Friday 24 January 2020

MODL commits funds to Bridgewater Fire Department Band’s Belgium performance

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Council (MODL) will provide $2,500 this year and is considering giving the same...

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Thursday 23 January 2020

Shoeless in Mahone Bay

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It’s been a cornerstone of Mahone Bay for 20 years, but will soon close its doors.

Located at 544 Main Street...

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Cabin blaze in Queens County deemed ‘suspicious’

Queens District RCMP are calling a blaze that took place in Pleasantfield on January 20 suspicious.

Members of Queens District RCMP...

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Bridgewater rejects idea of public needle disposal sites

An informal public education campaign about the proper disposing of sharps appears to have put to rest concerns civic politicians...

Tuesday 21 January 2020

No announcement from Michelin despite speculation about Bridgewater expansion

Tire giant Michelin says there’s nothing to share about any planned new growth at Bridgewater’s Logan Road plant or the...

Tuesday 21 January 2020

New Ross man dies after snowmobile accident

RCMP reported January 21 that 56-year-old New Ross man is dead following a single vehicle collision involving a snowmobile on...

Monday 20 January 2020

Public meeting on the future of aquaculture on the South Shore

The South Shore Chapter of the Council of Canadians in partnership with the Twin Bays Coalition is presenting a meeting,...

Friday 17 January 2020

Bridgewater man arrested for uttering threats, other charges

Police arrested a 50-year-old Bridgewater man on a number of charges after an impaired driving investigation lead to the seizure...

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Thursday 16 January 2020

Chester engineer, former civic politician fighting provincial Environment Act charges

A Chester engineer and former municipal councillor facing six “silly” provincial Environment Act charges says he’ll fight the allegations, some...

Wednesday 15 January 2020

HGS to shutter doors at Liverpool location

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The HGS Call Centre in Liverpool is closing, but no jobs will be lost as a result.

The call centre has...

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Bridgewater student wins national young citizens award

An 11-year-old student at Bridgewater Junior High has won the 2019 Young Citizens Award.

Valerie Sia’s four-minute video story, Railroaded: How...

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Woman crashes SUV into light pole, causing power outage in parts of Bridgewater

A SUV traveling east on Dufferin Street crossed the street and hit a light pole, causing a power outage to...

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Tummy to Mummy announces closing

Tummy to Mummy, the Mahone Bay store that aims to sell quality children’s clothing, toys, books and items for families,...

Monday 13 January 2020

Hoppy new year: new brewery, cider company to open in Lunenburg

The Mahone Bay Brewing Company is crafting yet another expansion with plans to open a brew pub and cidery in...

Sunday 12 January 2020

Apartment fire in Bridgewater leaves one individual temporarily homeless

A fire in a four-storey, 24-unit apartment building in Bridgewater on January 11 has left a man temporarily without a...

Friday 10 January 2020

Use of fake international licence results in arrest for driver in Liverpool

Liverpool RCMP arrested a driver using a fake international licence, January 10.

Members of Liverpool RCMP were conducting routine patrols in...

Friday 10 January 2020

RCMP alert public to presence of high risk offender in Queens County

Nova Scotia RCMP are warning the public - particularly in the South Brookfield area of Queens County - of the...

Friday 10 January 2020

Freezing rain could make for a nasty weekend along the South Shore

Break out the storm chips. It’s going to be a messy weekend along the South Shore.

Environment Canada is warning that...

Thursday 9 January 2020

Ocean economy blueprint, boat-to-plate tracker among local MP’s ministerial to-do list

Canada’s newly-installed Fisheries and Oceans Minister, Bernadette Jordan, is encouraged by policy objectives set out in the mandate letter issued...

Wednesday 8 January 2020

Bridgewater men aboard WestJet flight that slid off runway

Two Bridgewater men returning to Nova Scotia from a pyrotechnics job in the Caribbean were passengers on the WestJet flight...

Tuesday 7 January 2020

SANE program expands to Fishermen’s Memorial

Just months after opening its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program at the South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater, the...

Monday 6 January 2020

Info-gathering important to Lunenburg as fish farming firm presents to politicians

Lunenburg’s chief magistrate says it was vital to hear what the second largest salmon farming company in the nation had...

Monday 6 January 2020

Another Mount Pleasant home destroyed by fire

For the second time in two weeks, volunteer emergency crews dealt with a house fire in Mount Pleasant, Lunenburg County.

There...

Friday 3 January 2020

Emergency social services charity comes to aid of house fire victims

Eight people were displaced in separate residential fires in the region over the past few weeks.

In the most recent incident,...

Thursday 2 January 2020

LighthouseNOW’s top online stories for 2019

Crashes and crime drew LighthouseNOW’s highest readership online, according to Google analytics. Out of the top five stories on social...

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