Wednesday 29 March 2017

Lunenburg bed levy put to rest

A controversial marketing levy for accommodation owners in Lunenburg has been put on the back burner, at least for now.

The...

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Wednesday 29 March 2017

Businesses in transition

FirkinStein opening on King Street

It started as a friendly dare between two maintenance workers at Bridgewater’s Michelin. Devin Fraser and...

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Police dog returns to full-time duty

Police dog Davis, who had surgery to remove a tumour from the corner of his right eye, is back on...

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Municipalities weigh in on federal budget

This year’s federal budget, introduced on March 22, has received mixed reaction from municipalities in Lunenburg and Queens counties. LighthouseNOW...

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Up to five weeks may be needed for Chester Basin murder trial

Defence and Crown lawyers set a pre-trial conference date for May but have yet to confirm specific trial dates in...

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Ritcey gets ‘cease and desist’ letter from Bridgewater lawyer

The law firm representing the Town of Bridgewater sent Bridgewater Museum Commission member Greg Ritcey a “cease and desist” letter,...

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Tuesday 28 March 2017

Province targets communities for rural internet funds

Approximately 288 homes in the Sweetland area of Lunenburg County and 150 homes and businesses in Queens County’s Greenfield area...

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Media statement by R.J. MacIsaac

R.J. MacIsaac Construction Ltd. (RJMI) is in the process of recycling three former naval vessels at our ship dismantling facility...

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Crews respond to fourth fire in three months at Port Mersey

The fourth fire in three months broke out on March 22 on a former navy vessel that’s being dismantled at...

Monday 27 March 2017

VIDEO: Ceremony welcomes province’s first female Mi’kmaw judge

A Bridgewater courtroom packed with dignitaries, guests, and First Nation and judiciary leaders formally welcomed the province's first female Mi'kmaw...

Monday 27 March 2017

Queens councillors debate food truck bylaw

Food truck operators in Queens could soon pay 15 times what they pay now. The Region of Queens is considering...

Monday 27 March 2017

Mahone Bay wants to manage its own harbour

After an increase in boat traffic, the Town of Mahone Bay is looking to better manage the moorings in its...

Sunday 26 March 2017

Group wants to replace pavement with green space

The Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation is organizing a community event this spring to replace a section of pavement in Bridgewater...

Sunday 26 March 2017

Bridgewater councillors question sharrow spending

A couple Bridgewater politicians have expressed interest in reviewing spending on shared lane pavement markings.

The cost amounts to about six...

Friday 24 March 2017

Y teaches youth job skills

Eleven teens are closer to getting employment thanks to a pilot project aimed at giving them the necessary skills and...

Friday 24 March 2017

Health charity commits $1.4 million for surgical suites in Bridgewater

The charity that fundraises for Lunenburg County hospitals says its $1.4 million cash commitment to buy a pair of Minimally...

Friday 24 March 2017

Egg baskets, kerosene cans and old Bibles

The modern world came to Nova Scotia’s towns and cities long before it came to the more isolated fishing villages...

Friday 24 March 2017

Bridgewater moves toward alternative paid parking options

Bridgewater formalized its commitment to return to paid parking in the downtown area starting April 1 including in places where...

Thursday 23 March 2017

School board sets Pentz and Petite closure date

The South Shore Regional School Board has scheduled dates for when Pentz and Petite Riviere elementary schools will close, a...

Thursday 23 March 2017

Landscaping business in bloom

When All Outdoors Landscaping was announced as the winner in the small business category at the Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence...

Thursday 23 March 2017

Joel and Bill Plaskett blend styles in first album together

Juno Award-winning musician Joel Plaskett has often been spotted performing with his father Bill Plaskett, and now the two are...

Thursday 23 March 2017

Bridgewater area teens admit to sharing intimate images

Five of the six Lunenburg County teenage boys charged in the highly publicized case alleging child exploitation and non-consensual image...

Wednesday 22 March 2017

LBOT reiterates support for new president

The directors of the Lunenburg Board of Trade (LBOT) sent out a cryptic statement to members recently reaffirming their support...

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Dropbox Six defence counsel seeks to quash search evidence

A Bridgewater courtroom heard that lawyers representing the six boys accused of sharing intimate images of underage girls without consent...

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Changing the system

In the weeks after the high-profile acquittal of a Halifax taxi driver accused of sexual assault, a South Shore organization...

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