Friday 23 August 2019

‘Curious coincidence’ as flooring gives way at funeral

When a church reaches the age of 133 years, like Saint Barnabas’ Anglican Church in Blue Rocks, the odd creak...

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Thursday 22 August 2019

Local municipalities get spike in gas tax funds

Municipalities in Lunenburg and Queens counties are among jurisdictions in the province getting a double dose of federal gas tax...

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Wednesday 21 August 2019

Province announces expansion of before-and-after school program

Before-and-after-school care programming is expanding to aid more youngsters in pre-primary to grade six, and a bus service will be...

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Bridgewater Police respond to firearms complaint, arrest one

An adult male is facing several charges after Bridgewater Police Service responded to a firearms complain on Scotia Street in...

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Floatplane crashes in New Germany

A man and woman were hurt August 20 after the floatplane they were in crashed in New Germany.

The aircraft was...

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Monday 19 August 2019

In Indian Point, one of the earliest built Union Churches is crumbling away

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Fundraising efforts have begun to repair the northeast wall of the Union Church of Indian Point.

The 115-year-old church, a registered...

Monday 19 August 2019

Chester doctor moves on, leaving vacancy

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Dr. Farahnaz Farzadfar, a member of the Our Health Clinic in Chester, said her goodbyes last week after more than...

Friday 16 August 2019

Liverpool air quality deemed safe despite noxious odour

Recent air quality tests done in Liverpool, Milton and Brooklyn reveal that that there is no cause for health concerns...

Friday 16 August 2019

Cooke Aquaculture shifts shore clean-up over “activist” concerns

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Cooke Aquaculture said that it moved a shoreline clean-up and barbecue to Brooklyn from Coffin Island over concerns that they...

Thursday 15 August 2019

Strong competition marks the start of Chester Race Week

While a weather front sitting off Tancook Island yesterday threatened the fleet today, the skies cleared, the sailors were enthusiastic...

Thursday 15 August 2019

Liverpool to host national women’s hockey training camp

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Queen’s Place Emera Centre and the community of Liverpool will host the annual BFL National Women’s Hockey Team Fall Festival,...

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Bridgewater residents among trio accused of breaking into local community halls, churches, businesses

Churches in Petite Riviere and North River, along with community halls in Lapland and Maplewood, were among places allegedly victimized...

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Wrestling entertainment in Lunenburg

Multiple matches took to the ring in Lunenburg on August 11.

Wrestle Nova Scotia provided attendees at the local community centre...

Tuesday 13 August 2019

MODL names new CAO

Tom MacEwan has been appointed the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL).

MODL...

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Frail to Fit keeps seniors active, outgoing

Whether it be the walking sessions or exercises involving her legs, arms, knees and ankles, Betty Joudrey gets a lot...

Monday 12 August 2019

Western Shore volunteer fire department’s garden party parade an annual hit

It was a great day for a parade in Western Shore on August 10.

The event, part of the volunteer fire...

Monday 12 August 2019

South Shore in Motion marks another successful year

South Shore in Motion marked another year of automotive astonishment in Bridgewater.

The August 9 to 11 festival featured a new...

Monday 12 August 2019

Local Liberals host federal campaign kick-off, open headquarters

With less than 70 days until the federal election, the Liberal incumbent is the first to lead the parade of...

Monday 12 August 2019

Folk harbour fest’s sweet tunes fill Lunenburg

An annual tradition and celebration of folk music returned to Lunenburg between August 8 and 11.

Four days of sweet tunes...

Sunday 11 August 2019

Rissers Beach hosts junior lifeguard games

Children between the ages of seven and 14 took to Rissers Beach to participate in competitions such as a board...

Sunday 11 August 2019

Poker run supports charity

Motorcycles converged August 10 on the Chester Area Middle School lot in support of a good cause.

A poker run took...

Friday 9 August 2019

Single vehicle collision claims man’s life in Queens County

A man is dead after being ejected from a vehicle August 9 on Highway 103 in Port Mouton in Queens...

Thursday 8 August 2019

Woods fires keep responders busy

Volunteer firefighters were kept busy August 7 and into August 8 as first responders worked to snuff out woods fires...

Thursday 8 August 2019

New Ross celebrates 203 years

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Roll out the barrel. New Ross is 203 years old.

The special occasion was marked in Chester on the morning of...

Wednesday 7 August 2019

Vehicle seized, driver charged after stunting in Queens County

A female driver, 35, received a major fine, and a licence suspension for stunting after the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services...

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