Monday 28 September 2020

Driver arrested following single vehicle collision

A 22-year-old male was arrested at the scene of a single vehicle collision in Lunenburg County.

Nova Scotia RCMP reported that...

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Fisheries and Oceans scraps first Cormorant removal procurement, issues new tender

More than six months after Fisheries and Oceans Minister Bernadette Jordan told LighthouseNOW, “The removal of the Cormorant is on....

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Trophy company expanding with the aim of becoming a winner amid losses

What’s a small company to do when it loses nearly all its annual income as a result of the COVID-19...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Queens County fire chiefs worry about state of dry hydrants

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Some chiefs of volunteer fire departments in Queens are lamenting the condition of dry hydrants in their...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Perkins House receives more money for renovations

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Renovations are well under way at the Perkins House museum in Liverpool.

On September 16, the Nova Scotia...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Pentz teen first Nova Scotian to capture army cadets’ highest honour

Sara Greenough received the army cadets’ highest national award, capturing the 2020 General Walsh Commemorative Sword. The honour comes weeks...

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

Next mandate of council will delve into Lunenburg’s cultural action plan

Civic politicians in Lunenburg asked municipal staff to gauge what level of participation the town can assume when it comes...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Nearly all seats contested in Municipality of Chester

Nearly every council seat in the Municipality of Chester will be contested in 2020.

Only incumbents in District 2 (Floyd Shatford)...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

MODL’s candidates’ list sees acclamation, and new and repeat competitors

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) council is certain to see some changes following the October 17 election,...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Mayor’s position hotly contested in RQM

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The mayor's seat in the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) is a hotly contested one this year...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Mayor delivered cheques to food banks when public told to “stay the blazes home”

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) was left explaining why its mayor personally delivered municipal cheques to local...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Mayor acclaimed; four incumbents return to try and reclaim Bridgewater seats

There won’t be a race for mayor in the South Shore’s largest town as David Mitchell will slide into a...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Mahone Bay sees competition for seats; mayor’s acclaimed

Even before residents of the Town of Mahone Bay post their preferences for their new municipal council on October 17,...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Lunenburg has mayoral race, 10 candidates seek council seats

A pair of town councillors in Lunenburg are vying for the position of chief magistrate as the current mayor closes...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Lunenburg establishes anti-racism committee

Lunenburg is looking to Black, Indigenous, and other people-of-colour stakeholders and experts to develop an anti-racism and discrimination action plan...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

High hopes for Gateway to Kejimkujik project

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Gateway to Kejimkujik Project for Caledonia and North Queens is well underway.

The project, which began a...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Freemans supports mental health assistance with $10,000 donation to foundation

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Greenfield lumber company, Harry Freeman & Son Limited, has carved out some good will in memory...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

COVID-19 helps float wood sales

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

When Premier Stephen McNeil issued his now-famous COVID-19 clarion call to Nova Scotians to “stay the blazes...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Briefcase

Pedestrian access to town walking bridge temporarily restricted

Work crews are adding new railings to the Centennial Trail walking bridge and...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Bridgewater shuns heritage centre’s land donation request

A land donation request from a non-profit group looking to develop a heritage schooner and antique vehicle-oriented heritage preservation centre...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Bridgewater bills booze to taxpayers for Christmas volunteer reception

The Town of Bridgewater expensed $164.65 worth of booze to taxpayers for a volunteer appreciation event last Christmas at the...

Tuesday 22 September 2020

7th annual Doc Fest kicking off with tribute to bloodless revolution

At a time when demonstrators are pounding the pavements in the U.S., Hong Kong, and Belarus, Bared Maronian’s Bloodless —The...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Tide may be turning for problems at Carters Beach

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Plans are in the works to establish a new committee to address the decades-old debate about what...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

The show will go on!

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Queens County Fair is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. Although the pandemic will insure it...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Sign on Buckfield cottage leaves family in shock

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Members of the RCMP are investigating the placement of a disturbing sign at a cottage property in...

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