Special unveilings planned
Donors, communities to be celebrated at CLC grand opening

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Every part of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough will be made to feel welcome and given a sense of ownership over the new Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex — and that’s not just because of the warm welcome from staff and comfortable surroundings. At the grand opening of the new facility on June 29 and 30, a wall saluting each individual community in the district will be unveiled.



Council notes

Van Zupten responds to trucking concerns
By Helen Murphy

MULGRAVE – In response to complaints about heavy trucks traveling from Martin Marietta to the Superport in Mulgrave, Harvey Van Zupten appeared before town council at its regular meeting on June 18 to discuss his company's safety measures. He emphasized that Zutphen's is safety conscious and uses a GPS tracking system to track each vehicle's speed within different speed-limit zones. He heard from council that the town has received complaints from residents that trucks sometimes cut people off. Van Zupten said he would look into any specific concerns that have arisen.

Promising drill results continue for Anaconda’s Goldboro Project
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Anaconda Mining released more encouraging assay results this week from six drill holes as part of its ongoing drilling program at the site of its proposed gold mine in Goldboro. The drilling program, started in October 2017, aims to confirm the size and quality of gold deposits as the company pursues plans for its Goldboro Gold Project.

Also in this edition...

The Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex is on the mind of our editorial this week, as is the sense of community pride it can potentially foster and grow not that it's complete. One local student is a finalist for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Award for Excellence in Visual Arts, and we've got her story. Speaking of students, it's graduation time again and we've got lists (of awards) and photos (of grads) galore. The Conversations enlightens us that the current Trudeau vs. Trump tiff isn't the first example of political pugilistics between Canada and the US. All this and much more in this week's Journal. Get your copy today!





Showcase for local works

New art, photography gallery to open in Guysborough
By Katherine Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Local artists and photographers will have a new place to showcase and sell their works in early July, with the opening of an art and photography gallery at 102 Main St. in Guysborough. The Loft Gallery will be located upstairs from Rose’s Garden of Gifts in the historic old bank building.

Mulgrave votes to join ESREN

During the Town of Mulgrave’s regularly scheduled council meeting of June 4, 2018, council voted in favour of joining the Eastern-Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The motion to join ESREN was made by Councillor Russell and seconded by Councillor Chisholm.

Desmond inquiry to be held in Guysborough
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Staff from the Nova Scotia Judiciary were in Guysborough on May 29 as part of preparations to hold the fatality inquiry into the deaths of Lionel Desmond and his family here, close to the community where the tragedy occurred in Upper Big Tracadie on Jan. 3, 2017.

Special unveilings planned
Donors, communities to be celebrated at CLC grand opening

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Every part of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough will be made to feel welcome and given a sense of ownership over the new Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex — and that’s not just because of the warm welcome from staff and comfortable surroundings. At the grand opening of the new facility on June 29 and 30, a wall saluting each individual community in the district will be unveiled.



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