Tuesday 17 January 2017

Lunenburg councillor sits out private meeting in protest

As Lunenburg council met for about 45 minutes in a private, in-camera session last night, one member of council refused...

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Tuesday 17 January 2017

Dog grooming not considered home-based business in Lunenburg

A Halifax-based dog groomer is in limbo after town regulations sent her move to Lunenburg awry.

Jennifer Sinclair and her partner...

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Region of Queens ‘overpolicied,’ says municipal clerk

The Region of Queens Municipality has more than twice the number of policies and bylaws as some of the top...

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Now Lunenburg County searches for unconventional ambassadors

In the year and a half since Nancy McNairn moved from Ontario to Petite Riviere, she’s become a volunteer firefighter,...

Monday 16 January 2017

‘We are proceeding’

Bridgewater’s chief magistrate used a January 10 council platform to publicly affirm that the town stands steadfast in its pursuit...

Monday 16 January 2017

Trumpeter swan spotted in Green Bay

Residents in Green Bay were excited to see a trumpeter swan at Birch Point on January 15.

“I was within 20...

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Monday 16 January 2017

Training area found for Queens County fire departments

Queens County fire departments have a new training site that’s being made ready by the Region of Queens Municipality for...

Monday 16 January 2017

New business development strategy unveiled for the South Shore

A strategy for business development along the South Shore received its first public airing at the Municipality of Chester’s (MODC)...

Monday 16 January 2017

Ingredients coming together for new bakery in Blockhouse

The Municipality of Lunenburg (MODL) is warming up to the idea of having a French bakery in Blockhouse. Council members...

Monday 16 January 2017

Fred Romkey retiring at 89

The new year has rung in an end of an era in the Lunenburg taxi industry with the retirement of...

Sunday 15 January 2017

REMO schools councils on emergency response

As Lunenburg County’s five new councils settle in after last fall’s election, they’re familiarizing themselves with strategies and systems to...

Sunday 15 January 2017

Councils squeeze LCLC’s capital spending for a second year

The Municipality of Lunenburg (MODL) and the Town of Bridgewater have held a tight rein on the capital budget of...

Sunday 15 January 2017

Clarke leads Chester rink back to junior nationals

The defending world junior curling champions haven’t missed a beat without their longtime skip.

“We’re happy with how our season has...

Friday 13 January 2017

VIDEO: In small packages

Photos and story by EVAN BOWER

A lot of people ask Nancy Guest about how to age gracefully, about how exactly...

Friday 13 January 2017

Sustane construction slated for spring

Construction of an innovative plant in the Municipality of Chester that aims to turn garbage into burnable fuel is now...

Friday 13 January 2017

Lunenburg stabbing suspect to test allegations

A Lunenburg man accused of stabbing another man from the town on December 27 is testing the allegations against him...

Friday 13 January 2017

EDITORIAL: There’s a report for that

During an interview with a forest ecologist recently, I was told the province's progress report on its natural resources strategy...

Thursday 12 January 2017

New Germany woman to attempt second Boston Marathon

Janis Power of New Germany is preparing to pit herself against another Boston Marathon on April 17. For many of...

Thursday 12 January 2017

Gearing up for Canada 150 on the South Shore

The lighting of the cauldron outside Ottawa City Hall on New Year’s Eve kicked off what will be a year-long...

Thursday 12 January 2017

Fit for business

As a young entrepreneur and athlete, Joel Holland is all about building on his strengths. In just three years, the...

Thursday 12 January 2017

Bridgewater welcomes new provincial Crown attorney

A native of the Garden State hopes becoming Bridgewater’s newest Crown prosecutor establishes long-standing roots with the province’s Public Prosecution...

Thursday 12 January 2017

Bridgewater hospital unit reopened

The inpatient unit of the South Shore Regional Hospital has reopened to visitors following the discovery of a gastrointestinal illness...

Thursday 12 January 2017

Accidental fire damages Bridgewater home

No one was hurt but a bungalow on Bridgewater's west side sustained fire damage on Tuesday as homeowners discovered smoke...

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Refugee sponsorship comes with challenges and joys

When the federal government pledged to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, groups on the South Shore jumped in to...

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Lunenburg councillor challenges in-camera conduct

Rookie Lunenburg councillor Brian Davis took the town to task for its conduct behind closed doors in a four-plus hour...

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