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Six ER closures planned for Shelburne in August

Roseway Hospital Scheduled Emergency Department Closures in August

There will be scheduled closures of the Roseway Hospital emergency department in August. These scheduled closures are due to the unavailability of a physician. The emergency department will be closed:

Saturday, August 1, from 8:00 a.m. until Sunday morning, August 2, at 8:00 a.m.

Art on the Waterfront seeking artists

An ad-hoc group of Shelburne artists has joined forces to create Wit, Wind & Whimsy: Art on the Waterfront, a show and sale of fine art and craft taking place at Bill Norman Park on Shelburne’s Waterfront on September 19 & 20, during the Whirligig & Weathervane Festival.

The show has grown out of and is partnered with the award-winning Whirligig & Weathervane Festival, which is now in its 16th year.

Shelburne Muni summer programs still have spots to fill

There are still spots available in next week’s kids programs from the Municipality of Shelburne. Programs include Ultimate Recreation Camp, Outdoor Adventure and Swimming Lessons (Levels 1-4) at Lockeport Campground & Cottages. To register call 902-874-3544 ext. 230

Yarmouth welcomes two new doctors

Two New Family Physicians Accepting Patients at Harbour South Medical Clinic, August 10

Two new doctors will soon set up practices at Harbour South Medical Clinic in Yarmouth, according to a news release Friday.

Family physicians Dominique Babin-Muise and Joe Gillis will start accepting patients on August 10.

$70k to Barrington Muni for tourism upgrades on Cape Island

Over the last couple of years, the Municipality of the District of Barrington says it has seen an increase in the number of visitors to the area who have come to relax and enjoy the local fishing villages, museums, white sandy beaches and culinary delights. Attracting tourists by offering enriching coastal experiences is important to the economic vitality of rural seaside communities, says a government news release Thursday.

Pirate Bay set for Lunenburg late July

After Mahone Bay recently turfed their popular pirates in favour of classic boats for their summertime festival there
, the Town of Lunenburg invited the rascals to what they are calling "Pirate Bay" on July 25 and 26, according to pirate Scabby Dan.

Cape Island aquaculture firm leaves taxpayers holding bag for $6 million

Federal minister Keith Ashfield, Scotian Halibut executive Brian Blanchard and MP Gerald Keddy celebrate a $400,000 loan to the company