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Feb
February 24, 1979: Disaster at the No. 26

February 24, 1979: Disaster at the No. 26

 
It gets lost in the shadow of the Westray Mine Disaster, but no one should ever forget when tragedy struck nearly 40 years ago in the early morning hours of February 24, 1979.
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22
Jan
Keith MacDonald headed on down the road... to Port Hood

Keith MacDonald headed on down the road... to Port Hood

Boy, we blew it on this one.
Back in 2010 — Frank 599, I believe it was — we blew one helluva lotta smoke up the arse of Keith MacDonald, of Cape Breton Partnership fame.

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07
Jan
Jim MacDonald’s got troubles, too

Jim MacDonald’s got troubles, too

The owner of MacDonald Ford on Grand Lake Road in Sydney tells me he did his own investigation when he discovered in 2016 that his dealership’s sales manager, Mike Duhamel, faced fraud and theft charges.

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07
Jan

Spatulas at dawn...

The lady who ran Sydney River home-cooking take-out joint Margo’s Crockpot for seven years is suing the gal who bought it from her last year, the former proprietor of shuttered Charlotte Street coffeehouse the Bean Bank.

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27
Dec
Who C.B. lost in 2017

Who C.B. lost in 2017

Again this past year, Cape Breton lost its share of notable people. Some too young. Some burdened by time. Not  necessarily the headline grabbers like Allan J., Paul MacEwan and David Muise.
From former town councillors, to clergy, to lawmen, to the golden war vets of yesteryear, the sands of time waited for nobody.
Not the politically minded, not the community-minded.

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