Friday 31 March 2023

Victims, family members of mass casualty optimistic following release of final report

TRURO - Scott McLeod is hopeful the Mass Casualty Commission’s final report will have a positive impact for Nova Scotians...

Friday 31 March 2023

RCMP commissioner admits to not reading any part of Mass Casualty Commission final report

TRURO - In front of numerous media organizations, the head of the RCMP admitted he hadn’t read a single portion...

Thursday 30 March 2023

Mass Casualty Commission calls for policing transformation

TRURO - Restructuring the RCMP, a change in policing education, government Mutual Accountability Body, changes to firearms restrictions and creating...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Welcome to Gallery 244

BROOKLYN – A new art gallery that will open April 1 is combining music with art.

Sue Jensen and her husband,...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

The feather thief

I’ve recently started reading a book called, The Feather Thief, by Kirk Wallace Johnson. There are some eye-awaking events described...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

New ownership for Wile’s Lake Farm Market

WILEVILLE – Wile’s Lake Farm Market has new owners.

The long-standing market in Wileville, well known for its great service, delicious...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Lunenburg County groups secure funds to aid health-care recruitment, retention efforts

BRIDGEWATER — Lunenburg County organizations, the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore and the South Shore Multicultural Association, secured...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Local government, residents raise concerns about Second Peninsula condo project

SECOND PENINSULA — Some private landowners and the municipal government are calling for better oversight and tighter controls governing so-called...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Local emergency management targets businesses with preparedness message promotion

BRIDGEWATER — A focus on the business community headlines this year’s emergency preparedness week. The local emergency management office want...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Just for the fun of it

Are you serious about having fun? Or do you consider fun to be frivolous? Do you treat fun like dessert,...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Future of Bridgewater’s police station subject of discussion as end of lease deal draws closer

BRIDGEWATER — Town officials here are starting to think about the future of the police station on Exhibition Drive now...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Elegant Ashta and the Archie comic crew

We at SHAID Tree Animal Shelter are so pleased that all of our adorable beagle-terrier mix family found their forever...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

East Chester charity reaches adoption milestone

EAST CHESTER — My Grandfather’s Cat, which originated in East Chester, recently placed its 100th adoption.

The Lunenburg County-born animal welfare...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Civic governments spending thousands on electric vehicles

BRIDGEWATER — Elected officials with environmentally-conscious civic governments are approving early budget spending on electric vehicles given the market bottlenecks...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Children need a place to play; Kidz Room soon to open in Caledonia

CALEDONIA – Kids need a place to play, there is no doubt about that – a warm, dry place to...

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Almost $2 million in funding pledged to area organizations

SOUTH SHORE – Two recent rounds of provincial funding announcements through the Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage (CCTH)...

Tuesday 28 March 2023

Liverpool school’s wikuom vandalized

LIVERPOOL – A wikuom, also known as wigwam, built by students and staff at Dr. John C. Wickwire Academy, under...

Monday 27 March 2023

Town politicians sanction massive Jubilee Road housing development

BRIDGEWATER — Town officials authorized final approval of a massive long-term housing project proposed by a Middle Sackville company. Renderings...

Thursday 23 March 2023

UPDATED STORY: Crescent beach development raises ire of locals

This is an updated story that includes comments from the owner of the properties in question.


Tuesday 21 March 2023

The need to be free

Here in the “true north strong and free,” you might think that everybody understands freedom. According to Dr. Glasser’s choice...

Tuesday 21 March 2023

Taking a closer look at the wood duck

On March 10, I was finally able to find the wood duck that has been tending in Sunnybrook. The only...

Tuesday 21 March 2023

Structure fires in Queens County keep responders busy

CHARLESTON — Emergency crews worked a busy March 4 night of dousing two house fires 30 kilometres apart in Queens...

Tuesday 21 March 2023

Local athletes and coaches win big at latest awards' banquet

SOUTH SHORE – Lunenburg/Queens Special Olympics athletes and a coach took home the majority of the hardware at the 29th...

Tuesday 21 March 2023

If only an oak tree could talk

MAHONE BAY – What if an oak tree could talk? Mahone Bay author Darrell Dawson explores this thought in his...

Tuesday 21 March 2023

Felines and fundraising

SHAID Tree Animal Shelter

Recently we received a phone call from a good Samaritan who had been feeding a homeless stray...

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