MODG sells nursing homes

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – As of 1:01 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) was out of the nursing home business. That’s when a deal to sell Milford Haven Home for Special Care in Guysborough and Seaside Manor in Canso to GEM Health Care Group closed.



Spaceport plans delayed
By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

CANSO – Maritime Launch Services (MLS) will not get liftoff as early as the company had hoped.

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Our editorial wonders if the approach that helped Erin O’Toole capture leadership of the Conservative Party will be what helps or hinders his chances to become Prime Minister. Murphy's Law is still (country) rockin' around the Christmas tree, with no signs of stopping just yet. Additional headlines include: Residents question delivery of unsolicited publication; U.S. couple anxiously awaits return to N.S.; Panel finds Rodgers engaged in professional misconduct; Families await vaccine for loved ones in nursing home; Business owners relocate to Goldboro – and more! It's only a few weeks into the new year but the news is already piling up. Keep on top of it all by picking up a copy of your Guysborough Journal today!





Residents call for urgent action on unsafe road
By Janice Christie, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

HARRIGAN COVE – Atkins Point Road is a secondary road in Harrigan Cove with 30 residents in 16 homes. Initially a loop connected by a bridge, it has been barricaded by DOT since 2015 due to the breakdown of the abutment at either end.

From trash to gas: Green things happening at landfill
By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

The saying goes that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. In this case, trash is gas and that, in turn, is power – of the electric kind.

Mulgrave still waiting for action on dangerous intersection
By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

MULGRAVE – The intersection in Aulds Cove linking Highway 344 to the Trans-Canada Highway has been a safety concern for many years, especially for the Town of Mulgrave; it’s the chief means of egress from the community.


MODG sells nursing homes

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – As of 1:01 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) was out of the nursing home business. That’s when a deal to sell Milford Haven Home for Special Care in Guysborough and Seaside Manor in Canso to GEM Health Care Group closed.





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