Friday 29 September 2017

How a little bit of ‘magic’ helps build a greater appreciation of the environment

Staff at the Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation go to great lengths in their day camps to bring children...

Thursday 28 September 2017

Province unveils new policy on student attendance

The Department of Education is rolling out a new policy to address student absenteeism.

The policy will clarify what it means...

Thursday 28 September 2017

Disasters spur REMO to ratchet-up preparedness

As residents of Lunenburg and Queens county watch the devastation of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria unfold in the...

Thursday 28 September 2017

Buckets of rain falls on South Shore

Rapidly falling rain caused some flash flooding in parts of the South Shore.

The Region of Queens saw flash flooding on...

Thursday 28 September 2017

Afterglow set to burn brightly in Bridgewater

When Rita Lamontagne and Peggie Graham get to work, it’s often in isolation.

Lamontagne creates the art, while Graham writes the...

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Thousands of Mi’kmaq artifacts found in Keji archaeological digs

The replacing of the Eel Weir bridge at Kejimkujik National Park led to a collaborative excavation and discovery of thousands...

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Tall ships event aids success of Lunenburg’s folk harbour fest

Lunenburg’s Folk Harbour festival struck new revenue milestones thanks to the music event sharing an August stage with the tall...

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Wednesday 27 September 2017

Queens Day care, food bank have two years to relocate

The Region of Queens Municipality says it will help relocate four organizations currently housed at the former Mount Pleasant School...

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Flying high at Greenfield

STORY & PHOTOS BY GAYLE WILSON

Radio-control aircraft enthusiasts from across the Maritimes descended on the Greenfield airport September 16 and...

Tuesday 26 September 2017

South Shore students hear about Terry Fox’s legacy from the one who knew him best

Fred Fox spent September 20 touring South Shore schools and bringing with him his younger brother Terry’s message of hope...

Tuesday 26 September 2017

Lunenburg looks into potential partnership with German town

Lunenburg is looking into potential partnerships with a German town that has a similar name.

The idea, which Sunnybrook area resident...

Monday 25 September 2017

“A library of bags” coming to Lunenburg

A group from the Lunenburg area is putting a twist on the idea of reduce, reuse, recycle.

Teresa Quilty and Katherine...

Monday 25 September 2017

Storm chaser

As many of us anxiously await the next hurricane season, at least one Queens county business person is eagerly anticipating...

Monday 25 September 2017

Stella Bowles receives “young heroes” prize

The Lunenburg County teenager who led the charge to clean up the South Shore’s LaHave River is one of 25...

Monday 25 September 2017

Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair returns to Mahone Bay

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing colour, you spot pumpkins (or pumpkin spice) everywhere, and the...

Monday 25 September 2017

Halifax business students to learn about South Shore opportunities

While students at the Sobey Business School have had corporate tours of the financial companies in Toronto and technology start-ups...

Sunday 24 September 2017

Man dead after single car accident

A man is dead after a single-car accident near the intersection of Sophie’s Lane and Chester Shore Road on this...

Friday 22 September 2017

The Court Report: September 20 edition

Assault leads to house arrest. A New Germany woman will spend 60 days on house arrest following her recent admission...

Friday 22 September 2017

Former Liverpool resident’s images debut in children’s book

She may be miles from home, but artist Amy Lloyd’s illustrations are creating a buzz in her hometown of Liverpool.

Lloyd,...

Friday 22 September 2017

Bridgewater’s public transit system launches this month

Bridgewater’s six-month test of a town-wide public transit system begins September 25 as wheels on the bus go round and...

Friday 22 September 2017

Bridgewater man drove 200 km/h on Pictou County highway

A Bridgewater man’s “unhappy visit” with his girlfriend at an Antigonish County university was a contributing factor to his driving...

Thursday 21 September 2017

Seasoned citizens with spirit

BY GAYLE WILSON

Approximately 300 athletes paraded into the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre in Bridgewater during the opening ceremonies of the...

Thursday 21 September 2017

Gary Burrill calls out McNeil government during recent South Shore visit

During recent a visit to the South Shore, the leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party says the Liberal...

Thursday 21 September 2017

Dark Sky Weekend returns to Keji

Things are going to be dark, really dark, at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.

Not dark as in scary,...

Thursday 21 September 2017

Bringing more women aboard the sport of sailing

Sailing has been a mostly male-dominated sport, but some sailors hope that by hosting big events like Sail Canada’s Women’s...

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