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JOHN DeMONT: Searching for ghosts of the past in buildings of today

JOHN DeMONT: Searching for ghosts of the past in buildings of today

With a little imagination, watching the demolition of old buildings on Sackville Street can transport the viewer to centuries past.
Pictou CAO Scott Conrod hired for same role in Kings County

Pictou CAO Scott Conrod hired for same role in Kings County

Conrod starts his new job in September in aftermath of resignation of previous Kings CAO, boundary proposal controversy.
Pet removed from apartment during Dartmouth fire

Pet removed from apartment during Dartmouth fire

The fire at the back of a three-storey apartment building on Pleasant Street was reported just after 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Girl, 7, injured in farm accident dies

Girl, 7, injured in farm accident dies

The girl was critically injured in Annapolis County on Wednesday night when she was struck by a tractor that was mowing hay.
Dal study examines substance use among professionals

Dal study examines substance use among professionals

Do lawyers smoke pot? Are dentists snorting cocaine? These are the types of questions Niki Kiepek is delving into with a new study of professionals and substance use.
Man acquitted of sexually assaulting girl at daycare; sentencing starts for assaults against two others

Man acquitted of sexually assaulting girl at daycare; sentencing starts for assaults against two others

One of the victims he has admitted to touching testified Thursday that Jeffrey Casey touched her, performed oral sex and tried to have intercourse, starting when she was less than 10 years old.
Drone operator delayed departure of LifeFlight helicopter from Highway 101 crash scene

Drone operator delayed departure of LifeFlight helicopter from Highway 101 crash scene

The patient had been loaded on the chopper while police and firefighters searched unsuccessfully for the operator.
Changing CBRM meetings without notice adds to citizen suspicion, says councillor

Changing CBRM meetings without notice adds to citizen suspicion, says councillor

Mayor Cecil Clarke says he used the chairman's prerogative to alter council's summer meeting schedule. Coun. Kendra Coombes says doing that without public notice is one factor that leads some citizens to believe the municipality is acting in secret.
Girl, 7, in critical condition after leg severed in Annapolis County farm accident

Girl, 7, in critical condition after leg severed in Annapolis County farm accident

The girl was struck in high grass by a tractor in a Clementsvale hay field. It's hoped her limb can be reattached.
Victoria County CAO announces his retirement

Victoria County CAO announces his retirement

Sandy Hudson, who has held the post for more than 15 years, will officially retire this fall.