Margaret and Adam Miller welcome a daughter | Celebrations ...

Margaret Marie and Adam Hunter Miller of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Ember Marie Miller, June 21, 2017. Maternal grandparents are ...and more »...

Clyde Chism

Surviving him are daughters Adell (Larry) Harrison of Galt and Lynn (John) Stroh of Lodi; five grandchildren, John Larry Harrison, Tammy (Tim) Dickison, Cory (Allena)...

Life-saving naloxone for opioid overdoses to be offered for free

"By putting naloxone in pharmacies, we want to make it accessible to everyone in a convenient and trusted location, one that doesn't carry a stigma...

Ecoheads Partners with Kevin Murphy to Bring the Newest Development in Water-Saving Showerheads to Partner ...

Ecoheads is achieving excellence with the latest enhancements to its water-saving showerhead, and the first to benefit will be Kevin Murphy salons following a landmark...

Solar energy program available to community groups

"Nova Scotia has continued to be a national and international leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions because we have been innovators and investors in clean...

43 pre-primary centres to be open by September in Nova Scotia

On Tuesday, Education Minister Zach Churchill told reporters the sites were selected based on need in specific areas and space available. "And we also tried...

'The Rift' by Nina Allan reviewed in sci-fi roundup

Science fiction isn't always about futuristic cities, as Christopher Rowe reminds us in the complex and inventive stories that make up "Telling the Map," his...

Council could extend recycling program without glass

Councilman John Lohr, a strong proponent of recycling who takes his items to Shred Monster two to three times a month, agreed that the local...

Annapolis Valley man's Lyme disease pills seized at US border - The Register/Advertiser

The Register/AdvertiserAnnapolis Valley man's Lyme disease pills seized at US borderThe Register/AdvertiserDonnie Blenus firmly believes his days were numbered when this photo was taken about...

ALICE ROSS: Summer prime time to spend in Mira area

The recreation of this popular TV game show was part of the closing events for Mira Gala 150. Host Richard Dawson (aka Alfie MacLeod) enjoyed...

VIBERT: Weighing public and private interests

Cameron's suit alleges wrongful dismissal, defamation and/or abuse of public office by the province, Premier Stephen McNeil and former justice minister Diana Whalen. There is...

Ketchikan police make meth arrest, seize 30 grams

Police, on June 30 contacted Mark Furey, 57, and served him summons to appear in court for one count of second-degree misconduct involving a controlled...

Lawyer who wrote 'unconquered people' brief wins bid to keep lawsuit details secret

The next round in a former government lawyer's legal battle against Premier Stephen McNeil and former justice minister Diana Whalen will take place under a...

Regan Shetsky's parents get apology at DMV hearing

Regan was killed, and her father was injured. Kelly Shetsky says at the hearing she learned this was not the woman's first issue behind the...

Treasury board appointees slight against Cape Breton, says MLA MacLeod

Former Cape Breton-Richmond MLA and house leader Michel Samson previously represented Cape Breton on treasury board. MacLeod suggested not appointing a Cape Breton member is...

Cape Breton MLAs handed key critic responsibilities

Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie held a press conference at the Health Park at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney in May. On the ...and...

Michel Samson won't seek recount in Cape Breton-Richmond, NDP & PCs file in other ridings

The NDP and the Progressive Conservatives have filed for recounts in three of the closest races in the Nova Scotia election but former Liberal MLA...

Denise Peterson-Rafuse files for recount

(subscription) (subscription)Denise Peterson-Rafuse, the NDP candidate in the Chester–St. Margaret's riding, has filed for a recount. Peterson-Rafuse, the incumbent, lost to Liberal challenger Hugh...

Karla MacFarlane happy to see more women win MLA seats

Frank MacFarlane collects his daughter Karla's election signs following the provincial election Tuesday. Karla reclaimed the seat for Pictou West for the Progressive Conservative Party.

Kim Masland wins Queens-Shelburne for Conservatives

There is new political blood in Queens-Shelburne, as Progressive Conservative Kim Masland took the only riding in southwestern Nova Scotia that was without an incumbent.

Lohnes-Croft wins again in Lunenburg

Lohnes-Croft only had 39 per cent of the votes cast, but won the Lunenburg seat as the Tories and NDP split the other votes almost...

Chris d'Entremont walks to easy win in Argyle-Barrington

Veteran Progressive Conservative MLA Chris d'Entremont easily won the Argyle-Barrington seat for his fifth consecutive election victory. It was another decisive victory for the popular...

Election brings change to CBRM

In Northside-Westmout, Progressive Conservative incumbent Eddie Orrell was re-elected. At midnight with 44 of 45 polls reporting, Orrell had received 4,287 votes, followed by John...

Nova Scotia election: Liberal Hugh MacKay defeats NDP Denise Peterson-Rafuse in Chester-St. Margaret's

Liberal candidate Hugh MacKay has defeated NDP incumbent Denise Peterson-Rafuse in Chester-St. Margaret's. This was a riding for the NDP to focus on in the...

High-profile Liberal cabinet ministers Samson, Bernard lose ridings

Two high-profile Liberal cabinet ministers have lost their seats. Longtime MLA Michel Samson was defeated — by just 20 votes — in a major upset...

MacFarlane thrilled over win for Pictou West

Incumbent Karla MacFarlane speaks to supporters at Fat Tony's in Pictou on Tuesday night after being declared the winner in Pictou West. ©Carol Dunn. Karla...

Nova Scotia election: NDP leader Gary Burrill unseats Liberal Joachim Stroink in Halifax Chebucto

Both have served one one term as MLA, with Burrill serving as MLA in Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley in 2009 before he was unseated by PC MLA...

Nova Scotia election: Liberal Suzanne Lohnes-Croft keeps seat in Lunenburg

Lohnes-Croft was elected in 2013 with 37.81 per cent and served as a backbencher under the Liberal government. On Tuesday, she kept her seat with...

Nova Scotia election: Liberal Ben Jessome re-elected in Hammonds Plains-Lucasville

This was a riding to watch with Jessome facing off against Halifax Councillor and Progressive Conservative candidate Matt Whitman, who won in the municipal election...

All three PC candidates to keep seats in Pictou County

Karla MacFarlane gives a victory speech to supporters at Fat Tony's in Pictou. ©CAROL DUNN/THE NEWS. Pictou County will be sending all three Progressive Conservative...

Nova Scotia election: Former PC MLA Keith Bain unseats Liberal incumbent Pam Eyking

Former Progressive Conservative MLA Keith Bain has defeated Liberal incumbent Pam Eyking in Victoria-The Lakes. Bain was first elected in 2006 and held the seat...

Burrill hopes to follow McDonough's footsteps in Halifax Chebucto

“The big thing is that I grew up in this riding and they know me as someone who is engaged and invested in this community,”...

Victoria-The Lakes — A familiar face looks to get back in the House

The campaign trail in Victoria-The Lakes is a long one. Spanning rural Cape Breton Island from Eskasoni to Bras d'Or and along the Cabot Trail...

10 crucial ridings to watch on Nova Scotia election night

But now, incumbent Liberal backbencher Ben Jessome has an austerity government to defend as he tries to hang on against municipal councillor Matt Whitman, who...

ARGYLE-BARRINGTON RIDING CANDIDATES: Chris d'Entremont of the PCs looking to keep Argyle-Barrington seat

ARGYLE-BARRINGTON, N.S. – As the provincial election campaign was nearing the homestretch, Chris d'Entremont – the Progressive Conservative candidate and incumbent MLA for Argyle-Barrington –...

Orphaned bear cubs being assessed as candidate pleads for their survival

Two orphaned bear cubs whose survival was briefly made an election issue by a Nova Scotia candidate have been placed in wildlife parks while their...

Hammonds Plains-Lucasville — Liberals face fight from high-profile candidate

The suburban riding of Hammonds Plains-Lucasville was part of a near sweep of metro Halifax ridings by the Nova Scotia Liberals in 2013, who won...

Former longtime Cape Breton MLA Paul MacEwan dies

A former Cape Breton MLA who served continuously for 33 years in the Nova Scotia Legislature before retiring in 2003 has died. Paul MacEwan died...

Nova Scotia Election: Victoria-The Lakes candidates

Liberal: Eyking is the incumbent MLA. She was a backbench MLA in the Liberal government. She was chair of the veterans affairs committee and most...

Nova Scotia Election: Lunenburg candidates

Liberal: Lohnes-Croft was first elected to the legislature in 2013. She was a backbencher under the Liberal government. Prior to her election she worked at...

Nova Scotia Election: Northside-Westmount candidates

Liberal: John Higgins is returning again as the Liberal candidate in Northside-Westmount. He faced off against incumbent Eddie Orrell in 2013, but lost by a...

Nova Scotia Election: Halifax Chebucto candidates

Liberal: Stroink was first elected in 2013 and was a backbencher in the Liberal government. Stroink is also a small business owner and used to...

Nova Scotia Election: Inverness candidates

Progressive Conservative: MacMaster is the incumbent MLA for Inverness. He first won the seat in a byelection in 2009 after former premier and PC MLA...

Nova Scotia Election: Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage candidates

Liberal: Treen was first elected in 2013. She was a backbench MLA under the Liberal government. Before she was elected she owned a small business...

Firefighters' deaths go to trial, 3 years later

Because Mr. Abou-Arab was indicted on aggravated murder charges that carried death-penalty specifications, defense attorneys Pete Rost and Sam Kaplan filed an extraordinary number of...

Corey Dickerson, Tim Beckham combine for 5 hits, lift Rays past Astros

Pruitt improved to 2-0 on the season after tossing 2 1/3 innings of hitless relief, and Tim Beckham's third straight hit came during a four-run...

Residents woken by gunshots in 'quiet' Portage neighborhood

... said she and her husband stayed up watching the investigation unfold from the couple's front porch. She said she noticed Porter County investigators requiring...

TMHS Round-Up - Tennis/Girls Lacrosse: Boys Track team also ...

TEWKSBURY — The Tewksbury Memorial High School Boys Track-and-Field teams opened their spring seasons with a convincing 94-47 home victory against ...and more »...

MLA hails cleaner water for Harrietsfield

Halifax Atlantic MLA Brendan Maguire hailed the coming installation of filtration devices in Harrietsfield as “a huge step forward,” for residents affected by poor-quality water.

Trevor Ringland: Remembering a policeman murdered at City of Derry golf club

There are so many others, like Gordon Wilson, Pat McGurk, Michael McGoldrick, the Peace People or Ray Davey, and we owe it to them to...