Thursday 21 September 2017

Gary Burrill calls out McNeil government during recent South Shore visit

During recent a visit to the South Shore, the leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party says the Liberal...

Thursday 21 September 2017

Dark Sky Weekend returns to Keji

Things are going to be dark, really dark, at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.

Not dark as in scary,...

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Thursday 21 September 2017

Bringing more women aboard the sport of sailing

Sailing has been a mostly male-dominated sport, but some sailors hope that by hosting big events like Sail Canada’s Women’s...

Thursday 21 September 2017

Seasoned citizens with spirit

BY GAYLE WILSON

Approximately 800 athletes registered to compete in the seventh annual 55+ Games held in Bridgewater this past week...

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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Town hall meeting draws critics of tax changes

They came from as far away as Musquodoboit Harbour and Dartmouth to let the MP for South Shore-St. Margaret’s, Bernadette...

Wednesday 20 September 2017

No tender award for King Street infrastructure project

A nearly $3 million below-street pipe upgrade aimed at the north end of Bridgewater’s King Street is on the shelf...

Wednesday 20 September 2017

A tale of two Craig Buffetts

The old adage “You’re one in a million,” doesn’t apply to Craig Buffet.

It doesn’t apply to the other Craig Buffett...

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Region of Queens executive who played ‘vital role’ in area’s economic recovery retires after 19 years

A long-time municipal staffer is set to retire after 19 years with the Region of Queens.

Jill Cruikshank, the region’s director...

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Car accident at Highway 103, Camperdown Road

A woman was hospitalized after a car accident on Highway 103.

Members of the Hebb’s Cross and Bridgewater Fire Departments, EHS...

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Cannabis use banned on municipal property in Queens

Cannabis smoking will not be allowed on municipal property in Queens and possibly in areas where smoking is prohibited.

The Region...

Tuesday 19 September 2017

A new requiem for the Halifax Explosion tells the story through vocals

The moment of 9:04 a.m. December 6, 1917, is one that Halifax, and Nova Scotia, has never forgotten.

It was that...

Monday 18 September 2017

‘Sour milk’ smell from compost facility concerns residents

A terrible smell from the compost facility in Whynotts Settlement has forced at least one business owner to close several...

Monday 18 September 2017

Dahl’s Dispatch: September 13 edition

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 46 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered 10 calls for service from Friday September...

Monday 18 September 2017

Boil water advisory at Chester District School

This story has been updated.

A boil water advisory is in effect at Chester District School.

The school made the announcement on...

Monday 18 September 2017

A woolly proposition: Couple dedicates retirement to sheep business

While more and more Nova Scotians are reaching retirement age, if Jackie and Peter MacDonald of Stanley Section are anything...

Saturday 16 September 2017

The Court Report: September 13 edition

Jail, probation on numerous charges. A 36 year old man will spend 45 more days in jail on charges originating...

Friday 15 September 2017

Former Lunenburg area teacher denies sexual assault charges at trial

A retired education official from New Jersey has denied accusations that he sexually assaulted a male 40 years ago.

Brian David...

Friday 15 September 2017

Fire destroys barn in Lower Cornwall

A late-morning fire razed a barn in Lower Cornwall on September 15.

Fire departments from Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Blockhouse, Oakhill and...

Friday 15 September 2017

Eleven more added to Nova Scotia species at risk list

A group of non-government wildlife experts has added 11 species to the Nova Scotia species at risk list, bringing the...

Friday 15 September 2017

Doc Fest helped Bluefin make an international splash

As Doc Fest gears up for its fourth season September 21 to 24, John Hopkins, winner of last year’s Best...

Thursday 14 September 2017

Petition with more than 1,500 signatures in support of Petite school given to Furey

This story has been updated.

The push to keep Petite Riviere Elementary School open may soon head to the provincial legislature.

A...

Thursday 14 September 2017

Forestry partners engage in research trial

The Medway Community Forest Co-operative (MCFC), Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and WestFor Management Inc. are collaborating on a research...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Touchdown: How football helped one woman recover her life

When a car accident in 2012 left Samantha (Sam) Dickens with a severe concussion, the Springfield resident spent the next...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Queens councillor heads south to help restore power in hurricane struck states

A Region of Queens municipal councillor is in Florida getting ready to help restore power to areas hit by Hurricane...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Ninety-five fishermen remembered at Lunenburg memorial service

The Town of Lunenburg held its annual Fishermen’s Memorial Service on September 10.

Dozens attended the service, which is meant to...

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