Monday 18 September 2017

A woolly proposition: Couple dedicates retirement to sheep business

While more and more Nova Scotians are reaching retirement age, if Jackie and Peter MacDonald of Stanley Section are anything...

Saturday 16 September 2017

The Court Report: September 13 edition

Jail, probation on numerous charges. A 36 year old man will spend 45 more days in jail on charges originating...

Friday 15 September 2017

Former Lunenburg area teacher denies sexual assault charges at trial

A retired education official from New Jersey has denied accusations that he sexually assaulted a male 40 years ago.

Brian David...

Friday 15 September 2017

Fire destroys barn in Lower Cornwall

A late-morning fire razed a barn in Lower Cornwall on September 15.

Fire departments from Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Blockhouse, Oakhill and...

Friday 15 September 2017

Eleven more added to Nova Scotia species at risk list

A group of non-government wildlife experts has added 11 species to the Nova Scotia species at risk list, bringing the...

Friday 15 September 2017

Doc Fest helped Bluefin make an international splash

As Doc Fest gears up for its fourth season September 21 to 24, John Hopkins, winner of last year’s Best...

Thursday 14 September 2017

Petition with more than 1,500 signatures in support of Petite school given to Furey

This story has been updated.

The push to keep Petite Riviere Elementary School open may soon head to the provincial legislature.

A...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

Forestry partners engage in research trial

The Medway Community Forest Co-operative (MCFC), Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and WestFor Management Inc. are collaborating on a research...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Touchdown: How football helped one woman recover her life

When a car accident in 2012 left Samantha (Sam) Dickens with a severe concussion, the Springfield resident spent the next...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Queens councillor heads south to help restore power in hurricane struck states

A Region of Queens municipal councillor is in Florida getting ready to help restore power to areas hit by Hurricane...

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Wednesday 13 September 2017

Ninety-five fishermen remembered at Lunenburg memorial service

The Town of Lunenburg held its annual Fishermen’s Memorial Service on September 10.

Dozens attended the service, which is meant to...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Liverpool’s Carla Powell shortlisted for CBC’s nonfiction prize

In the middle of the night, Carla Powell rolled over and switched on her laptop. She had just decided she...

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Indigenous women reclaim their voices in theatre performance

A bold, unique, and raw piece of theatre is coming to the Astor Theatre when the Kaha:wi Dance...

Tuesday 12 September 2017

World-class sailors compete at Sonar championships

Olympians, paralympians and world championship sailors descended on the Lunenburg Yacht Club over the weekend for the Sonar World Championships.

Twenty...

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Sketching Nova Scotia’s South Shore

After her award winning book Hand Drawn Halifax became a hit, Emma FitzGerald sketched her way down the...

Tuesday 12 September 2017

School board vice-chair calls for more talks amid ‘broken relationships’

The vice-chair of the South Shore Regional School Board says its latest judicial review with a group from Petite Riviere...

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Rudy Haase possessed a “passion for life”

When Rudy Haase died, the natural world lost one of its greatest defenders.

Haase, an environmental activist and conservationist, passed away...

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Port Medway man arrested after threatening phone calls

RCMP arrested a Port Medway man after he made over 40 calls to Queens District RCMP and the RCMP Operational...

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Lunenburg firefighter remembered in Ottawa

The name of a fallen Lunenburg firefighter will live on in the nation’s capital.

Ten members of the Lunenburg and District...

Monday 11 September 2017

Three break-ins in two weeks in Mahone Bay

Two small businesses in Mahone Bay were broken into over the September 9 weekend.

Lunenburg District RCMP say an undisclosed amount...

Monday 11 September 2017

Start-up competition gets increased funding for expansion

A competition for start-up companies will receive an added bonus this year to help expand the program across the province.

The...

Monday 11 September 2017

Bridgewater woman aims to end taboos around infant loss with memorial gardens

Inspired by her daughter, one woman is trying to shine a light on something that is usually spoken about behind...

Monday 11 September 2017

Bridgewater siphons money from beautification project to fix north parkade

Bridgewater’s engineering department is tapping into money originally set aside to for a beautification project to fix the deteriorated vehicle...

Sunday 10 September 2017

The Court Report: September 6 edition

Absolute discharges on fish charges. A pair of fishermen were granted absolute discharges August 31 in Bridgewater provincial court after...

Sunday 10 September 2017

On Tap finds the rhythm of success

In the dance industry, a well-choreographed plan can help a business get off on the right foot.

But as Shannon Moore,...

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