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31
Oct
Mayor Brenda’s restaurant reviews

Mayor Brenda’s restaurant reviews

Oh dear. The newly acclaimed mayor of Port Hawkesbury, Brenda Chisholm-Beaton, hasn’t even been sworn in yet and already people are clamouring to dig up dirt on her.
“It’s a little strange our new mayor, who as you probably know owns a restaurant here in town, likes to spend her spare time bad-mouthing the competition,” writes one resident. “A little small-minded, dontcha think?”

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31
Oct
The Sunshine Teachers (et al) of Cape Breton-Victoria school board

The Sunshine Teachers (et al) of Cape Breton-Victoria school board

Nova Scotia teachers are talking strike, and nobody, not even the teachers themselves know what they want. Other than they agree money is a key component of their dissatisfaction.

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31
Oct
Sydney Snow Day ticket saga

Sydney Snow Day ticket saga

During a recent conversation with Sydney legal beagle Bill Burchell, I lost track of how many times he used the word “unusual” to describe a case he just wrapped up.

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31
Oct
Kevin, we hardly knew ye!

Kevin, we hardly knew ye!

By Cliff Boutilier
I see where a new cast of characters is set to take to their marks at Cape Breton’s longest running comedy show, The Cape Breton Regional Municipal Council Gong Show.

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31
Oct
Here’s your chance, Coun. Amanda

Here’s your chance, Coun. Amanda

Seven years ago, she was teaching English in Milan, Italy, one of the cultural and high fashion capitals of the world. Population: 1.5 million.
Then she came home. Home to Main-a-Dieu, Cape Breton. Population: 230. She traded Milan Fashion Week for the May Main-a-Dieu Blessing of the Lobster Fleet.

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