Tuesday 25 January 2022

LOCAL BRIEFS

Mountie revives teen experiencing opiate overdose

An unidentified Lunenburg County RCMP officer administered a medicine that reverses impacts of opiates on...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Hospital redevelopment secures big donation as town prepares to move on-street parking

Families of local businessmen who are leading a charity's fundraising efforts to help cover the cost of a multi-million refresh...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Home destroyed in North Queens fire

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Greenfield Fire Captain Krista Crouse was one of many firefighters to respond to a fire on a...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Half of wharf property sale proceeds pays bill owing for oil spill clean-up

Funds received from the recent sale of Bridgewater’s former federal government wharf went to cover an outstanding six-figure tab owed...

Wednesday 26 January 2022

RQM employee fights back against vaccination policy

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Denise Covey of Greenfield, who has been employed as a fitness attendant at the municipally-owned Queens Place...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Workplace accident at Freeman mill prompts call to fire department

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A workplace incident at the Harry Freeman & Son Limited sawmill in Greenfield Jan. 6 left an...

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Tuesday 25 January 2022

Watford to The West Block: Local resident grew to become managing editor of iPolitics

After a cool dip in Lunenburg County’s Lake William, Janet Silver would hop on her bike and pedal to Mader’s...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Theatre Festival postponed until October

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Organizers of the Liverpool International Theatre Festival have postponed the biennial in-person event yet again due to...

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Tuesday 25 January 2022

Taking stock of past worries for future comfort

One trip through the misery is more than enough for most people.” That’s a quote from Dr. William Glasser, in...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

RQM Mayor Darlene Norman reflects on trials and tribulations of the past year

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

For Darlene Norman, the mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM), 2021 was a year weighted...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Queens Place’s new canteen operator closes service citing lack of customers

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Hub 2.0 canteen in Queens Place Emera Centre in Milton, which only recently began operation under...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Pumper truck loaned to Cumberland County bound for permanent home in Hebbs Cross

The 1996 Volvo pumper truck from Bridgewater that temporarily went to Cumberland County to help first responders there who lost...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Parole board cancels Lunenburg County woman’s day parole

A Lunenburg County woman sentenced to federal prison for stabbing her then-boyfriend with a steak knife in a dispute over...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

New public hiking trail on Hebbville farm a ‘win-win’

Local businessman and philanthropist Jonathan Lewis has forged a new path in community spirit, literally.

Eleven years ago, Lewis and his...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

LOCAL BRIEFS

Town makes online street camera feed publicly available

Mahone Bay is making the Main Street camera feed its municipal public works...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Junior hockey leagues prepare to return in February if health regulations permit

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League (NSJHL) has laid out plans to re-start the season, all pending...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

How to land an airplane … the abridged version

I was at a bookstore last week and I came across a little book with a bright green cover, called...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Five observers record 53 species in the White Point Christmas Bird Count

The White Point Christmas Bird Count took place on Dec. 14, 2021. The temperature ranged from – 4 C to...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Federal oppostion leader talks ecomomics with local business leaders

Federal opposition leader Erin O’Toole addressed pocketbook-related topics as he criticized the Trudeau Liberal government’s responses to cost-of-living and pandemic...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Developer abandons plans for vacant King Street lots

Black Seal Properties abandoned its plans to develop King Street lots in Bridgewater, which have been left vacant following a...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Culvert cost continues causing complications

The estimated price tag associated with a culvert replacement on north King Street in Bridgewater continues to be problematic for...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Citizens come to dogs’ aid in Lower New Cornwall

A demonstration of human compassion and an education into domestic animal behaviour were on display in Lower New Cornwall during...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Bridgewater cadet’s departure for the military has parents ‘proud and scared’

For Bridgewater’s Jason McCarthy and his wife Joanne, Jan. 22 likely will go down in their memories as a bitter-sweet...

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Authorities continue probe of ‘suspicious’ fire at interchange site

Police are continuing to follow up on leads concerning a possible mischief, break-in and “suspicious” fire at the Bridgewater site...

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Flags lowered for former RQM councillor

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Flags were lowered to half-mast at the Region of Queens Municipality administration in honour of the passing...

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