Monday 24 June 2024

What happens when an animal is brought into SHAID’s care?

SHAID Tree Animal Shelter has cared for thousands of homeless and/or unwanted pets since it’s humble beginnings back in 1986,...

Monday 24 June 2024

The big value of small talk

Choice Theory suggests that people need good relationships to have a satisfying life. For one person, a good relationship might...

Monday 24 June 2024

School celebrates outdoor learning with osprey stage space

PETITE RIVIERE - The pre-primary-to-Grade 6 school here continues celebrating the value of an enhanced outdoor learning space, one that’s...

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Monday 24 June 2024

Process to remove three boats from former gov’t wharf now underway

BRIDGEWATER — Work began recently to start deconstructing, removing and disposing of the three abandoned boats at the former government...

Monday 24 June 2024

Playground supporters call for reinstatement of equipment

COOKVILLE — Officials with the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) will decide on options about how, or whether...

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Friday 21 June 2024

Stewardship group acquires Chockle Cap Island

BRIDGEWATER — The Lunenburg County conservation organization added Chockle Cap Island to its suite of publicly-owned lands, having recently acquired...

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Friday 21 June 2024

Status quo on tax rates in Lunenburg

LUNENBURG — Residential and commercial property tax rates are unchanged in this town for the current fiscal year, although sewer...

Friday 21 June 2024

Ex-MP advocates for more women in politics

BRIDGEWATER — Former South Shore-St. Margaret’s MP and federal cabinet minister Bernadette Jordan says it’s vital more women seek elected...

Thursday 20 June 2024

Warriors win provincial Slo-Pitch title

LIVERPOOL - The Liverpool Regional High School Warriors boys are Division 2 Slo-Pitch champions!

The Warriors defeated Hants North 15-11 in...

Thursday 20 June 2024

Provincewide exercise tests local emergency management officials

BRIDGEWATER — Pounded by a two-day snowstorm that defied the best predictions of meteorologists, emergency management officials in Lunenburg County...

Thursday 20 June 2024

Culinary queen Glo McNeill, winner of Recipe to Riches, dead at 94

LUNENBURG — Local artist and food scene celebrity Glo McNeill, who catapulted to national fame a decade ago with her...

Wednesday 19 June 2024

New look. New ownership. New location.

LIGHTHOUSENOW STAFF

BRIDGEWATER - It’s a double-celebration for LighthouseNOW newspaper today: new owner, new location.

Kevin McBain, editor of the paper for...

Wednesday 19 June 2024

King Street’s one-lane traffic situation continues into 2025

BRIDGEWATER — Motorists travelling north King Street can expect the one-lane stop-and-go traffic scenario at the Veinot Bridge, near Starr...

Tuesday 18 June 2024

Your weekly update from the SHAID Tree Animal Shelter

We are in the height of kitten season here at SHAID Tree Animal Shelter and last week we told you...

Tuesday 18 June 2024

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AWARDS NIGHT FOR LUMBERJACKS

The NSJHL Fred Fox division champions, the Jr. B Lumberjacks officially wrapped up their season...

Monday 17 June 2024

To do what we can

When I hung up the phone after a rather unsatisfying conversation with a company which shall remain nameless, I muttered...

Monday 17 June 2024

Pest control procurement presents problem for politicians

COOKVILLE — Civic politicians with the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg rejected staff’s recommendation concerning ball diamond grass improvements...

Monday 17 June 2024

Kingsburg area beach to become provincial park

BRIDGEWATER — Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources and Renewables isn’t yet prepared to announce a swath of Hirtles Beach...

Monday 17 June 2024

Bonny Lea Farm eyes fall finishes for builds in Chester, Windsor Road

CHESTER — Construction is underway along Peterson Drive in this eastern Lunenburg County village as a second Bonny Lea Farm...

Monday 17 June 2024

A survey of breeding birds

Dorothy Poole and I did my Shelburne Breeding Bird Survey on June 2. This route runs from Jordan Falls into...

Wednesday 12 June 2024

New directive for cellphone use in schools announced

Nova Scotia - Beginning in September, students will be required to turn off their personal mobile devices and store them...

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Former Centre school to meet wrecking ball

COOKVILLE — The former Centre Consolidated School is going to meet the wrecking ball.

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg...

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Chat bench to be installed in honour of classmate

LUNENBURG - The Lunenburg High School class of 1986 was a close one with just 31 graduates.

In January 2020, one...

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Govts announce financial aid for pair of South Shore transit services

BRIDGEWATER — Two levels of government combined committed over $500,000 in taxpayers’ money to add additional vehicles to public transit...

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Diagolon flag imagery found on Bridgewater area properties

BRIDGEWATER — Law enforcement wants the public’s help in trying to identify the person or people responsible for spray-painting Bridgewater...

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