Friday 24 November 2017

Wait list for doctors high in Lunenburg, Queens Counties

New numbers obtained in late November by the NDP Caucus show that 2,582 people in Queens and Lunenburg Counties are...

Friday 24 November 2017

Lunenburg flag flap over Mi’kmaw association’s request

A representative of the Mi’kmaw Heritage and Restoration Association was on the verge of tears when she stormed out of...

Friday 24 November 2017

Kids from around the world gather at Mill Village’s DEVI boarding school

With the opening of the DEVI International Boarding School, kids from around the world are congregating in tiny...

Thursday 23 November 2017

Preparing for legal pot: South Shore officials grapple with incoming marijuana legislation

In a province where residents already are among the most prolific consumers of cannabis in the country, it’s hard to...

Thursday 23 November 2017

Outside team named to help with forestry review

The academic and consultant leading the province’s independent forestry review has tapped a team largely composed of outside experts to...

Thursday 23 November 2017

No charges anticipated in school threat hoax in Chester Grant

Police don’t expect charges will be laid in relation to a threat of a shooting at a Chester Grant school...

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Dayspring shelves 2017 community Christmas dinner

Stick a fork in this year’s Dayspring community Christmas dinner. It’s done for 2017.

While the annual event secured dozens of...

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Bridgewater honours emergency services for King Street fire fight

Bridgewater honoured a dozen volunteer fire agencies spanning Lunenburg and Queens counties for their efforts to extinguish last month’s King...

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Simply stepping into the ring was the challenge

For Sara Maldonado, the biggest challenge to becoming a boxer was simply stepping in the ring.

“The idea of competing is...

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Man acquitted of murder can’t possess guns for five years

A Lunenburg County man acquitted of murder can’t possess firearms for the next five years and also won’t get to...

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Tuesday 21 November 2017

A busy week for firefighters

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 44 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered 14 calls for service from Monday November...

Monday 20 November 2017

Mahone Bay rings in the season with Father Christmas Festival

Mahone Bay’s Father Christmas Festival returns this week with some fan favourite events as well as some all new features.

“It...

Monday 20 November 2017

Local musicians win jazz album of the year

Jazz recording artists Rachael Henderson, Morgan Cruickshank, and Connor Booth have come a long way since the friends first started...

Friday 17 November 2017

The death of a deer

BY CHARLES MANDEL

charles.mandel@lighthousenow.ca

When a deer crashed through a front plate glass window of Bridgewater’s NSCC campus in the second week...

Friday 17 November 2017

The Court Report: November 15 edition

New Russell man tests drug allegations. A Lunenburg County man among arrests in the drug investigation dragnet coined Operation Halse...

Friday 17 November 2017

Education minister talks pre-primary, inclusion, libraries on South Shore stop

It’s been an arguably trying year for both education professionals and the provincial government, but the minister of education believes...

Thursday 16 November 2017

Would you care for some wine with that beer?

Say you’ve got a bit of a hankering for a German rye beer, a German steam ale, or a Belgian...

Thursday 16 November 2017

Sexual abuse of daughters lands man in federal prison

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The content of this story may be disturbing to readers. Discretion is advised.)

A Lunenburg County man who sexually...

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Schools face new realities after library staff cuts

It may be an increasingly digital world, but some are still fighting to keep libraries and access to literature open...

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians honours beloved palliative care doctor

Nova Scotia’s College of Family Physicians honoured a beloved Lunenburg County palliative care doctor for his lifetime dedicated to his...

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Dahl Dispatch: November 15 edition

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 33 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered 16 calls for service from Monday November...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Ruling expected on Aspotogan development

A provincial court judge decides next month whether or not the Crown’s recommendation of a six-figure fine should be imposed...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Petite Riviere still awaiting decision from Supreme Court

It’s now been over two months since the Greater Petite Area Community Association (GPACA) had a hearing in Supreme Court,...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

No charges over Dublin Shore stand-off with police

A senior whom police say barricaded himself inside a Lunenburg County home last month won’t face charges.

The file was concluded...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Bridgewater paramedics awarded for exemplary service

Bridgewater’s Jonathan Pippy doesn’t have to think hard about the best moments of his 23-year career as a paramedic.

“Being able...

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