AMONG FRIENDS: Pictou artist’s creations set in stone
AT THE LIBRARY: Reaping the rewards of summer reading
OUTDOOR WORLD: Colours to attract fish
WEATHER UNIVERSITY: Tuesday’s tornado wasn’t the first
ATLANTIC MARINE FORECAST for Aug. 15, 2018
Yarmouth's Josh Cochrane's tribute to honour the lives lost in the Fredericton ...
OLIVER: Seek savings on scholastic spending
SUMMER SUDS High hopes for hops: Hamiltons Hop Yard growing the flavours that make craft beers interesting
SUMMER SUDS Not just taste: Unique label art, logos a big part of the Annapolis Valley craft beer industry
Discussions and information gathering continues on Bay Ferries' proposal to sail to and from Bar Harbor instead of Portland
Bar Harbor council won't be considering second ferry service proposal
SUMMER SUDS ‘A disadvantage in our own market’: Craft beer brewer association president says Nova Scotia brewers hit with unfair tax
Bay Ferries releases June passenger count, says looking ahead 'sales have been strong" for 2018 season
YARMOUTH, N.S. – The Cat ferry’s numbers are in for the month of June and, according to Bay Ferries, during 16 round trips the ferry carried 6,723 passengers over a three-week period from the time the season started on June 8. This ...
Pictou County company’s Blue Lobster Vodka Soda a big hit with consumers
STELLARTON, N.S. The popularity of a new carbonated alcoholic drink made by a Pictou County company has found some unexpected success. Evan MacEachern, with the Nova Scotia Spirit Co. based out of its new location in Stellarton, said the ...
Bar Harbor council approves motion to consider proposal put forth by Bay Ferries for Bar Harbor to Yarmouth ferry service
BAR HARBOR – Bar Harbor town council has agreed to consider a proposal from Bay Ferries that would see ferry service between Yarmouth and Bar Harbor instead of Portland. Bay Ferries – which operated ferry service between Bar Harbor ...
Paper Excellence says it has no plans to pull out of Pictou County
Paper Excellence is committed to continuing operations at Northern Pulp, says Kathy Cloutier, communications director for Paper Excellence. “You don’t leave an area because there are some protests,” she said. Paper Excellence ...
Jumpstarting your dream project
Minutes before it’s set to close, Joey Batts and Rudy’s Kickstarter campaign to scrape together the money to shoot a short documentary about Nova Scotia is sitting pretty. The two teachers from Connecticut were hoping to raise ...
Spring frosts don’t slow down strawberry season in Antigonish County
Although the cooler temperatures of spring overstaying their welcome have proven a nightmare for some berry producers in Nova Scotia, this strawberry season is business as usual, with no unusual impediments, for David Haverkort with Haveracres ...
Newfoundland transgender woman has learned transition comes with a cost
In the tiny community of New Harbour about an hour’s drive west of St. John’s, N.L., a 51-year-old who identified as a man for decades publicly came out six weeks ago as a woman. Meet Sarah-Dena Harnum. There are still a few ...
FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH: It ain’t easy summer livin’ if left in debt from your kid’s camp
One summertime ritual is almost upon us and - even though the school-related expenses will take a break for a couple of months - the pressure is now on for some families to find the money to pay for summer camp for one or more children. The ...
MacGillivray Properties plans new life for waterfront warehouse
The warehouses by the East River in downtown New Glasgow are a piece of the scenery that can be taken for granted, sitting unused at the waterfront. That’s about to change. Jamie MacGillivray, owner of MacGillivray Properties, said he ...
Uncle Leo’s Brewery setting up outdoor beer garden at Pictou’s Hector Heritage Quay
PICTOU Karl and Rebecca Whiffen will not only be busy making craft beer this summer, they will also be serving it on Pictou’s waterfront. As owners of Uncle Leo’s Brewery, located in Lyons Brook, the couple have decided to expand ...