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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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RCMP Issue Alert Warning

RCMP Issue Alert Warning

RCMP Issue Alert Warning

RCMP Issue Alert Warning

The RCMP used the alert system just before 6:00 o’clock last evening to warn of a dangerous situation in Maccan.
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Cumberland's New Emergency Department

Cumberland's New Emergency Department

Cumberland's New Emergency Department

Cumberland's New Emergency Department

The emergency department at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Amherst will reopen in its newly renovated space on Tuesday, February 14th. 
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Aggressive Action for Emergency Care

Aggressive Action for Emergency Care

Aggressive Action for Emergency Care

Aggressive Action for Emergency Care

Nova Scotia’s Minister of Health announced new initiatives today to ease the burden on emergency rooms across the province.
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Fireball in Roslin Triggers Emergency Exercise
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Fireball in Roslin Triggers Emergency Exercise

Fire pagers went off this morning calling five fire departments into action along Highway 366 in Roslin. It was a staged exercise that included police, EMO, and officials from two gas pipeline companies covering much of the Six Rivers area.

Pagers rang out about 9 am announcing a report of a fireball in Roslin, the site of two natural gas pipelines. The exercise called for the worst, a pipeline rupture with fire.

The fire scene was nearly 1600 metres long, with Oxford responding to one end, and Pugwash to the other, with first responders from Wentworth standing by to watch the process. Meanwhile, Maritimes and North East Pipelines were joined by officials from Heritage Gas.

Maritimes and NE runs a pipeline from Goldboro in Guysborough County, all the way through New England to the Boston area. Meanwhile, Heritage Gas has a local service line that connects in Roslin.

While the gas companies jumped into action to replicate the steps they would take to stop the flow of gas, both remotely and on scene, the fire departments rehearsed their roles in fighting fire in the surrounding woods.

The exercise was more of a challenge in securing a water supply for the fire hoses. The Collingwood Department came to the aid of Oxford on one scene, while Wallace sent a tanker to shuttle water to the Pugwash pumper at the other.

The photo at right shows PFD filling the Wallace tanker from a brook about 250 metres from the mock fire scene. The WFD then carried it's 1500 gallon payload to a waiting portable tank, shown above, attached to a stationery pumper.

The firefighters continued the exercise for nearly two hours, then all the participants gathered at the Oxford Fire Department for debriefing. First responders from the Wentworth Fire Department were onlookers for the exercise.

The mock emergency was carried out by Maritimes and NE Gas to assess the preparedness of emergency personnel and their ability to communicate across emergency responders. All were pleased with the fire service's new TMR radio system which links fire with other emergency services, province wide.

Officials were generally pleased with the exercise, noting the first responders conducted themselves well, while a few wrinkles in communication became evident and are easily corrected.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023 12:00 AM

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 9:05 AM

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

Thursday, February 2, 2023 9:05 AM

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

Thursday, February 2, 2023 10:45 AM

Pastor Mark Collins, faith leader, is on Morning Talk every Thursday at 10:45.

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.

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Events This Week

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:00 AM

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 6:00 PM

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

Thursday, February 2, 2023 1:00 PM

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

Thursday, February 2, 2023 7:00 PM

Bingo is held every Thursday at 7 pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

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.

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