Wednesday 28 June 2017

MODL to intevene in judicial review over school closure

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is intervening in the Judicial Review of the South Shore...

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Meet the tiny Nova Scotia community that’s 200 on Canada’s 150th

Canaan may be older than Confederation by 50 years, but it won’t stop the small community just north of Chester...

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Exclusive: A daycare’s financial woes

The Municipality of Chester is passing on helping a local daycare pay off its debt, incurred after a local contractor...

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Fire at RPS Composites

Four area fire departments rushed to RPS Composites in Mahone Bay on June 26 after workers on the plant’s night...

Monday 26 June 2017

New fire station a hot topic in Mahone Bay

Mahone Bay firefighters say conditions in their fire station are unsafe and are calling for a new facility.

Safety concerns, over-crowding,...

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Stella “hopeful” Ottawa ready to commit straight pipes funding

Stella Bowles, the 13-year-old environmentalist fighting to bring an end to fecal contamination on the LaHave River, is “hopeful” the...

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Vehicle crash on 103 sends four to hospital

Three adults and a child were transported to the South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater on June 27, following a...

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Missing Gold River man found

A missing Gold River man was found in a wooded area near his home on June 27 after being last...

Monday 26 June 2017

Speeding dump trucks sparks complaint

Middlewood resident Kevin Kaulback says diesel is being spilled on Llewellyn Road and he believes speeding dump trucks are the...

Monday 26 June 2017

South Shore Lumberjacks nail their draft picks

The South Shore Lumberjacks’ cup runneth over at the 2017 Maritime Hockey League draft.

The junior club had the first, third...

Monday 26 June 2017

RCMP looking for information on missing Gold River man

Lunenburg District RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a Gold River Man.

Wayne Mervin Kaizer, 55, was last...

Monday 26 June 2017

Pair arrested in Bridgewater for vehicle and property theft

Two people have been arrested in connection to thefts throughout Nova Scotia, including in local areas such as Liverpool, New...

Monday 26 June 2017

An essential part of this art? Rain water

Whoever thought that rain could be so closely intertwined with creativity? With concerts along the rivers edge, artistic workshops, open-mics,...

Sunday 25 June 2017

Construction trash near popular swimming hole raises concerns

A Newburne resident is concerned about the amount of construction debris he’s finding downstream of Indian Falls, which appears to...

Friday 23 June 2017

South Shore Regional School Board cuts over half of its library staff

The South Shore Regional School Board has eliminated over half their librarian positions in a recent round of layoffs.

The board...

Friday 23 June 2017

Privateer Days returns bigger and better

With Privateer Days around the corner, Liverpool is gearing up for another summer of music, history and Bhangra dancing.

Here is...

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Nicholas Snyder wouldn’t miss school for anything

If there’s one thing Nicholas Snyder is good at it’s being on time, no matter what.

The punctual 18-year-old student from...

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Maritime Concert Opera brings Rigoletto to the stage

Maritime Concert Opera’s June 2017 tour promises a gritty and exciting performance full of action, emotion and some of the...

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Judge sentences Watford man to three years federal prison

It was with “great reluctance” that a provincial court judge sided with a joint sentence recommendation that put a rapist...

Tuesday 20 June 2017

“She looked like a stroke victim”

Melanie Schwartz of Bridgewater and her 12 year-old daughter, Alyssa, remember the ordeal with Lyme Disease well. The Grade 6...

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Mahone Bay mother of two develops popular tick repellent

“I didn’t want to put DEET on my kids, but I had to do something.”

So recalls Lisa Ali of Mahone...

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Lyme Disease reaches “epidemic” proportions in Lunenburg County

Lyme Disease has become an “epidemic” on the South Shore, and more and more residents are speaking out about the...

Monday 19 June 2017

The court report

Fined for marijuana possession. A provincial court judge fined a Queens County man $975 on a charge of drug possession....

Sunday 18 June 2017

Russell’s Service Station celebrating 50 years

Trucker and service station owner Barry Russell has no intention of taking a back seat in life.

Gearing up to celebrate...

Saturday 17 June 2017

Column: Dahl Dispatch May 29 - June 3

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 27 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered three calls for service from Monday, May...

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