Tuesday 26 October 2021

Local man dies in Conquerall Bank crash

A Lunenburg County resident has died following a crash south of Bridgewater involving a sport-utility-vehicle (SUV) and motorcycle.

In an email...

Monday 25 October 2021

Digby Neck yields sighting of American pipit

I was privileged to see an American pipit at Marsh Road along the Digby Neck on September 19.

The American pipit...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Volunteer firefighters descend on school to educate during Fire Prevention Week

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Members of the Greenfield Fire Department address students at the Greenfield Elementary School during Fire Prevention Week...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Tips for workers, bystanders when emotions run high

Now that we all have to show ID at the door to enter anywhere (I’m exaggerating), I was asked to...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Time to act on online harassment

Canada’s news publishers, who employ 3000 journalists from coast to coast to coast, believe that free speech, journalistic freedom, and...

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Wednesday 20 October 2021

Show, don’t tell

Electric vehicles (EVs) can’t catch a break. They’re still being accused of being short on range, short on chargers, short...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Screen Nova Scotia outlines guidelines for moving forward in Phase 5

While Nova Scotia reportedly lost a number of potential film projects due to its tough health regulations surrounding the COVID-19...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Nova Scotians invited to have a say in how the province tackles issues

Residents of South Shore are among others in Nova Scotia who are being invited to join one of the provincial...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

MODL awards contract for Phase 3 of flood risk mitigation project

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) council awarded the contract for Phase 3 of the Petite Riviere Flood...

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Wednesday 20 October 2021

Mass Casualty Commission delaying public hearings while it continues to gather and process information

The Mass Casualty Commission says “no fact is too small” as it delays public hearings on April 2020’s mass shooting...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

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Maritime Concert Opera paying tribute to “Mrs Music”

Maritime Concert Opera (MCO), a semi-professional regional opera company based in Lunenburg, is...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Maritime Launch Services holds open houses on spaceport plans

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

GUYSBOROUGH – “The message to you is we’re coming. It’s not an ‘if’ project; it’s a ‘when’...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Local band releases debut self-titled album

It was a long time in the making, but the six-member South Shore band, Cut, Split & Delivered, released its...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

From the school of hard knocks to university-bound

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Justin Todd may have attended the school of hard knocks many times in life, but the new...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Fire departments set to replace aging equipment from grant payout

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Fire departments in Queens and Lunenburg counties are set to benefit from the more than $1.14 million...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Exhibit held in memory of internationally-renowned local rug hooker

Doris Eaton may no longer be with us, but her brightly colored nature-inspired hooked rugs continue to be recognized throughout...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Doctors’ association recommending flu-shots

Family doctors are asking Nova Scotians to roll up their sleeves to receive a flu shot. This year, it’s even...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Citizens for Public Transit holding its AGM

The Citizens for Public Transit Society (CPT) is holding its annual general meeting (AGM) Oct. 23 from 2 p.m. to...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Can we choose our response?

Travelling can be difficult at the best of times. As these times aren’t exactly the best of times, opportunities for...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Audiences “in for a treat” with Lunch at Allen’s

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Liverpool’s Astor Theatre hopes to satiate the growing appetite for live musical performances following the dearth that...

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Artist builds bridges for reconciliation through ‘Every Child Matters’ dolls

Local Journalism Initiave Reporter

When East Vancouver artist Jacinda Oldale learned about the 215 unmarked graves of Indigenous children discovered at...

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Queens RCMP asking the public for help

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance after a break-in at a convenience store in...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Wendie Wilson created an African Nova Scotian flag; some in the community say no one asked them about it

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Wanda Thomas (not to be confused with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard) said she had never heard of...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Thrills and chills of stock car racing action

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Audience and drivers alike experienced some thrills, chills and spills at the stock car and truck racing...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Queens supports groups through community fund

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two local organizations requested and will receive money from the Region of Queens Municipality’s (RQM’s) fund geared...

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