Personal memories of Swissair
Group rallying for community centre at former Barton school hosts first ...
Digby County convenience store has a Maud Lewis twist
Long Island whale-watching video goes viral
Mosquitoes persisting through drought in South West Nova Scotia
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Give your growing family space to breathe with a basement refresh
The Digby Courier
See what the Federation of Canadian Municipalities was doing in rural Nova Scotia
RCMP divers searching Digby County lake for missing person
SERIES: The Holocaust - Halifax's Natan Nevo paints over dark days of war with a positive look at life and people
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Digby
SERIES: North Sydney couple lost families in Holocaust, found each other
Three people charged in connection with Yarmouth County robbery
SERIES: The Holocaust - Tribute to Philip Riteman by longtime friend Bob Watson
Note: Bob Watson was a friend of Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman. They met in 2010 when Watson, as part of the diversity committee at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Kingstec Campus in Kentville, invited Riteman to speak. From that ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - 'A time of emptiness, pain and desperation', excerpted from Helena Jockel's 'We Sang in Hushed Voices'
Helena Jockel (née Kahan) was born in Czechoslovakia in 1919. She became an elementary school teacher and taught in Hungary. When the Nazis invaded that country in March 1944, she focused on saving “her” children. She accompanied ...
Sexual assault nurse examiner program recruiting RNs to be based in Kentville
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program is coming to Kentville and looking to hire Annapolis Valley registered nurses to train and join its team. ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Seeing and surviving the unthinkable
Editor’s note: The headline was surprising — “Holocaust is fading from memory, survey finds.” That was in the New York Times. There were similar headlines in USA Today, NBC News, and other major U.S. media outlets. The ...
Electoral Boundaries Commission proposes return to Acadian ridings
TUSKET, YARMOUTH COUNTY, NS – It was welcome news to those in the room that a proposal being looked at by a 2018 Electoral Boundaries Commission is to reinstate Acadian and African Nova Scotian ridings. Still, to avoid a repeat of 2012 when ...
Annapolis County man murdered in New Glasgow
NEW GLASGOW, NS – A 33-year-old Annapolis County man has been charged with second degree murder after another Annapolis County man died at a hotel on Westville Road, Pictou County Sept. 7. Jason David Bezanson was arrested Sept. 8 and has ...
Middleton RCMP charge man with sexual offences, more complainants possible
MIDDLETON, NS – An Annapolis County man faces a number of sexual offence charges, trafficking, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and production of a controlled substance. Middleton RCMP responded to a complaint Aug. 20 that ...
Public consultations set for electoral boundary review this week in Shelburne, Tusket and Saulnierville
SOUTHWESTERN NS – The Electoral Boundaries Commission will hold public consultations in Shelburne, Tusket and Clare in this week as part of the 15 hearings being held across Nova Scotia to obtain public input regarding provincial electoral ...
New boardwalk in Brier Island opens Sept. 8
The Big Meadow Bog Boardwalk is hosting a grand opening celebration on Sept. 8 at 1:15 p.m. in Brier Island. The new boardwalk on the Island is one of three phases to create a boardwalk around the full width of the Island. “From ...
Middleton woman survives seven-metre fall down Cape and Sand cliff
COTTAGE COVE, NS - A Middleton woman suffered shoulder injuries but survived a seven-metre fall down a cliff on the Fundy shoreline Sept. 4. A retired couple in their 70s were walking their dog along the cliff at the popular Cape and Sand area ...