By MNN. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:49:39
Mader’s Tobacco Store owner Bob Gee won’t be challenging a recent court ruling. Gee fought a six year battle against the Nova Scotia law that bans the display of tobacco products in stores. Justice Claudine MacDonald ruled in favour of the display law; do to the poisonous effects of tobacco use. Products are now covered in the Madar’s Tobacco Store which has been in business since 1929 and customers are slowly getting use to the change.
By MNN. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:40:19
Wolfville has just hired three new faces. Chrystal Fuller, David Brettell and Karen Dauphinee have secured positions with the town. Chrystal Fuller is now the senior planner and has over 10 year experience as a municipal planner. David Brettell will start on the job tomorrow as the town’s first bylaw enforcement officer. Karen Dauphinee has worked with the town as a casual employee for some time now and has just accepted a full time position ad a horticulture technician.
By MNN. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:33:18
A new riding facility located on the Hants County Exhibition Grounds has just been named after a long time instructor. The indoor facility will be called the Dexter Construction Company Ltd. Mary Henry Equi-Center. The new name was unveiled on Friday during the Avon Pony Club’s Spring Horse Show. Mary Henry who has been a long time riding instructor was on hand to see the unveiling of the new sign for the facility. The indoor facility was completed last April and will now allow riders the ability to ride all year round no matter the weather.
By Erin Sullivan. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:33:11
The Kentville Wildcats will kick off a new season in the Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League. The first game is set to go tomorrow evening at 7:30 when the Wildcats take on the Truro Bearcats in Truro.
By MNN. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:32:59
A 80 year old man has passed away after falling into the cold water of Wentzell’s Lake in Bridgewater. The man who’s name has not yet been released was fishing off of a small aluminum boat with another 63 year old man around 5:30 yesterday evening when they ran into trouble. The cause of death is under investigation and the 63 year old man has been treated for his injuries and was released from hospital.
By MNN. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:32:46
A Weymouth high school teacher has been suspended from his teaching duties after being accused of sexually assaulting students.Steven James Atkins who was a teacher at Saint Mary's Bay Academy is accused of assaulting two young girls under the age of 16. The forty-four year old plead not guilt back in April and is facing charges of sexual assault, sexual exploitation and invitation to sexual touching. The assaults of the two girls are alleged to have happened between November 2011 and September 2012.
By MNN. Last updated: 2013-05-20 07:32:39
There is going to be a new home for the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency. The provincial government has chosen the former Black Bear Tavern location on Upper Water Street in Windsor. The new 7,363 square foot location will host 37 employees but only 15 current employees have committed to relocating to the town. The space will cost just over 137,000 dollars to lease in the first year and should be up and running by the end of the year.