Monthly Archives: February 2015

Parrsboro financial info still incomplete

The town of Parrsboro is still struggling to provide the province with financial information that should have been filed by Sept. 30th. The town has hired an outside expert to help pull the figures together. The province needs them for … Continue reading

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Slow progress on Parrsboro’s sewage project

It’s been 15 months since Hannah Doyle, Courtney Gilbert and three classmates from Mount Allison University made a presentation to Parrsboro Town Council calling for speedier progress on a sewage treatment plant. Since then Hannah Doyle has attended council meetings … Continue reading

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Parrsboro’s wild cats

Town Council news Parrsboro Town Council says it’s considering giving money to the local Trap, Neuter and Return group that is trying to control the population of feral cats. At its meeting tonight, Town Council commended the group for providing … Continue reading

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Home care, not more nursing homes

Changes coming to care for elderly Nova Scotia’s health minister says there are too many people on the waiting list for nursing home beds who don’t really need long-term care. The current waiting list has nearly 2,500 names. Leo Glavine … Continue reading

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Town news

Parrsboro misses deadline for filing financial information Oops. The Town of Parrsboro missed the Sept. 30th deadline for filing information the province uses to measure the financial health of Nova Scotia’s municipalities. Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey said Parrsboro and … Continue reading

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Nursing beds

Glavine says “no” to more nursing beds in Parrsboro Health Minister Leo Glavine says the province has no plans to add long-term nursing-care beds in Parrsboro. During a news conference today in Halifax, Glavine said he’s hoping changes to nursing-care … Continue reading

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Robin and Main Street in winter

Robin survives Parrsboro blizzard Great news folks. That poor robin being buffeted Sunday by howling winds and driving snow on Upper Main Street seems to have survived winter’s latest blast. The bird took shelter for a few minutes on my … Continue reading

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