Saturday 22 April 2017

Fire damages Bridgewater’s newest park

Structure beams and a walkway at Bridgewater's newest park were damaged Friday in fire that engulfed a garbage can.

A spokesman...

Friday 21 April 2017

UPDATED: RCMP arrest Queens County teen in cyberbullying case

A 16-year-old student at Liverpool Regional High School (LRHS) was arrested last night by Queens District RCMP for a case...

Thursday 20 April 2017

OFFBEAT episode one: Finding barrel man

In the spring of 1973, a man built an oversized barrel with one goal in mind: to sail from Lunenburg...

Thursday 20 April 2017

Queens councillors oppose changes to food truck bylaw

A revised vending bylaw has passed first reading at the Region of Queens Municipality in an attempt to give greater...

Thursday 20 April 2017

Lawyers get more time in Bridgewater intimate images case

Lawyers for the Crown and defence need more time to finalize a joint statement of facts, a consensus put to...

Thursday 20 April 2017

Former landscaper growing farm market in Oakhill

As with many budding businesses, Oakhill Farm Market on Highway 325 just outside Bridgewater grew out of a hobby, and...

Thursday 20 April 2017

Bridgewater trial of Halifax area doctor resumes in June

The trial of a suspended Halifax area physician originally accused of trafficking thousands of pain-killing pills resumes in Bridgewater in...

Thursday 20 April 2017

Big dreams for Little Free Libraries

Though she be but little, she is fierce.

The words of Shakespeare could be used to describe the young women who...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Town won’t change mind about DesBrisay Museum, says mayor

Bridgewater’s mayor says there’s no appetite for town council to reconsider its decision to make DesBrisay Museum a seasonal operation...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

South Shore teams crowned at Day of Champions

A pair of South Shore teams won provincial titles at Hockey Nova Scotia’s RBC Day of Champions.

Queens County won the...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Osteopaths promote awareness

A clinic in Bridgewater is hoping more Canadians will realize the benefits of osteopathy, a holistic approach to healing that’s...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Lunenburg preps for construction over busy tourist season

Lunenburg’s busy slate of infrastructure projects will face the challenge of a heavily congested town as work gets underway this...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

LighthouseNOW ranks second in national newspaper awards

Hot off the heels of its recent nominations in the Newspapers Atlantic Better Newspapers competition, LighthouseNOW staff have...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

EDITORIAL: To twin or not to twin?

Before I moved to Lunenburg two years ago, I was one of the many who spent a good deal of...

Wednesday 19 April 2017

A Cub’s journey

Betty Conrad lost her son Rickie when he was just 10 years old. He loved the outdoors — his favourite...

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Village of Chester moves on final approval of budget

The Village of Chester has given preliminary approval to its proposed operating budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

The proposed operating...

Tuesday 18 April 2017

No tax increase in the Region of Queens

The Region of Queens Municipality won’t increase taxes for the upcoming fiscal year.

Residential, resource and commercial property tax rates established...

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Love Mahone Bay not happening this year

Although the Love Mahone Bay event was a hit last year, the Three Churches Foundation is skipping 2017 and already...

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Farmers raise concerns about food safety changes

Small-scale vegetable and fruit farmers fear proposed changes to the Safe Food for Canadians Act could threaten their livelihood, as...

Monday 17 April 2017

Woman, man thrown from vehicle involved in roll-over crash

A man and woman were thrown from a vehicle travelling in the Hebbville area Monday morning as result of a...

Monday 17 April 2017

The battle against child soldiers

A Black Point resident and mother of four boys, Dr. Shelly Whitman is at the helm of a global initiative...

Monday 17 April 2017

Crews fight back-to-back forest fires in Queens County

Fire departments were kept busy over the Easter weekend as several fires broke out across Lunenburg and Queens counties.

Crews from...

Sunday 16 April 2017

Soccer players excelling with high performance program

Young soccer players are blooming on the South Shore pitch this spring.

Nearly a dozen local players have earned the right...

Sunday 16 April 2017

New Ross man jailed for 90 days on fraud offence

A provincial court judge has sentenced a New Ross man to 90 days in jail for defrauding another man of...

Sunday 16 April 2017

Learning about loyalists


The United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada's Nova Scotia branch held a gathering on April 8 to...

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