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Thursday Jul 24 | Cape Breton Post

Mi'kmaq working at Port Hawkesbury Paper celebrated

The work of First Nations security officers at Port Hawkesbury Paper was celebrated by members of a community partnership this week.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Hot rails, steel stress blamed in derailment

Chief Doug Dort of the New Glasgow Fire Department speaks at the scene of a five-rail car derailment in Pictou County on Monday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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Related Topix: Canada, Xavier University

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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