Special by-election fills seat in St. Mary’s District 3/5

By Lois Ann Dort

SHERBROOKE – It has been almost half a year since residents in District 3/5 (Melrose-Aspen-Caledonia area) in the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s have had a representative at the council table. After last Saturday’s by-election there will finally be a new face at the council table this spring, Kaytland Smith.



Also in this edition...

An extensive Q&A session with MODG Chief Accounting Officer Barry Carroll is featured this week while our editorial digs into the return of the gold mining industry to the local area; it's a dog's life for Murphy's Law (well ... dog owner's life, actually) and "A People of Perseverance", a new semi-regular column debuts, covering the culture and history of Tor Bay and its Acadian population.





MLS chooses Hazel Hill site for proposed launch complex
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – A company looking to develop a commercial operation to launch satellites into space looked at 14 potential sites in North America and Tuesday, March 14, it announced its final selection is a site near Canso and Hazel Hill.

Hines pushes for public meeting on EHS relocation
By Lois Ann Dort

The relocation of the Emergency Health Services base in Sherbrooke is on hold -- for now. Last week the Progressive Conservative candidate for Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie, Rob Wolf, said current MLA Lloyd Hines needed to provide clarity on rumoured plans to shut down the Emergency Health Services depot in Sherbrooke and move it to Melrose.

Local officer among crime prevention award recipients

GUYSBOROUGH – The province paid tribute to those who prevent crime and make Nova Scotia communities safer with the Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention on March 9. The three winners of the policing award included Const. Nathan Sparks of the Guysborough RCMP detachment. Const. Sparks championed a hybrid hub model for youth intervention in Guysborough County, which has been instrumental in helping troubled youth before they end up in court.


Special by-election fills seat in St. Mary’s District 3/5

By Lois Ann Dort

SHERBROOKE – It has been almost half a year since residents in District 3/5 (Melrose-Aspen-Caledonia area) in the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s have had a representative at the council table. After last Saturday’s by-election there will finally be a new face at the council table this spring, Kaytland Smith.



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