Kay Boutilier, the 25-year-old Glace Bay native pop singer whose recent stinkbomb performance on her home turf caused the Savoy Theatre to offer a refund to concert-goers, says if the debacle had to happen, she’s glad it went down in front of a hometown crowd.
To say that a pair of Liberal MLAs are upset about proposed changes to their riding boundaries is perhaps the understatement of the year.
“We are under siege by this government!” declares newbie Yarmouth representative Zach Churchill, whose riding would be divided between Clare and Argyle, creating the new ridings of Yarmouth-Argyle and Clare-Yarmouth.
“Everything in the world is for sale at the right price,” Bras D’or Lakes Inn co-owner Rhoda Gillett tells me when I ask her about a rumour that the noted St. Peters hotel is for sale.
“If the right person walks in with the right price, it’s gone,” says the retired schoolteacher, although she notes, “It’s not officially on the market yet.”
Recent efforts by Arnold McNamara, a baseball coach in Port Hawkesbury who nominated his town in a contest sponsored by Kraft to win a $25,000 award for a community project, are being viewed by some locals with a jaundiced eye.
The Kraft Celebration Tour nomination submitted by Arnold offers Dan Willie Baseball Field as the deserving recipient of the cash, to be used for lighting.
A Cape Breton woman is claiming that she was administered medication at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital that caused her extreme pain and that health-care workers refused to stop.
Glace Bay’s Tara Prystawik-Karam went to the hospital on July 18, 2010 complaining of head pain, according to court documents.
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