Wednesday 9 June 2021

Third annual bike exchange underway in Queens

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Have you or a child of yours outgrown a bike, or it just doesn’t get used anymore?

The...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Plant to Plate community garden revived

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

After two years of sitting idle, Liverpool’s Plant to Plate community garden is getting a new life.

A...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

MODL announces assistance for homeowners struggling amid the pandemic

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) has introduced measures to further ease the financial burden of the pandemic...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Mahone Bay introduces bylaw banning feeding of wildlife

Mahone Bay recently passed first reading of a new bylaw prohibiting the feeding of non-domesticated animals and, as one councilor...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Letter from NSLC stirred concern and complaints among craft brewers

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

When craft beer producers received a letter from the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) earlier this spring,...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Italy Cross attorney seeks Tory nod in Lunenburg West

Becky Druhan, a lawyer and Italy Cross resident, hopes to run in Lunenburg West in the next provincial election under...

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Wednesday 9 June 2021

Government bounty aplenty for Bluenose centennial celebrations

Three levels of government came forward with a bounty of support for centennial celebrations of Canada’s most famous racing and...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Committee orchestrating RQM noise bylaw

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

An ad hoc committee made up of the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) council and district representatives...

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Wednesday 9 June 2021

Business package prize for entrepreneurs with right Big Idea

Entrepreneurs far and wide are being called upon to front up to Lunenburg with some “big ideas.” If an idea...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

BRIEFCASE

Vehicle smashes into garage in Bridgewater

A local woman sustained injuries not believed to be serious after a Toyota Corolla smashed...

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Bridgewater proposes new sewer tariff for new development to offset wastewater costs

New developments in Bridgewater will soon be subject to a new sewer tariff as the town comes up with measures...

Monday 7 June 2021

Student mural brightens Liverpool’s downtown

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Downtown Liverpool has looked a little bit brighter these past few weeks thanks to some art students...

Monday 7 June 2021

South Shore First Nation members, educators react to news from B.C.

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Kevin McBain

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

First Nation community members on the South Shore as well as local educators have been quick...

Monday 7 June 2021

Something for staycationers

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

SHERBROOKE – The Whale Sanctuary Project’s (WSP’s) latest move to establish the world’s first beluga refuge here...

Monday 7 June 2021

RQM optimistic outdoor pools will open this summer

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The two outdoor pools in the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) are scheduled to open this summer.

Both...

Monday 7 June 2021

REGION OF QUEENS MUNICIPALITY NOTES

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Memorial bench honouring popular Beach Meadows resident

A granite bench will be installed at Beach Meadows beach in...

Monday 7 June 2021

Missing boater found safe

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A fisherman on Molega Lake was found safe and sound following a search and rescue operation May...

Monday 7 June 2021

Artist-in-residence floats tribute to unsung women seafarers

Inbal Newman, the artist-in-residence at the Lunenburg School of Arts (LSA) who is an avid sailor, has created an exhibit...

Monday 7 June 2021

A round-up of latest comments and letters to the editor:

Province needs to level the playing field

The Lunenburg Board Of Trade (LBOT) is among a growing number of groups asking...

Friday 4 June 2021

Banned ‘thin blue line’ patch worn by officer participating in raid on Black man’s home

Anti-racism activists and observers are concerned and questioning why a member of the RCMP’s emergency response team (ERT) was wearing...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Woman displaced as fire ravages home in Harmony Mills

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A woman was displaced from her residence located in Harmony Mills, Queens County, after a fire tore...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Stopwatch starts on construction of residential development on Bridgewater’s west side

The clock is now ticking on Olde Town Hills, a new residential project on Bridgewater’s west side, and the developer...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Sports community mourns pioneer of South Shore football

The football community is mourning a pioneer of the grid iron on the South Shore.

Gary Linthorne, a founding father of...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

South Shore school officials award $700,000 in roof repair procurements

In recent weeks, the South Shore Regional Centre for Education (SSRCE) awarded six-figure contracts for roofing and other fixes involving...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

North Queens former teacher debuts first novel

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

In her first novel, A Canoer of Shorelines, Anne M. Smith-Nochasak weaves together the stories, dreams and...

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