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8 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

Special service to honour people who died aboard SS Caribou

Veterans from all branches of the Canadian military are expected to gather Saturday in Port Hawkesbury for a special dedication ceremony honouring naval and merchant marine personnel along with the passengers and crew of the SS Caribou.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Cape Breton Post

The Outside Track, Molly Thomason to perform at Granville Green in Port Hawkesbury Sunday

The Outside Track, featuring Mabou native Mairi Rankin is a popular young traditional band that features Rankin, Scotland's Fiona Black and Ailie Robertson, Cillian O'Dalaigh, who is based near Limerick, Ireland, and Aoife Scott, also of Ireland.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Rants & Raves

Rant: For texting while driving. Despite education and enforcement campaigns, the dangerous practice obviously remains a problem, with so may drivers - especially young people - observed looking down at their laps while operating a motor vehicle every day.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Port Hawkesbury mayor continues call for causeway toll

While thrilled with Wednesday's announcement of $9 million for Canso Causeway repairs, Billy Joe MacLean would ultimately like to see a toll reinstated to provide stable funding for future maintenance of the link.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

NSP fuel costs questioned

The provincial regulator should disallow roughly $5 million to $6 million in fuel purchases made by Nova Scotia Power over the past two years, says a consultant.

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The Chronicle Herald

Hockey, hospitality won heart of newcomer

Karol Boldis wasn't sure what to expect when he left his home in Slovakia and arrived in Cape Breton to finish high school and play hockey nearly two years ago.

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Cape Breton Post

Port Hawkesbury RCMP investigating break, enter and theft

RCMP are seeking assistance from the public regarding a break, enter and theft at Port Hawkesbury Public Works early Tuesday morning.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Port Hawkesbury marks its 125th anniversary of incorporation as a town

Dressed in his diving suit, Art Langley Jr. stands at the side of his boat while his brother Dave holds the diving helmet.

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Cape Breton Post

RCMP, search and rescue to hold exercise in Port Hawkesbury

The RCMP Inverness District and Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue are advising that they will conduct a full-scale search and rescue exercise on Saturday.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Latest inspection reports show Cape Breton rail line on track

The latest track inspection reports show the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway is maintaining the line from Truro to Sydney according to federal and provincial regulations, says Steve Newson, policy adviser with the provincial Transportation Department.

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The Chronicle Herald

Celtic Colours brings back array of favourites

The 18th annual Celtic Colours International Festival focuses on friends and family in a celebration of music and culture in Cape Breton from Oct. 10 to 18. Over nine days, there will be 46 shows, plus 200 community cultural experiences in every corner of the island, as well as the popular late night Festival Club at the Gaelic College in St. Anns.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The News

Changes to Relay were successful: Kaiser

There is expected to be more feedback pour in over the coming days and weeks, but the initial thoughts were only positive on changes to the Pictou County Relay for Life.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Outside Track rolls into N.S.

The Outside Track, an international super group of musicians from Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton, performs at Kings Theatre, Annapolis Royal, on Saturday, 7:30 p.m. The group also plays July 3, 7 p.m., at the deCoste Centre, Pictou; July 4 to 6 at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso; July 7, 8 p.m., at Louisbourg Playhouse; July 8, 9 p.m., at ... (more)

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The Chronicle Herald

Railway closure plan questioned

Port Hawkesbury town councillor Joe Janega, a structural engineer, walks across the Embree Island rail bridge in Port Hawkesbury.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Port Hawkesbury facelift on tap

Economic and Rural Development Minister Michel Samson announced funding for the Reeves Street project during a visit to the town Monday.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Nameless road could have future

There is at least one stretch of road in Cape Breton Regional Municipality that is free of potholes.

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The Chronicle Herald

Paper mill sweet on new plant

Port Hawkesbury Paper is moving forward with a demonstration sugar extraction plant that would sweeten its potential for business growth.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Judge slams frivolous complaints

A judge with the province's highest court says court resources are being wasted by a "plague of cases" with litigants who appear to use the justice system for reasons other than to settle legitimate legal disputes.

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Cape Breton Post

Granville Green announces performers for this summer's concert series

Joel Plaskett and The Town Heroes are among the headline acts for the 20th anuual Granville Green Concert Series this summer.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

CBC News

Rail safety-seeking mayor may be sued by rail company

The state of rail lines, and in particular rail bridges, has some worried following a structural engineer's inspection.

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