80% decline in phytoplankton
Some evening this October when the weather forecast calls for clear skies, William Balch and three other researchers from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences will drive a truck into the belly of the Nova Star ferry.
The truck carries a 20-foot container that serves as their laboratory.
Families in Yarmouth and surrounding areas, now have access to more services and supports for young children because of the new Early Years Centre for Yarmouth Central School, accordinmg to a government news release Tuesday.
Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey officially opened the centre Sept. 23. This is the first centre in the Tri-County Regional School Board and is across the street from the Yarmouth Central School.
Shelburne’s Roseway Hospital Emergency Department will be closed on September 26, starting at 8 p.m. until 8 a.m. Saturday, September 27.
This closure is because a physician is not available.
Shelburne area residents requiring emergency services during the hours of closure should visit the nearest open Emergency Department or Collaborative Emergency Centre. Please call first to ensure it is open.
It was announced Saturday at the National Communities in Bloom Conference in Charlottetown PEI that the Town of Yarmouth has won the National Award for the Best Town in Canada in the 5001 - 9000 population category.