Thursday 18 January 2018

Protest planned over neglect of South Shore midwife program

Anger is growing over the provincial Liberal government’s neglect of the South Shore Community Midwives program.

A protest scheduled to take...

Thursday 18 January 2018

Passionate community volunteer, former civic politician Greg Ritcey dead at 52

The Main Street of the South Shore has lost a long-time passionate community-minded volunteer.

Gregory Sherman Ritcey, originally of Riverport, Lunenburg...

Wednesday 17 January 2018

St. John’s beloved reverend passes

Commiserations have been streaming online and throughout Lunenburg, and the town flag was flown at half-mast, in response to the...

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Senior executive out at Lunenburg’s High Liner Foods

Jeff O’Neill, president and chief operating officer at High Liner Foods Incorporated, is out.

The Lunenburg-based corporation announced January 16 that...

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Ironworks Distillery receives infusion of cash for expansion

Ironworks Distillery is getting an infusion of cash to help expand and modernize its production facility.

The Lunenburg distillery is receiving...

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Salute to Sable Island

While it may be hundreds of kilometres away, White Point Beach Resort will bring Nova Scotia’s famed sandbar “up close...

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Fieldhouse needs funds

An indoor multi-sport facility in Bridgewater seeks financial help from local municipalities to help wipe out $400,000 left owing from...

Monday 15 January 2018

Bridgewater ponders rodent control spending

Bridgewater is considering spending in the range of $4,500 per year toward an ongoing rodent control program after learning a...

Monday 15 January 2018

Branch LaHave woman found not criminally responsible for Oakes Road arson

A Lunenburg County woman who set a house on fire last year was deemed by a provincial court not criminally...

Friday 12 January 2018

New age documentary

Once the domain of passionate young filmmakers hoisting around heavy camera equipment, documentaries have come of age.

Earlier this month the...

Thursday 11 January 2018

Queen’s RCMP warn of new phone scam circulating

Queens District RCMP are warning that scammers have been impersonating representatives from Publisher’s Clearing House and calling local residents, claiming...

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Clearland couple loses home to fire for second time

Friends and family of David and Gail Veinotte of Clearland are scrambling to provide them with help after their home...

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Bridgewater Police car involved in minor accident

Police are investigating after a minor fender-bender between a Bridgewater Police Service vehicle and a pickup truck on January 9.


Tuesday 9 January 2018

Comfort food


For Jessika Hepburn and Chris Graham there were a number of ingredients in their lives...

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Boom boom: out go the lights

Cars careened on the black ice, trees and power poles snapped in the howling wind, and thousands of people lost...

Monday 8 January 2018

They said it: best quotes of 2017

The things people say…are revealing, passionate, emotional, often thoughtful, often blurted in the heat of the moment. But they ultimately...

Monday 8 January 2018

Queens police seek break-in thieves

Queens Country RCMP are trying to identify the person or persons who forcibly entered three cottages along the Medway River...

Friday 5 January 2018

Storm’s high winds disrupt South Shore services for second day in a row

After the first winter storm of 2018 battered Nova Scotia overnight, more than 113,000 people province-wide remain without power, some...

Friday 5 January 2018

LighhthouseNOW Newsmakers of 2017: Part Two

This is the second part in our Newsmakers of 2017 series. We chose 10 stories to share with you based...

Thursday 4 January 2018

South Shore schools shut down ahead of winter storm

South Shore schools have called it a day, with heavy snow and rain, and high winds still in the forecast...

Thursday 4 January 2018

LighthouseNow/Progress Bulletin resumes publication January 10

Just a reminder that the Progress Bulletin took a publishing break over Christmas, meaning there is no issue for January...

Thursday 4 January 2018

First storm of 2018 makes for a wild day on the South Shore

Cars careened on the black ice, the power flickered on and off, the rain lashed down, and the wind howled.


Wednesday 3 January 2018

Preparations underway as first major winter storm approaches Nova Scotia

Ahead of the major winter storm that’s expected to sweep into Nova Scotia early Thursday, Nova Scotia Power is readying...

Wednesday 3 January 2018

NS Power ramping up biggest pre-storm preparation in company’s history

Nova Scotia Power says it is ramping up the biggest pre-storm mobilization of personnel and resources in the company’s history...

Wednesday 3 January 2018

Lunenburg resident admits to stabbing

After Thomas Alvin Selig knifed Terry Creaser in the neck during an alcohol-fuelled dispute over money, Creaser placed a finger...

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