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Saturday 17 October 2020

New mayor for Region of Queens Municipality

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Darlene Norman is the new mayor for the Region of Queens Municipality according to unofficial results from...

Saturday 17 October 2020

Lunenburg County voters have spoken

The unofficial results of the 2020 municipal elections in Lunenburg County are in, and perhaps one of the more positive...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Wood chip systems slated to heat courthouse and college in Bridgewater

The Nova Scotia government’s decision to turn six public buildings over to wood chip heating systems is welcome news for...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Western Riptide Female Hockey gearing up for a “normal” season

After months of being disenfranchised amid a global pandemic that has had many of us sequestered in our homes and...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Trestle Trail Bridge undergoing final phase of repairs

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Work has begun on the second phase of restorations of the Trestle Trail Bridge in Liverpool.

The $1...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Subdivision developer aided by land, street deals with Bridgewater

Bridgewater-based developer Ziegler Homes is acquiring five hectares of town property to continue work on an east-side subdivision project.

The company...

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Thursday 15 October 2020

South Shore Flying Club awarded by pilots association

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Members of the South Shore Flying Club (SSFC) were flying high recently as the Canadian Owners and...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Residency programs bring a constant flow of young artists to Lunenburg

While many lament the exodus of young people from rural communities, Lunenburg boasts a constant influx of young artists to...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Queens RCMP asking for the public’s help

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Queens County RCMP is looking for the public’s help following an incident that occurred October 5th.

At...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Ocearch finds five-metre-plus white shark off West Ironbound Island

U.S.-based Ocearch, the data-collection group known for catching, gathering scientific samples and releasing great white sharks, nabbed the largest white...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Med students will spend entire year training on South Shore

Medical students from Dalhousie University in Halifax now are getting hands-on training on the South Shore through an expanded program...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Mahone Bay firm wins $126,000 agriculture prize

A Mahone Bay company that produces nutritionally-enhanced wild blueberries will use its $126,000 contest winnings to better its fermented ingredient...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Local man at centre of legal challenge concerning medically-assisted death passes away

Jack Eugene Sorenson, whose end-of-life wishes were amplified in a legal debate over medically-assisted death when they were made public...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Local creators named finalists in Nova Scotia’s top cultural award

Fabric artist Laurie Swim of Lunenburg, and New Germany poet Alison Smith are among the three finalists announced for the...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Liverpool lit up during annual Mutual Aid parade

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Liverpool was ablaze with lights and sirens October 7 as fire departments from Queens and Lunenburg counties...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Emergency management recommendations post-Hurricane Dorian a work in progress

Regional emergency management officials in Lunenburg County shifted their focus to personal protective equipment, business continuity and other salient issues...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Designs on employment

Renowned in Mahone Bay for her proffered hugs and big smile, Amelia Ekins increasingly is becoming known for something else...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Country music sensation Carroll Baker purchases Port Medway church

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Port Medway’s Carroll Baker, renowned as Canada’s First Lady of Country Music, is now the proud owner...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Counter weight

A company in Lower Branch, Lunenburg County, that crafts stone counter tops was looking to give back to a community...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Chester area subject of 14 autumn re-paving projects

The Chester area is getting a large chunk of the planned asphalt in a series of new road work announced...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Caledonia teen a plaintiff in lawsuit against the federal government

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Sixteen-year-old Ira Reinhart-Smith of Caledonia is an up and coming advocate of environmental stewardship.

The youth has been...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Briefcase

Water thrown on oil fire

First responders summoned to a cooking-related blaze in Chelsea were told water was used to try...

Thursday 15 October 2020

Bridgewater formalizes anti-racism commitee

Bridgewater formalized a new panel established to eliminate prejudice and racism in the town.

The new Bridgewater Anti-racism Task Force is...

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Civic government candidates turn to online forums for voter messaging

Candidates seeking civic government seats in Bridgewater and the mayor’s chair in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL)...

Friday 9 October 2020

Police charge suspect in alleged Lunenburg robbery

RCMP charged a Lunenburg County man in connection to an alleged tobacco robbery in Lunenburg last month.

Josh James Backman, 45,...

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