Thursday 2 December 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

RCMP seize syringe, suspected cocaine from sport utility vehicle

No charges have been filed at this stage but the Mounties have...

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Wednesday 1 December 2021

Lunenburg plans rental rate probe to address housing needs

Lunenburg plans to spend five-figures to determine average rental housing rates in the town.

It was not unanimous but a majority...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Hungarian ambassador pays visit to Brooklyn’s Varnus Hall

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

After a full day of meetings in Halifax, the Hungarian ambassador to Canada took a side trip...

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Wednesday 1 December 2021

Art show and sale at the Astor features works from the late Danna Winters

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

While her name may have changed a few times over the years, the late Liverpool artist who...

Thursday 2 December 2021

Powerful synthetic opiate resurfaces in Lunenburg County

The Mounties are warning the public about the rare discovery of a powerful synthetic opiate in Lunenburg County, the kind...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

The historical and ubiquitous rock pigeon

I’ve never written a column on the rock pigeon before, but since it is a slow time of year for...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Region of Queens Municipality Council Briefs

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

NAME FOR UNIVERSALLY DESIGNED PLAY PARK UNDER DISCUSSION

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) council members are putting...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

REGION OF QUEENS MUNICIPALITY BRIEFS

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

PLANS FOR ANOTHER PLANNER

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) is looking for a planner to help with...

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Wednesday 1 December 2021

Perfect staff vaccination rate thrills nursing home officials

A nursing home in Bridgewater is celebrating 100 per cent full vaccination status among its full-, part-time and casual staff,...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Paddling beyond the pandemic

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The travel industry has been one of the hardest hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but as things...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Marquee

Exploring life as an art form

It’s not unusual for Nova Scotian artist Gregg Tracey to explore new ways of expressing...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Maritime Hockey League squads hosting Every Child Matters games

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

All 12 entrants in the Maritime Hockey League (MHL) will be hosting their own Every Child Matters...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Grumbling and gratitude

Has anyone done you wrong at any point in your life? I suspect that it’s a rare person who could...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Gary Linthorne’s legacy in spotlight with Football Canada honour

The legacy of Gary Linthorne’s dedication and commitment to amateur football scored another touchdown.

In recent weeks, Football Canada announced the...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Employee sent to hospital after incident at Trunk 3 paving project

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

While the Nova Scotia Department of Public Works declined to comment on the incident, the province’s Department...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Bridgewater traffic analysis recommends roundabouts

An analysis of traffic operations in Bridgewater recommends adding signals to a pair of west side intersections, removing existing lights...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Bridgewater awards engineering services deal on eve of major below-street infrastructure project

Civic politicians in Bridgewater have enlisted the multi-national firm EXP to provide $170,000 worth of engineering services for an upcoming...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Book subject of wide unsolicited distribution in U.S. goes to local mailboxes

Lunenburg County residents received copies of a 400-page book that has been the subject of a similar mass unsolicited mail...

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Advocate is expanding to celebrate more of the East Coast

The owner of LighthouseNOW Progress Bulletin, Advocate Printing and Publishing Company Limited, is expanding into New England.

Renowned throughout Atlantic Canada...

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Tips for keeping your air indoors clean and fresh

The first thing I notice when I walk into any house is how it smells, fresh or stale, or...

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Team Canada takes on South Korea in para hockey series

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Team Canada swept their four-game series against South Korea at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC) in...

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Queens County man faces firearm offences

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A West Caledonia man faces several charges following an incident on the morning of Nov. 15, including...

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Project Feeder Watch — a new season begins

It’s time again for a new season of Project Feeder Watch. This is a project done through Bird Studies Canada...

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Pregnant woman sent to hospital after residential fire in Hunt’s Point

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A pregnant woman was checked over and sent to hospital as a precaution following a fire in...

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Port Medway man contributes more than $130 K to fire department

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A Port Medway man has donated more than $130,000 to the Port Medway Fire Department (PMFD).

Sheldon Cohoon,...

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