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Blog: February 2012 Archives

Madonna Doucette

Posted by Robert Doublett

1327937842.pngStarting tomorrow you'll be able to read the very first of a new publication in Cape Breton. While it is the work of the community, a lot of the work has been started by the editor Madonna Doucette.

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Ma's Meals

Buddy Penny & Fred Milley

Posted by Robert Doublett

The soup kitchen in New Waterford is appealing for help from the province and from the public to keep its doors open.

Ma's Meals says it only has enough money to operate for another month.

A new board has been formed to make something happen.

Buddy Penny recently accepted the volunteer president's job when he was asked by the co-ordinator of Ma's Meals, Fred Milley.

CBC reporter Hal Higgins dropped into the centre today to talk with both of them,  starting with Buddy Penny.

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Miner's Manor resignation

Hector DiPersio

Posted by Robert Doublett

A special meeting will take place at Miners Memorial Manor in Sydney Mines tomorrow night.

The Director of Nursing recently handed in her resignation following a flu outbreak and staff at the manor have asked to meet with adminstrators to discuss their concerns.

Hector DiPersion heads the Board of Directors, he spoke with Joan Weeks earlier today.

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