Busy wharf at Larry’s River needs attention

By Lois Ann Dort

LARRY'S RIVER – Last week lobster season started in Larry's River. For fishers that meant not only preparing gear but also honing their steering skills as it continues to be a tight fit for boats that tie-up at the wharf in Larry's River.



Funding for seniors’ spaces in St. Mary’s

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.

CECGA news and notes

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.

Also in this edition...

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 celebrates opening of new fire hall
By Helen Murphy

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.

A cat's tale
By Lois Ann Dort

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

Group fails to get town hall meeting with MODG council
By Helen Murphy

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.

Province celebrates volunteers

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.


Busy wharf at Larry’s River needs attention

By Lois Ann Dort

LARRY'S RIVER – Last week lobster season started in Larry's River. For fishers that meant not only preparing gear but also honing their steering skills as it continues to be a tight fit for boats that tie-up at the wharf in Larry's River.



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