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New Pugwash Library Opens on Monday

New Pugwash Library Opens on Monday

New Pugwash Library Opens on Monday

New Pugwash Library Opens on Monday

The new $2.198-million Pugwash Library will open its doors to the public on Monday.
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MLA/Minister to Address Wentworth Concerns

MLA/Minister to Address Wentworth...

MLA/Minister to Address Wentworth Concerns

MLA/Minister to Address Wentworth Concerns

The Protect Wentworth Valley Committee (PWV) will host another public meeting next weekend to press their concerns about the proposed mega wind project for Higgins Mountain.
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Shubenacadie Sam: Go Back to Bed

Shubenacadie Sam: Go Back to Bed

Shubenacadie Sam: Go Back to Bed

Shubenacadie Sam: Go Back to Bed

Shubenacadie Sam says go back to bed for six more weeks of winter.
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Miners Suffer Critical Home Loss

Miners Suffer Critical Home Loss

Miners Suffer Critical Home Loss

Miners Suffer Critical Home Loss

The Springhill Coal Miners dropped an important game before a home crowd on Saturday, as the visiting River Valley Lumberjacks skated to a 4-2 win.
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Shots Fired in Springhill Apartment

Shots Fired in Springhill Apartment

Shots Fired in Springhill Apartment

Shots Fired in Springhill Apartment

The RCMP responded to shots fired within a Springhill apartment on Saturday.
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Town and County Join in Garbage Biz

Town and County Join in Garbage Biz

Town and County Join in Garbage Biz

Town and County Join in Garbage Biz

Big changes to garbage collection in Cumberland County are set for next year.
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Province Funds Local Doctor Search

Province Funds Local Doctor Search

Province Funds Local Doctor Search

Province Funds Local Doctor Search

The provincial government is providing funding to help community organizations recruit and retain healthcare professionals, to the tune of just over $175 thousand dollars in Cumberland County, with Pugwash receiving $25 thousand and change. 
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Catastrophe Awaits on Chignecto Isthmus

Catastrophe Awaits on Chignecto Isthmus

Catastrophe Awaits on Chignecto Isthmus

Catastrophe Awaits on Chignecto Isthmus

Local officials are concerned that senior governments are not moving quickly enough to ward off a catastrophe that is waiting to happen on the Isthmus of Chignecto.
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Angry Premier Calls the Police into Action
Bill Martin
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Angry Premier Calls the Police into Action

NOVA SCOTIA NOW HAS 122 CONFIRMED COVID CASES

Nova Scotia’s Premier has lost patience with people who continue to ignore health warnings or practice physical distancing and self-isolation.

Stephen McNeil refers to them as “The reckless few,” those Nova Scotians who continue to drive to beaches and parks and continue in large number for recreation.

The Premier said, “This is not going to end any time soon if you, the reckless few, continue to break the rules. He says the time for education is over and action is required. McNeil added, “We need to take this up a notch.” Police have been instructed to begin ticketing and towing.

Meanwhile, another twelve positive cases were reported yesterday, bring the provincial total to 122 confirmed cases.

The Chief Medical Officer says while the numbers include those younger than 10 and up to the mid 70s, Dr. Robert Strang says most of the cases involve people between 20 and 60. He says this is a good ting as there are no cases in patients over 80, among the most vulnerable of the population.

Strang says most of the cases are still connected to travel. He says health officials investigate confirmed cases and can usually trace them back to a traveller or someone who came in contact with a traveller. He added the search follows to two levels of separation which includes any third case contracted from the other two.

However, Strang says when you get to a third level or more, that is what they call community spread which is harder to trace and therefore more difficult to isolate and control. He says community spread is expected but has not yet been identified in Nova Scotia.

The medical officer emphasized once again that the best defence is keeping your distance — about two metres from each other — and staying home, away from interpersonal contact.

Other than people who are required to maintain isolation for 14 days — those who travelled outside the province and those who have tested positive — people are not housebound. However, the premier says, “Grocery shopping is not a family outing.” Each household should designate one person to do the shopping, minimizing the external contact.

To date, Nova Scotia has 4,731 negative test results and 122 confirmed cases. Dr. Strang noted that three people are currently in hospitalseven patients have fully recovered.

Nova Scotia’s 811 telephone service is NOT for general questions. It is for people actually suffering symptoms of the coronavirus. Anyone referred to an assessment site by 811 will be tested.

If you think you have the symptoms, answer the self-evaluation questionnaire available online at https://811.novascotia.ca/. People are urged to complete the evaluation and call 811 only if the results indicate.

For up-to-date information, handwashing posters, and fact sheets, go to https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus.

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Radio This Week

Event List
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 12:00 AM

Listen to Morning Talk Replay. Click HERE to listen to recent interviews from our archive.

Saturday, February 4, 2023 8:00 PM

Saturday Night in a Harbour Town, featuring traditional East Coast music, airs every Saturday at 8 pm on Six Rivers All Hit Radio and Six Rivers Country.

Sunday, February 5, 2023 9:00 AM

Sunday Wrap, the week in review, is aired on the Six Rivers Radio Network every Sunday morning. Listen at 9:00.

Sunday, February 5, 2023 2:00 PM

A special replay of Saturday Night in a Harbour Town with host Eric MacEwen is heard every Sunday at 2 pm on Six Rivers All Hit Music and Six Rivers Country.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 9:45 AM

Dr. Stephen Ellis, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester will be on Morning Talk every second Tuesday. Listen at 9:45.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 9:05 AM

Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources, is on Morning Talk each Wednesday at 9:05.

Thursday, February 9, 2023 9:05 AM

Murray Scott, Mayor of Cumberland County, is on Morning Talk every Thursday. Listen at 9:05.

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Events This Week

Saturday, February 4, 2023 10:00 AM

Pickle Ball is played every Saturday from 10 am to noon at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Sunday, February 5, 2023 2:00 PM

Hope Centre Online is a worship service every Sunday at 2:15 pm. Click HERE to join on Zoom. The room opens at 2 pm.

Sunday, February 5, 2023 3:00 PM

Yoga is held every Sunday at 3 pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Monday, February 6, 2023 10:00 AM

Pickle Ball is played every Monday from 10 am to noon at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 1:00 PM

Walk and Talk is held every Tuesday at 1 pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:00 AM

Pickle Ball is played every Wednesday from 10 am to noon at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 11:00 AM

The Pugwash Fire Department will host a COVID Vaccine Drop-in Clinic from 11 am to 2 pm for those 5 years and over. No appointment necessary.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 6:00 PM

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

Thursday, February 9, 2023 11:00 AM

The Wallace Community Centre will host a COVID Vaccine Drop-in Clinic from 11 am to 2 pm for those aged 5 and over. No appointment is necessary.

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