Friday 23 July 2021

Paddling photographers

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

While many clubs and activities hit a road block amid COVID-19 pandemic health regulations, one that has...

Friday 23 July 2021

Life on the LaHave

As a summer project, the LaHave River Salmon Association’s student intern, Laurel Genge, has put together a series of takeaways...

Thursday 22 July 2021

Site work continues at South Shore Regional Hospital

A few days of unloading construction materials were expected to cause minor parking inconveniences and noise at the South Shore...

Thursday 22 July 2021

Bridgewater renews business improvement district talks

After trying and failing to establish a business improvement district (BID) five years ago, leaders in Bridgewater’s commercial sector are...

Wednesday 21 July 2021

Op Ed: Collective negotiations media’s answer to dealing with tech giants

AND PAUL DEEGAN

NEWS MEDIA CANADA

Around the world, there is growing consensus that the dominant power of Big Tech must be...

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Tuesday 20 July 2021

Taking safety training to new heights

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Safety training is paramount in high-risk jobs, but the hope is that the training will never be...

Tuesday 20 July 2021

Parole board revokes convicted arsonist’s conditional release

Three-and-a-half months into his day parole, the Queens County man who started an inferno devastating a section of Bridgewater’s downtown...

Monday 19 July 2021

Local candidates on hustings following weekend writ drop

A full slate of Lunenburg and Queens county candidates from the province’s three major political parties are on the hustings...

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Sunday 18 July 2021

Mahone Bay resident maintains nightly trombone serenade

Every night, a respected Lunenburg County resident shares his love of music with others - all in an effort to...

Sunday 18 July 2021

Award for Culinary Excellence goes to two grads with South Shore ties

Two culinary arts students with ties to the South Shore are among six Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) graduates to...

Friday 16 July 2021

Success hard to find during MTRI loon nesting project

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The birds continue to have the final say in the artificial nesting platform project for loons that...

Friday 16 July 2021

Queens County Transit adds to its fleet

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens Community Transit (QCT) has added another vehicle to its fleet.

The transit company turned the key on...

Thursday 15 July 2021

‘Tis the season for fox and bear sightings

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

An increasing number of foxes and bears have been maneovering themselves closer to where humans are frequenting...

Thursday 15 July 2021

MIT helps shape South Shore’s economic path

Power brokers from the local business community are continuing their deep-dive with U.S-based academics into how to best broaden economies...

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Sport Nova Scotia honours Lunenburg Tennis Club for pandemic pivot

Calling the organization “a role model for community tennis clubs across the province,” Nova Scotia’s voice in amateur sports recognized...

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Queens hospital foundation bequeathed $4.8 million

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

As staff and residents of Liverpool and surrounding areas were lamenting the unprecedented temporary closures of the...

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Ontario woman fined $1,000 for not wearing face covering

A Hamilton, Ontario woman defended her refusal to wear a face-covering in a Queens County supermarket with medical and human...

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Bridgewater transit celebrates 100,000th passenger

Joe Pacheco and his young son take Bridgewater’s public transit bus at least five times a week. A lot of...

Tuesday 13 July 2021

RCMP investigating after a boat collided with a rock wall in Western Shore

Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating a boat accident that occurred in Western Shore July 10.

According to a news release issued...

Tuesday 13 July 2021

Developer dials-back original plans for former BMO building in Bridgewater

Halifax-based Black Seal Properties is dialling-back its plans for the former Bank of Montreal building on Bridgewater’s King Street.

On June...

Monday 12 July 2021

Peace Tower flag owned by former MP stolen in Lunenburg

Garth Turner helped raise $1 million to organize a special audio recording of Canadian artists singing “O Canada” commemorating the...

Monday 12 July 2021

Here’s what our readers have been saying:

Time for government to step up re: fossil fuels

Results of a recent poll would indicate that Nova Scotia residents are...

Saturday 10 July 2021

Seafarer-turned-storyteller

For the world seafarer Captain Cornelis (Casey) de Vries, writing a book was beyond any horizon he ever imaged venturing...

Saturday 10 July 2021

New rescue boats for two Queens fire departments

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Liverpool Fire Department (LFD) and North Queens Fire Department (NQFD) now have new rescue boats to...

Friday 9 July 2021

Three local long-term facilities up for replacement or renovations following funding announcement

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Nova Scotia government plans to spend $96.5 million in improving long-term care in the province.

A number...

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