Friday 20 April 2018

Esso Cup hockey action kicks off Sunday night in Bridgewater

Canada’s National Female Midget Championship, the 2018 Esso Cup, gets underway Sunday night in Bridgewater.

Six of Canada’s top female Midget...

Thursday 19 April 2018

Educators downplay spammed pages on school websites

Educators are taking reports of inappropriate and sometimes pornographic links and comments on school websites in stride, despite heightened public...

Thursday 19 April 2018

A healthy business

It’s no secret that if you’re looking to cook up a successful business you may want to think twice about...

Wednesday 18 April 2018

And the band played on

Hot on the heels of Canada’s latest anniversary celebrations, the Bridgewater Fire Department Band will celebrate its own 150th anniversary...

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Upcoming food truck rally features more vendors

The Bridgewater Farmers’ Market Association says more vendors are expected at a second annual food truck rally in town next...

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Marijuana dispensary in Chester raided

A Chester marijuana dispensary that had been fighting a Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) hearing was raided by...

Monday 16 April 2018

Residential, commercial tax rates status-quo in Bridgewater

Residential and commercial tax rates in Bridgewater aren’t changing in 2018-19, but things are trending upwards when it comes...

Monday 16 April 2018

MODL echoes heartfelt support for Humboldt and its Broncos


The mayor of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL), Carolyn Bolivar Getson, was so emotional about the...

Friday 13 April 2018

The next act

It’s been at the heart of the village for nearly 80 years, and as the Chester Playhouse gears up to...

Thursday 12 April 2018

Wave of success

As the Nova Scotia government moves to diversify the provincial economy, it’s ironic that among the more thriving businesses are...

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Federal Court takes action on derelict trawlers at the Port of Bridgewater

At least two of the three derelict ships that have angered town residents for years with their unsightly berth are...

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Bridgewater’s suspended police chief committed to stand trial on sex charges

A provincial court judge ruled there’s enough evidence against Bridgewater’s suspended top cop to warrant a Nova Scotia Supreme Court...

Monday 9 April 2018

‘The world has lost a lot of great guys’

If not for a simple twist of fate, McKullen Astill could have been in the Humboldt Broncos’ catastrophic bus crash.


Monday 9 April 2018

Bridgewater to send books of condolences to Saskatchewan city impacted by bus crash

From one junior hockey community to another, Bridgewater is sending books of condolences to the city of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, which...

Friday 6 April 2018

Citing Bayview Community School in Mahone Bay, NDP calls for increased funding for school libraries

The Nova Scotia NDP said April 6 it intends to introduce legislation aimed at protecting school libraries from closure and...

Friday 6 April 2018

Bridgewater man charged with sexual assault

After a female adult acquaintance contacted police earlier in the week of April 6 with a complaint, Bridgewater Police Service...

Thursday 5 April 2018

That’s a wrap

Lynnette Curtis is a wrapper - but not like Drake, or Eminem.

Curtis’s wraps aren’t musical, but rather reusable beeswax food...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

RCMP trying to locate stolen truck

The RCMP is asking the public for leads in the case of a stolen truck.

A 2011 blue Toyota Tundra pickup...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Petite Riviere School wins major national prize

Petite Riviere Elementary has won a $20,000 tech shopping spree from Staples and Earth Day Canada. The school is one...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Impact of climate change on South Shore seen in new Climate Atlas of Canada

Thanks to climate change things are heating up - dramatically.

Between 1976 and 2005, Bridgewater registered 2.8 days annually of plus-30...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Federal government announces half-million-dollar loan to high-tech MODC plant

The federal government handed out a $500,000 loan to Sustane Technologies on April 4.

Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South...

Tuesday 3 April 2018

Call for dogs to be banned from cemetery comes before council

Lorraine Woodworth has grown weary of locking horns with dog owners over the years who let their pets roam freely...

Monday 2 April 2018

Weekend crime spree nets Simms Settlement man 21 charges

A 29-year-old man from Simms Settlement has been charged with 21 offences following an arson and break and enter crime...

Monday 2 April 2018

Straight pipe replacements underway

While attempts to clean up the LaHave River suffered a setback last month as raw sewage from more than 1,000...

Thursday 29 March 2018

A life in the public sector

It was a career of trade-offs; Jim Wentzell always wanted to be in the private sector running his own business,...

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