Wednesday 15 September 2021

Voglers Cove shots-fired call results in charges against local senior

RCMP filed weapons charges against a Lunenburg County man, alleging he used an imitation long gun to fire a shot...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

On the election homestretch — Thomas Trappenberg

The candidates in the September 20 federal election are now on the homestretch. LighthouseNOW talked to the four who are...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Woodland wonders

Abbey and Jonathan Veinotte are the youngest landowners to capture woodland-owners-of-the-year honours in Nova Scotia since the provincials resource stewardship...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Wonky hotel air-conditioning stalls blood donations in Cookville

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) staff were left scurrying around a sweltering hotel conference room checking indoor temperatures and finally postponed...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Window to comment on Coastal Protection Act closing

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two years after passing the Coastal Protection Act (Bill 106) in 2019, the Nova Scotia government now...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Shot putter Sarah Mitton recalls the power of an Olympic experience

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Her Olympic experience may not have gone the way she dreamed it would be, but Olympic shot...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Play park fundraising goal surpassed, though fundraising continues

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The committee tasked with raising funds for a Universally Designed Play Park has reason to celebrate. Last...

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Wednesday 15 September 2021

Plastics policy a plank of main party platforms

The Liberals included South Shore-St. Margaret’s in a multi-riding announcement pledging stronger environmental policy aimed at reducing plastic pollution.

Bernadette Jordan,...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Oakhill firefighters add aerial capacity with addition of Snorkel 1

Renowned fire truck manufacturer, Spartan, gave volunteer first responders serving Oakhill, Whynotts Settlement and parts of Pine Grove more versatility...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Lunenburg County teen seriously hurt in motorbike crash

Mounties confirm the 16-year-old driver who sustained life-threatening injuries resulting from a September...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Inspiring stories can help leverage us out of the past

Like the Mary Ellen Carter, rise again.” If you’re a Canadian folk song aficionado of a certain age, you may...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Healing in the Highlands

The human animal is unique in that it doesn’t consider itself an animal. We instead imagine ourselves as divine beings...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Federal candidates for South Shore-St.Margaret’s spar off

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Housing, health care, the environment, roads, internet service and the economy were among the topics discussed at...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Fall events spring into action

Lunenburg Doc Fest

The eighth annual Lunenburg Doc Fest kicks off on September 23 with a hybrid program of online...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Efforts of mobilized search teams successful in locating missing Lunenburg County senior

Roughly 11 hours after his family reported him missing, a weak and very thirsty Charles Clarance Tanner was spotted by...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Dogs chasing shore birds pose a risk for those who migrate

I made a trip to Cherry Hill Beach on September 1 and was rewarded with seeing a buff-breasted sandpiper. It...

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Local library chief put on administrative leave standing by his statement

Amid untested accusations of sexual misconduct, Troy Myers, who withdrew as a federal election candidate and later was put on...

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Fire at race track deemed suspicious

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A fire at the Roughneck Off-Road Racing facility near Old Port Mouton Road September 12 has been...

Monday 13 September 2021

Recycling depot owner lamenting erratic and erroneous disposals

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The owner of a recycling depot that opened its doors in Queens County last October is becoming...

Friday 10 September 2021

Water lot lease requirement unnecessary red tape

My husband’s family has lived in the same house in Upper LaHave for well over 100 years. We are the...

Friday 10 September 2021

New challenge brings art and hiking together

Combining art and trails is the inspiration behind a new hiking challenge in the Chester area. Chester Municipality and Hike...

Friday 10 September 2021

Lessons from an ice cube

How’s your motivation? Are you full of get-up and go, with plans and actions to get to your goals? Or...

Friday 10 September 2021

Bridgewater video buff moves on to feature film making

A self-taught filmmaker, who gained a passion for movies working at a video store in Bridgewater, is putting the final...

Friday 10 September 2021

Baird’s sandpipers aplenty this year

There are a lot of Baird’s sandpipers showing up this year. Kevin Lantz found one at Kingsburg Beach and there...

Thursday 9 September 2021

Parks Canada seeking public input on a plan to fight Hemlock Woolly Adelgid at Keji

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

There’s just a day left to have your say about a Parks Canada plan to battle the...

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