PORT MEDWAY, NS - It took thousands of miles, a couple of continents and just over 150 years, but a New Zealander has finally been reunited with his Nova Scotian roots.
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A Maritime Mi'kmaq community is offering a helping hand to the Attawapiskat First Nation as it tries to overcome a rash of suicide attempts that are drawing national concern. Eskasoni First Nation had a suicide crisis of its own in 2009 when a rash of young people took their own lives in the span of weeks.
Middle school dances may be a thing of the past in some maritime schools. The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board decided to stop holding school dances for grades six to eight when it switched to a new middle school model earlier this year.
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KENTVILLE, N.S. - SARA CONNORS SPECIAL TO KINGSCOUNTYNEWS.CA To her clients and their families, Stephanie Battams is far more than a hairdresser. She's an angel. Battams owns and operates Homestead Hair, a mobile hairdressing service that caters to people in the vulnerable sector, such as seniors, individuals in palliative care, or the sick and injured.
Too early too judge what effect new vessel will have on Port aux Basque tourism
Sara Connors SPECIAL TO THE NEWS PICTOU, N.S. - The scorching summer heat didn't stop hundreds of people from attending the second annual Pictou Motorcycle Show and Shine last weekend. More than 100 motorcycles were registered for the event, and more than $3,200 was raised, with donations still pouring in.
By SARA CONNORS It took thousands of miles, a couple of continents and just over 150 years, but a New Zealander has finally been reunited with his Nova Scotian roots. As Richard Anderson shares a laugh with his cousin Joelene Arenburg over a
Sara Connors Special to The Gulf News Summer's in full swing and Channel-Port aux Basques recently introduced an all-terrain wheelchair it purchased last year to the Grand Bay West Beaches. Interest in the equipment, however, has been virtually non-existent. The $5,000 wheelchair was only rented once last year, and hasn't been rented at all this year.
ISLE AUX MORTS, N.L. - Sara Connors Special to The Gulf News The Isle Aux Morts Theatre Festival's fifth season is in full swing, and this year's performances are expected to draw in big crowds as they have every summer.
Sara Connors Special to The Southern Gazette A new parish is coming to the Boat Harbour area and it's going to be a family affair. Husband and wife Philip and Charlene Bradley were both ordained into the Community Catholic Church of
Sara Connors Special to The Southern Gazette BURIN BAY ARM, N.L. - When Amanda Duggan began planning a trot in honour of her late friend Justin Harding, she expected only a few dozen family and friends to attend.
MARYSTOWN, N.L. - By Sara Connors Special to the Southern Gazette After almost a full lifetime of giving back to others, a Marystown senior has been recognized by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador for her contributions to her community. Annie Brennan, 88, commonly known as Mrs.