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Thursday 8 December 2016

Bridgewater’s BMO moving to Glen Allan Dr.

The Bank of Montreal (BMO) has confirmed its Bridgewater branch is moving from King Street to the corner of Aberdeen...

Thursday 8 December 2016

Unclear who will receive Chester water survey

Discussions between the Village of Chester and the Municipality of Chester (MODC) on the terms of a needs assessment and...

Thursday 8 December 2016

MODL wins HST appeal

The Municipality of Lunenburg (MODL) has won its appeal over a disputed $444,360 in HST on its capital and operating...

Thursday 8 December 2016

EDITORIAL: Nova Scotia’s education system is at a breaking point

Last week a teacher in Queens County told me it was one of the hardest weeks in a long time....

Wednesday 7 December 2016

South Shore companies surge on wave of awards

Companies on the South Shore are surging to new heights gaining recognition from peers and consumers in the latest round...

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Labour department issues compliance orders to Bridgewater

There are no charges filed but Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour and Advanced Education issued four compliance orders to the...

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Kim Masland named PC candidate in Queens-Shelburne

Kim Masland has officially been nominated as the Progressive Conservative Party candidate for Queens-Shelburne.

Masland, who was acclaimed in October, accepted...

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Internet groups under the wire

The pressure is on for community and government groups to submit proposals to access a portion of government funds set...

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Wednesday 7 December 2016

Bridgewater, school board still divided over student move

Neither the Town of Bridgewater nor the South Shore Regional School Board are willing to back down over the contentious...

Tuesday 6 December 2016

VIDEO: Four years of Christmas on the Mersey

Story and photos by MICHAEL LEE

Video and photos by BRITTANY WENTZELL

A couple hundred people came out last Friday evening for...

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Liberals choose Liverpool scribe as candidate in Queens-Shelburne

Liberals in Queens-Shelburne inked author and journalist Vernon Oickle of Liverpool as their nominee for when the next provincial writ...

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Foresters worry about market for wood as consortium wraps first year

It’s been nearly a year since a consortium of Nova Scotian mills and forestry companies formed WestFor Management Inc. but...

Monday 5 December 2016

Students, supporters protest school closures

As schools across the province closed to students Monday, many gathered outside Province House in Halifax to protest legislation that...

Monday 5 December 2016

Safe haven secured for endangered turtles, snakes

A pair of nationally and provincially endangered species are getting a new lease on life thanks to a campaign to...

Monday 5 December 2016

Researchers explore aftermath of Seven Mile Lake fire

Nearly four months have passed since the Seven Mile Lake fire swept through southern Annapolis and north Queens, leaving pockets...

Monday 5 December 2016

Rerouting: The road to higher learning

This is part two of the LighthouseNOW series “Rerouting,” where we’re reaching out to assess the need for public transportation...

Monday 5 December 2016

NSTU supporters rally in Liverpool, call for Casey’s resignation

As schools prepared to reopen following a tumultuous day at Province House, supporters of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU)...

Monday 5 December 2016

Neck Tronics prepares for multiple markets

Two Lunenburg County professionals are poised to hit world markets with a new medical device they say will set the...

Saturday 3 December 2016

Province’s public schools close Monday as teachers start work-to-rule

The McNeil government put the province’s parents on 48 hours’ notice that childcare alternatives may be necessary now that “safety...

Saturday 3 December 2016

Bridgewater mayor: Give me solutions, not just complaints

Bridgewater’s newly minted mayor says it’s time to end unsubstantiated finger-pointing and turn the page to start offering solutions.

David Mitchell...

Friday 2 December 2016

Tree-mendous opportunity

Once a helicopter pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force in Ontario, Fred Eidt has landed about as far away...

Friday 2 December 2016

Region of Queens looks at financing well drilling

The Region of Queens Municipality is looking at implementing a program that would finance municipal well drilling and water storage.

It...

Friday 2 December 2016

Queens RCMP issues warning on phone scams

Queens District RCMP is warning residents about a scam that tries to solicit donations for the Region of Queens Municipality.

Recipients...

Friday 2 December 2016

Queens County students rally in support of teachers

Students from Queens County joined others across the province in walking out of class on December 2 in support of...

Friday 2 December 2016

Homes for the holidays

There’s no better time than the holidays to gather with family, share seasonal snacks and cozy up in a warm...

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