Pictou County RCMP arrest two impaired drivers
With Boat Harbour closure looming, union awaits notice on impact for ...
Dorian expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Pictou County
HEADLINES & SIDELINES: September's here, and all is well
Sentence in assault on Yarmouth girl to be handed down Sept. 16
CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Shore birds move through Nova Scotia
FEDERAL ELECTION: Parties asked to stop Canada Post from expanding flyer distribution plans
New health store opens in Stellarton
Belliveau Cove business open for 11,111 consecutive days planning a one-day closure on Sept. 18
Workplace accidents trending downwards in Nova Scotia
ECONOMIC GARDNER: Trenton Park an important piece of the puzzle
Ford recalls 665,000 vehicles for safety issues, includes Atlantic Canadian vehicles
The Ford Motor Company issued four recalls Friday affecting over 665,000 vehicles in North America. The recalls cover braking seal leaks, corrosion of battery juntions, loss of power steering and seat belt restraint issues. The company said ...
Pictou County company lands major contract at U.S. Air Force base in California
STARK International, a Pictou County company that specializes in transformer maintenance and oil diagnostics has won a major contract with the Vandenberg Air Force Base, located in California. The Vandenberg Air Force Base is a Department of ...
Potential Bonavista hotel entrepreneur frustrated with council deliberating
Those behind the proposed Cliff Hotel in Bonavista want residents to know exactly what their council is voting on when it decides to say “yes or no" to the proposed accommodations business in the community. Entrepreneur Michael Earle is ...
Against the grain: Port Rexton brewer deals and adapts to gluten-free lifestyle
Imagine being a chef who cannot taste their food. Or a craftsperson who can’t touch their materials. For Alicia MacDonald of Port Rexton Brewing Co. her recent diagnosis of Celiac Disease puts her in a similar frustrating place. She ...
Clarenville NL dockyard back in business under new ownership
The dockyard in Clarenville may soon be up and running again. The Packet has learned that Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd. has bought the facility. The dockyard has been idle since last year when the previous owners, Burry Group, declared ...
Molson presents cheque to NL Salt Company
At the Ragged Rocks gastropub in Bonavista, Molson celebrated a partner with which they hope to create a further legacy, as they presented Newfoundland Salt Company with the Molson Partnership. The award comes with a $50,000 cheque. Having won ...
VIDEO: How Sobeys plans to replace plastic bags using paper and recycled water bottles
The Kleenex of shopping bags is being kicked to the curb. In this part of the world, whether toting groceries or garbage, any plastic shopping bag is likely to be referred to as a Sobeys bag, whether it’s from that store or ...
SCOTT HANNAH: Six big mistakes people make when trying to get out of debt
Q: My son is in his mid-20s and he feels trapped with nearly $92,000 of debt that he started amassing the day he turned 19. Most of his debt comes from buying expensive trucks. He would trade the truck in before it’s paid off, taking on a new ...
Tips to pay off your mortgage early
Many homeowners dream of being mortgage free and look forward to the day when they make their final repayment on a home loan. But short of a big lottery win or an unexpected inheritance, the chances of paying off a mortgage overnight are slim for ...
Annapolis Royals Founders House all about the best food, supporting local
It didn’t take long for Founders House to become a household name in Annapolis County. Rave reviews on Facebook accounts started the day it opened a year ago and people are still bragging of their dining experiences. The vision of owner ...