Monday 6 July 2020

Feds issue procurement for removal of former HMCS Cormorant from Bridgewater’s waterfront

The Cormorant chronicles’ final chapter is a step closer to writing as Fisheries and Oceans Canada released a procurement document...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Town budgets $150,000 toward Bridgewater Memorial Arena renovation

The Town of Bridgewater laid a new path forward for its former ice rink, shelving a proposed six-figure spending on...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Junior B Privateers seek contract adjustments from Region of Queens

The Liverpool Junior B Privateers seek reinstatement of some financial terms, such as revenue-sharing, which encompassed a previous long-term deal...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Blockhouse Hill development still on Lunenburg’s radar

A staff report examining potential land sale, surveying, traffic analysis, and other considerations will come to Lunenburg civic politicians as...

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Thursday 2 July 2020

U.S. balloon ends up in Queens County

Amateur radio operators from Queens County and the Annapolis Valley helped track down a California balloon involved in a cross-continent...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Q-League’s Voltigeurs draft Bridgewater centre

Bridgewater’s Luke Woodworth, the 11th overall selection in the recent Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) draft, aims to be...

Thursday 2 July 2020

New Germany gives new meaning to a COVID “cancel”

When the pandemic put paid to any notion of a social activity celebrating the New Germany Lions Club’s 35th anniversary...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Lunenburg salutes built heritage

Lunenburg celebrated some of its built history on the occasion of its 267th birthday.

Six properties were recently honoured with heritage...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Lunenburg reduces residential, commercial tax rates

In a time when financial figures need adjustment and re-tweaking because of pressures brought on by coronavirus uncertainty, the Town...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Fresh Cuts Market nominated under Shine On campaign

With two big grocery chain stores in town, Bridgewater may not be the easiest place for a smaller grocery business...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Bridgewater commits nearly $300,000 toward radio tower replacement

Bridgewater transmitted $295,000 into its 2020-21 capital budget toward replacing an aging, unsafe and un-repairable radio tower largely used for...

Thursday 2 July 2020

A concrete COVID idea

Renowned for his whimsical concrete sculptures that have drawn visitors to his garden centre in Liverpool from far and wide,...

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Social media post suggesting creation of South Shore KKK raises ire

A Lunenburg County man’s supposedly satirical social media post gauging interest in creating a South Shore Ku Klux Klan (KKK)...

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Missing 29-year-old Maitland man found dead

It’s a sad ending to a multi-day search for a Lunenburg County man missing for days.

Jacob Donald Croft was found...

Monday 29 June 2020

UPDATE: Lights, camera, action: Cineplex to re-open Bridgewater cinemas this month

Movie-goers rejoice; the Cineplex cinema in Bridgewater re-opens this month and will start showing popular releases customers may have missed...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Wool shop knits community together during hard times

A wool shop in Mahone Bay has been knitting together a community of people in the province who were sequestered...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

South Shore’s Christine Welldon delves into the New Orleans jazz scene

Author Christine Welldon has made her first foray into the world of fiction with her recently-released novel about a young...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Police, MedicAlert partnership to benefit vulnerable populations in Bridgewater

The Bridgewater Police Service has another instrument at its disposal to help protect the town’s most vulnerable populations.

Main Street of...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

NSCC’s 2020-21 academic year moving online with some exceptions

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) has announced that programming for the 2020-21 academic year will include either fully scheduled or...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Local municipality procures $32,000 software upgrade from U.S. firm

Taxpayers in the Municipality of Chester are spending nearly $32,000 to have a U.S.-based firm provide installation, licencing and first-year...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Local MP pushes back on opposition claims fisheries committee proceedings are stifled

South Shore-St. Margaret’s MP Bernadette Jordan is pushing back against opposition charges that a House of Commons fisheries committee’s proceedings...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Introvert alternative band members get creative with pandemic isolation

An alternative rock band in Lunenburg is releasing what it describes as a “pandemic anthem” called Social Distance.

The latest single...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Fuel truck spills nearly 300 litres of diesel in Liverpool

Nearly 300 litres of diesel spilled onto the ground in Liverpool after a malfunction involving a commercial truck during an...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Former South Shore students buoying fisheries tech company

A former Bridgewater high school student along with his former classmates and others in the area are buoying a growing...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Federal gun ban worries Baker Settlement firearms owner

Ottawa’s recent declaration that more than 1,000 models and variants of assault-style firearms would be banned in Canada raised alarm...

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