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Women in Nova Scotia now have more affordable access to the abortion pill.Government announced it will be picking up the tab on Mifegymiso, a drug combination taken to medically terminate an early...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Kayakers will hit the water this weekend to raise money for a worthwhile cause.Pleasant Paddling in Blue Rocks will host "The Challenge" an annual event to support KidsSport in Lunenburg...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Multiple fire departments responded to a blaze at an apartment complex in Yarmouth County this afternoon. It was at 10 Dearman Drive off Main Shore Road. Witness Emma Comeau tells Acadia News...

Post date: September 21, 2017

Another closure at the emergency department in Shelburne. The department at Roseway Hospital will be closed tomorrow from 6am-2pm. The Nova Scotia Health Authority says this is once again due...

Post date: September 21, 2017

**Updated September 22 at 10:00amIt was a rowdy opening to the fall session of the legislature. Hundreds of people from several unions gathered outside Province House to protest Bill 148. ...

Post date: September 21, 2017

The superintendent of the Tri-County Regional School Board is commending public health for quickly identifying and treating a student with infectious tuberculosis.The student, whose identity and...

Post date: September 21, 2017

The Nova Scotia Community College has received the largest private donation in its history.The Sobeys family is giving $6.5 million to benefit campuses across the province.Four million dollars will...

Post date: September 21, 2017

Nova Scotia Doctors are set to sit down at the table with elected officials this weekend. They'll be discussing how the proposed federal tax changes will affect patient care.Approximately 75...

Post date: September 21, 2017

A change could be on the way for post office hours in New Germany.Canada Post is mulling a decision to close the office on Saturdays after a review determined only a small amount of customers use the...

Post date: September 21, 2017

Expect another drop in gas prices tomorrow. The province's Utility and Review Board sets the prices at midnight tonight. Senior petroleum analyst Dan McTeague with Gas Buddy Dot Com encourages...

Post date: September 21, 2017

The president of a lobster fishermen's group in South Western Nova Scotia says he's pleased with comments from a senior official with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in regards to the illegal...

Post date: September 21, 2017

If you've ever gone shopping without your cloth bag, a group in Lunenburg can help you out.Boomerang Bags acts as a sort of library.Bags can be picked up and used from one store and returned at...

Post date: September 21, 2017

South Shore residents didn't just come to play at the 55+ games last weekend in Lunenburg County, they came to win.Co-chair Carroll Randall says the majority of medalists were from our region....

Post date: September 20, 2017

The province's PC leader says he plans to keep pushing issues like mental health and more doctors in rural Nova Scotia.Jamie Baillie says his team of 17 MLAs are ready for the fall sitting of the...

Post date: September 20, 2017

RCMP say one person was transported to hospital with minor injuries after a multi-vehicle accident this afternoon on Highway 103.Staff Sgt. Steve Ettinger of the Nova Scotia RCMP says members of the...

Post date: September 20, 2017

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