MULGRAVE – If you have ever attended a Town of Mulgrave council meeting you’ve likely heard about chickens.
ST. MARY’s – The chance to christen the new Country Harbour ferry, connecting the municipal districts of St. Mary’s and Guysborough, is bringing history alive for hundreds of school children and renewing community hopes for smooth sailing ahead.
Our editorial continues the hot topic of conversation on doctor recruitment while Murphy's Law recounts week one of a two-week quarantine period. Additional headlines include Community support needed to establish daycare centre; Poor lighthouse road could derail tourism; John Meagher wanted to die at home – and many more! Plus The Conversation and Baking During the Pandemic are along for the ride as well. Pick up a copy of this week's edition and see what your Guysborough Journal has to offer.
ST. MARY’S – Council in the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s has approved its budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year, one highlighted by no tax increases and a multi-million-dollar surplus.
BOYLSTON – “It won’t happen again,” is what Shelley McGee-Wilson said of her less than perfect preparation for the ice storm that hit parts of Guysborough County Easter weekend.
ST. MARY’S – As pharmacies and clinics mobilize across the province this week to vaccinate residents against COVID-19, St. Mary’s residents will have to travel out of district to receive their shots, according to the most recent booking information from the province.
GUYSBOROUGH – Earlier this month, a student from Chedabucto Education Centre / Guysborough Academy (CECGA) posted a note to social media stating that, although she was not Black or a person of colour, she had seen her friends face racism at the school. The post specifically highlights the bystander problem, alleging that some students made fun of other ethnicities, while other students and teachers heard the comments and ignored them.
NORTH OGDEN – The sun’s out, the snow is melting and the sap is running fast in North Ogden, Guysborough County.
SHEET HARBOUR – Residents were quick to answer the call put out by Lawton’s Sheet Harbour pharmacist, Tanya Smiley, on March 25 for those 75 and over to book appointments for their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.