the works for years are coming fast to decision points and Melford International Terminal presented details on an exciting new partnership.

Government of Canada invests in seven fishing harbours in Central Nova

OWL’S HEAD – On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $10.8 million over the next two years in the repair and maintenance of harbour infrastructure at seven small craft harbours in Central Nova.


Search and Rescue could dissolve without funding support

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – The volunteer organization that rescues people who are lost could use a little rescuing of its own. Without funding support, the group may dissolve at the end of this year. In that case, those needing help could wait hours for a team from another area of Nova Scotia to arrive.



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