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17
Dec

Richmond County Lampoon Christmas vacation

Though Richmond County CAO Warren Olsen claimed in Frank 648 that he and council had covered all the bases before entering into a business deal with a U.S. media company whose president was investigated in 2007 by the Florida Attorney General, documents obtained through a freedom of information request tell a different story.

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03
Dec
Glace Bay born psychiatrist Lawrence’s fortune

Glace Bay born psychiatrist Lawrence’s fortune

Doctor, psychiatrist, philanthropist, teacher, traveller, colleague, friend, brother, uncle, husband, and Dartmouthian Dr. Lawrence MacKinnon Buffett died on September 30, leaving behind an estate worth $788,769. He was 74. 

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03
Dec
Condolences (and an investigation)follow Glace Bay nursing home fall

Condolences (and an investigation)follow Glace Bay nursing home fall

The Health Department is investigating a disturbing incident at Glace Bay nursing home Seaview Manor.

I’ve confirmed that a Manor resident fell off their bed during the night of November 6. Employees responded and returned the resident to bed, but the following morning it became apparent the resident had suffered a serious hip injury in the fall. 

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19
Nov
The other Wilson trial

The other Wilson trial

Disgraced ex-Glace Bay MLA Dave Wilson’s wife Nancy (nee MacPherson) is scheduled to return to Sydney Provincial Court November 28 to continue her trial on drunk driving charges. 

Nan, 47, faces one charge apiece of having a blood alcohol over .08 and impaired driving in connection with an alleged incident on July 22, 2011. 

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19
Nov

Seaside news: Your guess is as good as ours

The province has been chewing over the approval of the sale of Schwartz family-owned Seaside Communications and Seaside Cable for well over a year, and there’s still no decision, according to a government mouthpiece. 

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