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.
ST. MARY’S – Riding a groundswell of support for a whale-friendly environment, and with just a hint of déjà vu, James Harpell became the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s newest council member Saturday night [Jan. 16].
ST. MARY’S – Rural decline may be taking the stuffing out of public finances across Nova Scotia, but the Municipality of the District of Saint Mary’s is the picture of health thanks to sound financial management, says Chief Administrative Officer Marvin MacDonald.
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!
ST. MARY’S – Atlantic Gold Corporation has delayed the opening of its Cochrane Hill mine by as much as three years, putting the controversial facility at the bottom of its list of immediate priorities.
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.
GUYSBOROUGH – While the world has been bracing for a health care crisis due to COVID-19, Nova Scotia has been coming to grips with a health care crisis in the ER.
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.
A couple from Guysborough County has brought the iconic Belmont Resort and Golf Course back to life, if only virtually.
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.