On Saturday, April 14, MP Sean Fraser visited the Port Bickerton Community Centre to announce a federal grant through the New Horizons for Seniors Program of $24,000 for the centre’s green space project, which includes a new playground area, a gazebo, and upgrades to the parking lot.
GUYSBOROUGH – Students at Chedabucto Education Centre/ Guysborough Academy have been busy in April. They've taken part in many extracurricular events, bringing recognition of excellence to themselves and their school.
Our editorial looks back on the now defunct Energy East pipeline project and what effect its cancellation may even play in the the fate of the Kinder-Morgan pipeline project on the other side of the country. This past weekend, MODG held its 32nd Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and we've got photos of the event. Health Bite offers some input on putting the "health" into your healthy eating. Educators help shape a community and Guysborough County looks to be in good hands as local teachers are winning awards on multiple fronts. All this plus community news, Born with Sea Legs, Pictures of Our Past and more in this week's edition!
SHERBROOKE – Close to 200 residents, joined by MP Sean Fraser and other special guests, came out to celebrate the official opening of the new Sherbrooke and Area Fire Hall on Saturday.
GUYSBOROUGH – Pieridae Energy has applied to the Nova Scotia Utilities and Review Board for a "permit to construct" its planned $10 billion (US) Goldboro LNG project.
MULGRAVE – Cats are known to have nine lives, and one little kitten in Mulgrave likely spent a few last week when she took an unexpected trip to the the Waste Management Facility in Guysborough via the garbage truck.
Meeting gets testy
GUYSBOROUGH – Last Wednesday's meeting of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough was unusually raucous. A group of residents looking to address what it says is a lack of transparency and accountability from the MODG council failed to get agreement for a town hall meeting following its presentation to council on April 4.
Volunteers from across Nova Scotia, including representatives from Mi'kmaw communities, were honoured at the province's 44th annual Provincial Volunteer Award Ceremony on April 9, at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax.