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Local warnings, cancellations and closures

August 23

  • The emergency department at Pugwash Hospital is closed from 8 am to 8 pm.

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To report cancellations or closures, phone or text 902-614-3000 or email news@sixrivers.ca. Listen to Six Rivers Radio HERE for current updates during storm or extreme conditions. Report power outages to 1-877-428-6004.

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Oxford Hopes Sink with Seismic Report

Oxford Hopes Sink with Seismic Report

Oxford Hopes Sink with Seismic Report

Oxford Hopes Sink with Seismic Report

The engineers who conducted seismic tests at the Oxford sinkhole report the hole is still growing and there is strong evidence that more sinkholes may follow.
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Firefighters Net Fishing Tourney Success

Firefighters Net Fishing Tourney Success

Firefighters Net Fishing Tourney Success

Firefighters Net Fishing Tourney Success

With more than a fifty percent increase in participation, the 2019 edition of the Pugwash Fire Department fishing tournament was an unqualified success.
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Emergency Services Surprise in Pugwash

Emergency Services Surprise in Pugwash

Emergency Services Surprise in Pugwash

Emergency Services Surprise in Pugwash

Emergency service at the hospital in Pugwash remains open today for the fifth straight day. And the good news is, it will stay open over the weekend and through Monday.
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Village Opens to Direct Dialogue with Residents

Village Opens to Direct Dialogue with...

Village Opens to Direct Dialogue with Residents

Village Opens to Direct Dialogue with Residents

The Pugwash Village Commission is opening the lines of communication directly to the elected commissioners.
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UPDATED: Pickleball Volley at Pugwash Commission

UPDATED: Pickleball Volley at Pugwash...

UPDATED: Pickleball Volley at Pugwash Commission

UPDATED: Pickleball Volley at Pugwash Commission

A few sparks flew at the Pugwash Village Commission last night.
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Health Authority Boss Whips Through Pugwash Visit

Health Authority Boss Whips Through...

Health Authority Boss Whips Through Pugwash Visit

Health Authority Boss Whips Through Pugwash Visit

The CEO of the Nova Scotia Health Authority made a whirlwind stop in Pugwash this morning as part of a provincial tour before retiring later this month. Janet Knox was accompanied by the interim...
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MLA Biographies Now Online from Day One

MLA Biographies Now Online from Day One

MLA Biographies Now Online from Day One

MLA Biographies Now Online from Day One

Did you ever wonder what your MLA did before entering politics? What about the very first Member of the Legislature for your constituency? There is now an online biography for every MLA who ever...
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Online Medical Records System Stumbles

Online Medical Records System Stumbles

Online Medical Records System Stumbles

Online Medical Records System Stumbles

The vendor that provides Nova Scotia with an online medical records service is severing its ties with the system.
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Life for Pugwash Emergency Fizzles Again

Life for Pugwash Emergency Fizzles Again

Life for Pugwash Emergency Fizzles Again

Life for Pugwash Emergency Fizzles Again

Following two open days during the holiday weekend, the emergency department at the Pugwash Hospital has fallen back to closed more than open.
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Cuba and Oxford Lead at Big Lake

Cuba and Oxford Lead at Big Lake

Cuba and Oxford Lead at Big Lake

Cuba and Oxford Lead at Big Lake

The Big Lake Nazarene Church Camp always has guests but this year one guest played host for the week-long event.

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Farmers Market Rises on Pugwash Waterfront
Bill Martin
/ Categories: News

Farmers Market Rises on Pugwash Waterfront

A bright blue roof stands as testament to a new beginning for the Pugwash Farmers’ Market. Construction is well under way at the market site on Durham Street, next to the Library in the ‘Old Train Station’.

A more permanent facility, the front facing kiosks will house 24 stalls, providing protection from the elements, especially the winds off the harbour. Previously, vendors had to wrestle with the wind under pop-up tents.

The Market Coop is anxious to get started on the season. While completion of the building project is still a few weeks away, the stalwart vendors will set-up in the parking area each Saturday morning.

The new kiosks will also open other possibilities for the market site. The president of the coop says the facilities may also be used for other purposes and other days of the week. Many Burgess-Graham says the layout lends itself to fundraising efforts, displays, movie nights, or even an outdoor dance.

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Monday -  8:45 with Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin the MLA for Cumberland North.

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Wednesday - 8:45 with Tory Rushton, MLA for Cumberland South.

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Events This Week

Friday, August 23, 2019 6:00 PM

Fun Night at the Malagash Legion. Pass the Ace, Jig the Joker, and board games.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:00 PM

Chase the Ace at the Pugwash Legion. Click HERE for details.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 PM

Open House at the new Pugwash Harbourfront Centre in Eaton Park. Tour the new facility and enjoy a concert from 2 to 3 pm.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:30 PM

Dancing to Live Music at the Wentworth Community Centre. Click HERE for details.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 3:00 PM

Gospel in the Park at the Pugwash Harbourfront Centre with music by 'For the Master'. In the event of rain, go to Pugwash Baptist Church.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Northport Community Centre.

Monday, August 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Rug Hooking at Northport Community Centre.

Monday, August 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Walk 'n Talk at the Wentworth Community Centre. Click HERE for detail.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Quilting at the Northport Community Centre.

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