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Thursday 4 March 2021

Police seek help solving alleged stabbing incident in Bridgewater

A 22-year-old man found bleeding from several cuts won’t tell police how or where he was hurt, nor whom or...

Wednesday 3 March 2021

Riverport fishing vessel catches fire, crew rescued off Georges Bank

All 31 crew members of Riverport-based Atlantic Destiny are safe, unhurt, and back on land after being airlifted from the...

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Business claims Bridgewater’s new land use and planning rules handcuff property’s sale

Newly-passed changes to Bridgewater's land-use and planning rules put the owners of a landmark King Street business at loggerheads with...

Tuesday 23 February 2021

Police seek help solving Pine Grove man’s murder

Donald Derrick “Donny” Lohnes was murdered, attacked near his Lunenburg County home in October, RCMP said in newly released details....

Monday 22 February 2021

Vandalism prompts closure of overflow lot at Bridgewater multiplex

The Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC) slammed the brakes on stunting motorists making a mess of its Cook Road overflow...

Monday 22 February 2021

Unsightly property leads to eviction notice

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

An eviction notice was to be sent to a lessee that has a mobile home on municipal...

Monday 22 February 2021

Trio faces cocaine charges following traffic stop, searches

A woman and two men from Lunenburg County face drug charges after police conducted a targeted traffic stop and searched...

Monday 22 February 2021

Thousands of litres of sewage spewed into LaHave River after pipe failure at pump station

More than 400,000 litres of untreated sewage flowed into the LaHave River over a three-hour period after piping failed inside...

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Monday 22 February 2021

Students broadcast school news from new studio

Grade 6 students at West Northfield Elementary School took to the air last week, broadcasting morning announcements from the Lunenburg...

Monday 22 February 2021

Seaside Centre looking for financial help through area tax rate

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Seaside Centre in Beach Meadows, Queens County, is looking for a bit of help from the...

Monday 22 February 2021

Rose Bay resident says new power line installation an “insult to common sense”

A resident in Lunenburg County says new power lines being placed on Highway 332 are “dangerous and offensive” and “an...

Monday 22 February 2021

Rhapsody on Bluenose

Lou Boudreau is a lifelong sailor and pioneer in the luxury sailing cruise industry. A back injury had him set...

Monday 22 February 2021

Province strategizing amid “fragile” vaccine supply

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is getting jabs over Canada’s vaccine supply glitches, a slowdown in deliveries that could derail the...

Monday 22 February 2021

Province eyes Shoreham Village for replacement or renovation project

Chester’s Shoreham Village nursing home will either be replaced or renovated as part of the province’s long-term plan for some...

Monday 22 February 2021

Officials confirm Bridgewater hospital on tap for a new MRI

With staff files

It’s official: the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness has plans to create the appropriate space for...

Monday 22 February 2021

New Highway 103 interchange one of many area road works projects planned this year

Upcoming construction on the new Highway 103 interchange between the Cookville and Wileville exits is one of the major projects...

Monday 22 February 2021

New and improved council chambers coming for RQM

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A new look and sound is in the works for the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) council...

Monday 22 February 2021

MODL announces expanded fibre-op coverage for extended internet service

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is contributing $176,305 to provide approximately 533 homes and businesses access to...

Monday 22 February 2021

Mersey River bacteria numbers swell

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The third round of tests for fecal bacteria or enterococci levels in the Mersey River by Grade...

Monday 22 February 2021

Mahone Bay rejects rule change that would permit glamorous camping development

Mahone Bay rejected a Main Street resident’s request for a change to land-use and planning rules that would have permitted...

Monday 22 February 2021

Mahone Bay considers ban on feeding wildlife

Munching mammals feasting on garden club goods are creating a problem for Mahone Bay’s green-thumbed generals.

“Deer are really becoming a...

Monday 22 February 2021

Lunenburg buys watershed properties

Lunenburg bought the equivalent of about 60 soccer fields to further protect land surrounding the source from where its potable...

Monday 22 February 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Cookville RCMP cellblock upgrades cost $10,000

The Lunenburg district RCMP jail cells at the Cookville detachment recently reopened following a five-figure...

Monday 22 February 2021

Local Briefs

n Oversight agency determines there is no evidence of sexual assault against Bridgewater police officer

The province's independent police oversight agency...

Monday 22 February 2021

Indigenous woman from Liverpool heralded by Acadia U

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A 29-year-old First Nations woman who grew up in Liverpool has been presented with Acadia University’s 2021...

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