Friday 9 April 2021

Virtual event celebrates centennial of Bluenose’s launch

Descendants of main players linked to the legacy of Canada’s most famous ship, and a swath of national and local...

Friday 9 April 2021

Town awards connector road engineering design, part of major interchange work

A Bedford-based surveying and engineering firm will be paid more than $400,000 to examine below-surface water, sewer, electricity and communications...

Friday 9 April 2021

Three Lunenburg/Queens County special athletes could earn spot on Team Canada

While weather conducive to snowshoeing is slipping away as springtime emerges, for three Special Olympians life will be all about...

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Friday 9 April 2021

RQM council nixes area rate increase to assist Seaside Centre

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Funding challenges are set to continue for the Seaside Community Centre in Beach Meadows, Queens County.

The region...

Friday 9 April 2021

Renowned organist pumping up efforts to refurbish Varnus Hall

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

After buying the Pilgrim United Church in Brooklyn last fall, with the aim of having performances of...

Friday 9 April 2021

Queens woman waiting more than a year to reunite with Cuban husband

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Mary Dahr of Port Mouton can’t wait until the day she can be re-united with her husband....

Friday 9 April 2021

Queens County Museum taking over operation of Fort Point Lighthouse Park

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It seems like a natural fit.

The Queens County Museum will be the new seasonal operator of Fort...

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Friday 9 April 2021

Plow leads to talks on extending snow clearing

There is enough grant money left to pay for another winter of increased sidewalk and Centennial Trail maintenance in Bridgewater,...

Friday 9 April 2021

MODL supports private landowners in face of proposed Biodiversity Act

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) council came down firmly on the side of the region’s private landowners...

Friday 9 April 2021

Lunenburg secures $50,000 asset-management grant from feds

Lunenburg is getting a $50,000 grant from the federal government that will be spent on technology and software capacity to...

Friday 9 April 2021

Lunenburg Cultural Collective seeks action plan commitment from town

Arts and culture supporters in Lunenburg are still waiting to see what next steps their local government plans to take...

Friday 9 April 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

n Driver ticketed after crash in Blockhouse

A motorist faces a $180 fine and was temporarily suspended from driving following a...

Friday 9 April 2021

Developer proposes more residential complexes in Bridgewater

The local developer behind the residential transformation of the former Bridgewater Baptist Church has more plans for the same south...

Friday 9 April 2021

Contraband porn offences result in prison sentence

A South Shore man who made child sex abuse material over a period of years, and made the contraband pornography...

Friday 9 April 2021

Centenarian taking it one day at a time

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A resident of Hillsview Acres Home for Special Care, Anita Fancy celebrated her 100th birthday March 16,...

Friday 9 April 2021

Bridgewater hospital expands another parking lot, adds new access road

While initially slow to get off the ground, the redevelopment of Bridgewater’s hospital is forging ahead at a steady pace,...

Friday 9 April 2021

AEDs soon to roll out in South Shore schools

All schools in the South Shore Regional Centre for Education will soon be equipped with automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

The provincial...

Thursday 8 April 2021

Port Grocer owners preparing to hand over the keys

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A cornerstone of the community for the past seven years, The Port Grocer in Port Medway is...

Monday 5 April 2021

Vacant Aldersville home goes up in flames

A small geographic area north of New Ross marked by past tragic events experienced more loss when an empty two-storey...

Monday 5 April 2021

Two South Shore seafood companies land federal money

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two seafood processors on the South Shore landed some big money recently.

The two companies are among 11...

Monday 5 April 2021

Todd Labrador to build a Mi’kmaq birch bark canoe at the LSA

The renowned birch bark canoe builder, Todd Labrador, a member of the Mi’kmaq Acadia First Nation, Kesputkwitk District, will be...

Monday 5 April 2021

Queens fire departments looking to region to up funding

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

As the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) works out its 2021-22 budget, it’s grappling with how to...

Monday 5 April 2021

Nurses create app to help connect Lunenburg County services

A new app in its prototype stage is already helping residents in Lunenburg County find everyday services.

The Plzfinder app launched...

Monday 5 April 2021

New outdoor space project for LRHS near shovel-ready

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A new outdoor space that will include a running track and beach volleyball courts will soon be...

Monday 5 April 2021

MLA looking for dedicated palliative care spaces on the South Shore

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

More than 25 per cent of the residents of Queens and Lunenburg Counties are over 65 years...

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