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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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27
Dec
Would you buy anything from this man?

Would you buy anything from this man?

Some people I’m speaking to are rather shocked that after pleading guilty to stealing from a former employer, Michael Austin Duhamel continues to be gainfully employed. And it’s not like the 38-year-old River Ryan man’s job is working the fryer at McDonald’s.

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27
Dec
Doggie wars on Ankerville Street

Doggie wars on Ankerville Street

I see where Kenzie MacNeil is on the receiving end of a peace bond application due to be heard in Sydney night court later this winter.
Court papers tell us that Sydney resident Scott Whitty made the filing against his Ankerville Street next door neighbour on November 28. It appears the dispute centres around pets.

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