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St. Martha’s Regional Hospital along with six other regional hospitals in the province will make the change to natural gas within the next two years. “Right now we are expecting after the conversion to save in excess of $300,000 a year,” GASHA vice president of operations and allied health, David MacKenzie, said. “The other benefit is that it is a cleaner burning fuel so it’s going to have a positive [...]

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July 31, 2014

St. Martha’s to save with transition to natural gas

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital along with six other regional hospitals in the province will make the change to natural gas within the next two years. “Right now we are expecting after the conversion to save in excess of $300,000 a year,” GASHA vice president of operations and allied health, Da...
July 31, 2014

Ultrasound wait times under microscope

Objection by a doctor at St. Martha’s could pay off in two new ultrasound machines for the hospita...
July 31, 2014

Town, electric utility workers reach deal

The work of conciliator Peter Lloyd, from the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, was being praised in light of a July 23 settlement in the dispute between the Town of Antigonish and workers with its electric utility, represented by International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker...
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Sports
July 31, 2014

MacKenzie named Bulldog head coach

Richard MacKenzie is the new head coach of the Antigonish Junior Bulldogs. Club president Miles Tomp...
July 31, 2014

MacDonald claims wins at Truro Raceway

The Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old pacing colts put on an impressive show at Truro Raceway July ...
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Life
July 31, 2014

Baby chicks bring positive memories for elders

Elders at the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home had the opportunity to take care of baby chicks last week ...
July 31, 2014

Letters from First World War show personalities

A writer from New Brunswick has composed a unique book on the First World War with a Maritime focus. Letters Home by Dr. Ross Hebb consists of 100 personal letters written by men and women who went overseas during the First World War. The majority of the letters are family keepsakes and have never b...
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