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Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Surprise Admin Shakeup at Oxford Town Hall

Surprise Admin Shakeup at Oxford Town...

Surprise Admin Shakeup at Oxford Town Hall

Surprise Admin Shakeup at Oxford Town Hall

Surprising news from Oxford — the town eliminated the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The current CAO, Rachel Jones, was released from her contract early today. 
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It's Official: New Premier, New Cabinet, New Names

It's Official: New Premier, New Cabinet,...

It's Official: New Premier, New Cabinet, New Names

It's Official: New Premier, New Cabinet, New Names

Iain Rankin is now officially the Premier of Nova Scotia. He was sworn in as Nova Scotia's 29th Premier today by Lieutenant-Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc in a ceremony at Halifax's Convention Centre.
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EHS Under Fire for Emergency Response Times

EHS Under Fire for Emergency Response...

EHS Under Fire for Emergency Response Times

EHS Under Fire for Emergency Response Times

The death of a woman in Bass River continues to fuel debate over the efficiency of emergency services.
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NS Vaccine Program Launched Today in Halifax

NS Vaccine Program Launched Today in...

NS Vaccine Program Launched Today in Halifax

NS Vaccine Program Launched Today in Halifax

Nova Scotia's COVID-19 vaccine program launched today with a so-called ‘prototype community vaccine clinic’ at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.
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Canoe Cove Saturday Comes to Six Rivers Sunday

Canoe Cove Saturday Comes to Six Rivers...

Canoe Cove Saturday Comes to Six Rivers Sunday

Canoe Cove Saturday Comes to Six Rivers Sunday

When is a Saturday night radio program broadcast on a Sunday? When it’s very special, that's when — and it is special today!
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Seven Seats, Seven Councillors in Oxford

Seven Seats, Seven Councillors in Oxford

Seven Seats, Seven Councillors in Oxford

Seven Seats, Seven Councillors in Oxford

Oxford Town Council is back up to full strength, with the swearing-in of two new councillors who were elected on January 30th. 
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This Date Holds Special Meaning

This Date Holds Special Meaning

This Date Holds Special Meaning

This Date Holds Special Meaning

Yesterday's date, expressed in numbers, is rather special.
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PCs Unveil Election Style Health Plan

PCs Unveil Election Style Health Plan

PCs Unveil Election Style Health Plan

PCs Unveil Election Style Health Plan

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, long waiting lists for medical procedures, and communities competing to find new doctors and nurses, Nova Scotia’s opposition leader says, “Change is...
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Oxford Rallies to Seek Kraft HockeyVille

Oxford Rallies to Seek Kraft HockeyVille

Oxford Rallies to Seek Kraft HockeyVille

Oxford Rallies to Seek Kraft HockeyVille

The closure of the Oxford Arena, early last year, was certainly an eye-opener, but was it a blessing in disguise?
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Nova Scotia's Vaccination Plan — Age Before Beauty

Nova Scotia's Vaccination Plan — Age...

Nova Scotia's Vaccination Plan — Age Before Beauty

Nova Scotia's Vaccination Plan — Age Before Beauty

Age will be the primary factor as Nova Scotia rolls out its COVID-19 general vaccination program later this month.

Top Stories

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Bill Casey, M.P. 0 1151 Article rating: No rating

Currently, 93% of police, fire, paramedic and ambulance calls in Nova Scotia are handled through two 911 communications centers.  The RCMP operates one in Truro and the HRM Police have one in Dartmouth. 

What's the Rush in Wentworth?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Carol Hyslop 0 1384 Article rating: No rating

This is a letter to all who are lobbying to have the speed limit increased through the community of Wentworth. You say the speed limit through my community should be increased because the road itself will handle it. You are right, the road would handle it, but the community would not.

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Event List
Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:45 AM

Deputy Mayor, Kathy Redmond is leading the Cumberland County initiative to re-establish a campground in Wentworth. She will chat live on Morning Talk at 8:45 am.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:45 AM

Mark Collins chatting about faith, live on Morning Talk, usually Thursday at 9:45 am, but for this week only at 9:05.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:45 AM

Lenore Zann, MP for Cumberland-Colchester, chats live on Morning Talk on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:45 am.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:45 AM

Tory Rushton, MLA for Cumberland South, live on Morning Talk each Wednesday at 8:45 am.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:45 AM

Mark Collins chatting about faith, live on Morning Talk each Thursday at 9:45 am.

Events This Week

Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. Limited to the first 50 people. Public health rules in place.

Friday, February 26, 2021 9:00 AM

Order your Johnny Cash cupcakes in support of the Open Hamper Foodbank. Click HERE for details.

Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:00 PM

Chase the Ace at the Pugwash Legion, now open on Saturdays.

Monday, March 1, 2021 10:00 AM

Walk and Talk every Monday and Wednesday at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 PM

Baked Fresh Wednesday in support of Big Lake Camp. Click HERE for details.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:00 PM

Pugwash Fire Department Toonie Draw, the 50/50 community fundraiser. Click HERE for details.

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