Friday 22 January 2021

Dismantling a tower crane in Bridgewater

The tower crane set-up for a Bridgewater construction project was recently taken apart.

Workers spent a couple of days dismantling the...

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Television outdoorsman Rugged Dude convicted of two sexual assaults in Lunenburg County

A former Ontario television personality, known by outdoors enthusiasts as “Rugged Dude” or “RD,” has been convicted of sexually assaulting...

Monday 18 January 2021

Bridgewater crash involving two vehicles causes temporary street closure

Multiple occupants of two vehicles involved in a January 18 crash in Bridgewater required medical assessment, including at least two...

Thursday 14 January 2021

Doc Fest organizers pondering mid-year activities

Filmmakers and film enthusiasts may not have to wait long for another Lunenburg Doc Fest event.

While no decisions have been...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

What does retirement look like in a post-COVID world’?

Ask someone what they think of when they hear the word “retirement” and – more often than not – the...

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Wednesday 13 January 2021

Students test Mersey River for bacteria with shocking results

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A group of Grade 7 students delivered some shocking results to the Region of Queens Municipality council...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Region of Queens celebrates employee milestones

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) celebrated staff milestones during Years of Service presentations at the regular...

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Wednesday 13 January 2021

Province-wide Firefighters’ 50/50 provides support for departments

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A convergence of circumstances sparked the Nova Scotia Firefighters weekly 50/50 jackpot into the huge success it...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Pine Grove reservist receives Chief of Defence Staff Commendation

A long-time member of the airforce reserve unit in Lunenburg County received a Chief of Defence Staff Commendation for coming...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Local police trained to use latest cannabis-impairment detection device

Patrol officers with Bridgewater’s municipal police force now are well versed in the latest portable technology designed to nab suspected...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Food for thought

Story By GAYLE WILSON

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

Students at the Centre scolaire de la Rive-Sud got a good taste of the Christmas spirit...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Coping with COVID

As Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Strang has the weight of the province on his shoulders. He’s been...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Company proposes re-imagined plans for former Christmas tree lot

A Dartmouth-based real estate development firm is proposing a re-imagined and sizeable series of residential construction projects in Bridgewater aimed...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

B.C. business owner hopes to set up shop in East Berlin

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A British Columbia businessman is bringing his unique operation to the South Shore.

Ron Kendrick, founder of Catalyst...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

2020 saw arts communities determined to pivot amid the pandemic

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

While it’s often said, “The show must go on,” this proved especially challenging for arts communities the...

Monday 11 January 2021

Workers, customers evacuated after smoke fills Bridgewater’s Dairy Queen

Nearly a dozen people were evacuated from an east side fast food restaurant in Bridgewater after smoke filled the LaHave...

Monday 11 January 2021

Trio of local tales of crime, justice contained in Valley author’s new book

A must-read for anyone interested in real life drama rinsed in local history, Dean Jobb’s latest work, Daring, Devious, &...

Monday 11 January 2021

Study urges Bridgewater to pursue solar, wind projects

Renewable wind and solar power projects are the most workable and appropriate short-term options for a South Shore town eager...

Monday 11 January 2021

QASL residential counsellors and vocational instructors reach deal

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4963 and their employer, Queens Association for Supported Living...

Monday 11 January 2021

New website for Region of Queens part of ongoing re-branding effort

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

As the page on the calendar turned to December, visitors to the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM)...

Monday 11 January 2021

Mahone Bay’s civic marina in line for $85,000 upgrade

Taxpayers are spending five-figures toward new flexible floating docks at Mahone Bay’s civic marina, off Main Street.

The provincial Crown corporation...

Monday 11 January 2021

Lunenburg-born trailblazer for women in the military dies

Lunenburg lost a renowned trailblazer for women in the military with the passing earlier this month of Brigadier General (Retired)...

Monday 11 January 2021

Local talk show host signs off - for now

A journalism student recently interviewed Sheldon MacLeod about the future of talk radio. The local radio veteran was full of...

Monday 11 January 2021

Local Briefs

Blockhouse woman struck by vehicle backing out of driveway

A Lunenburg County woman in her fifties sustained injuries which police don’t...

Monday 11 January 2021

Hospital goes into temporary lockdown after staff told man was stabbed

Bridgewater’s hospital went into lockdown after a 23-year-old local man showed up claiming to have a stab wound to his...

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