Wednesday 17 August 2022

Wheels come off Bicycle Nova Scotia’s test project for Lunenburg

LUNENBURG — The wheels have come off Bicycle Nova Scotia’s (BNS) plans for a temporary contraflow bicycle lane and pedestrian...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Service changes at Drumlin Hills causes worry among building residents, families

BRIDGEWATER — Thrice-daily meal services, weekly bed linen changes and housecleaning options are ending for residents who’ve lived in two-dozen...

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Wednesday 17 August 2022

Construction of shoreline pilot project in Mahone Bay completed

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MAHONE BAY – In an effort to get ahead of the curve in regards to coastal land protection, a...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Unveiling of inaugural inductees to Olympic Wall at Queens Place Emera Centre

LIVERPOOL - The Region of Queens Municipality has an incredible history of sporting excellence.

To recognize those athletes, coaches and officials...

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Wednesday 17 August 2022

True to our chosen self

You’ve heard the slogan, “Be true to yourself.” Combine that with a picture of a beautiful person gazing into a...

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Wednesday 17 August 2022

Taking a closer look at the gray catbird

On July 30, I was offered the best opportunity for photographs of a gray catbird that I have had in...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Site for new care home secured

LIVERPOOL – The Region of Queens Municipality council voted unanimously Aug. 9 to approve the sale of land to the...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Oh those waskily wabbits!

SHAID Tree Animal Shelter

Here at SHAID Tree Animal Shelter our focus is cats and dogs. But early this month upon...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Nine-year-old office-retail building proposal officially dead

BRIDGEWATER — Civic politicians here deep-sixed a development agreement for a project never built.

In 2013, town council authorized a development...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Music rings through the air during Folk Harbour week

LUNENBURG - The 37th annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival filled the town with music once again.

The event, one of the...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Medway Head Lighthouse Arts and Craft Show celebrates 11th year

PORT MEDWAY - The 11th annual Medway Head Lighthouse Arts and Craft Show, featuring original works by more than 60...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Mahone Bay volunteer fire department marks grand opening of new station

MAHONE BAY — The public’s invited to participate in a special event marking the opening of the town’s new Hawthorn...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Lots of fun to be had at this year’s New Ross Community Fair

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NEW ROSS – Ever wanted to be part of a big tug-of-war competition, or put your chainsaw skills to...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Environmental stewardship charity nets conservation grant

MAHONE BAY — Coastal Action, a Lunenburg County-based environmental stewardship charity, received a five-figure subsidy from the province toward conservation...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Dry hydrant vandalism concerns Chester Basin volunteer fire department

CHESTER GRANT — Persistent vandalism affecting the Hutt Lake dry hydrant risks damaging more firefighting equipment and could delay responses...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Contractual issue impacts proposed residential project planned for Bridgewater’s east side

BRIDGEWATER — Plans to construct a 34-unit residential complex at the corner of Aberdeen Road and Hirtle Drive have hit...

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Bridgewater pickleball players capture medals at nationals

BRIDGEWATER — A pair of local pickleball players earned three medals each following stellar performances in recent weeks at nationals...

Friday 12 August 2022

Lawyer says Ready Alert system would have saved numerous lives in Portapique

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TRURO - A high-ranking Mountie said last week he wouldn’t necessarily send out a public alert if faced...

Thursday 11 August 2022

Equilibrium program concert featuring Barbara Hannigan set for Aug. 13

LUNENBURG – Giving back through mentoring and teaching is the focus of the program, Equilibrium, established in 2017 by world-renowned...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

When the choice isn’t clear

How do you make decisions?

We’re influenced by experience, preferences, perhaps trustworthy advice. And there are emotions, too. When we’re feeling...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Volunteer firefighters in New Germany add first ladder truck to its fleet

NEW GERMANY — The volunteer fire department serving his community joins first response agencies in Bridgewater and Lunenburg as the...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Time for some tea

LIVERPOOL – The Perkins Tea on the Lawn event, hosted by the Queens County Historical Society (QCHS), is returning.

The event...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Theatre company makes debut performance

SOUTH SHORE – The inaugural production of the South Shore Summer Theatre (SSST) will take place in the coming days.

The...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Second fire in recent weeks breaks out at old TMP building in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — Queens County volunteer fire departments extinguished the second fire to break out in recent weeks at the old...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Garden club hosts annual flower show and tea

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BRIDGEWATER - After a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Bridgewater Garden Club (BGC) hosted its annual...

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