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Monday 22 February 2021

Hank Snow Tribute cancelled for second straight year

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The 30th annual Hank Snow Tribute will have to wait for another year. The event is being...

Monday 22 February 2021

Fort Point Lighthouse now a beacon of oppportunity

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It just may be the unique opportunity that someone who is hoping to run a business in...

Monday 22 February 2021

Firefighters rescue woman trapped on outdoor elevator

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Members of EHS and the Liverpool Fire Department were called out January 30 at about 10:10 p.m....

Monday 22 February 2021

Federal-provincial funding aims to offset COVID-19 costs for forestry operations

The provincial slice of a federal fund is designed to help forestry operations deal with the COVID-19 global pandemic.

As a...

Monday 22 February 2021

COVID-19 impacting municipal tax sales

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The COVID-19 pandemic has left municipal councils in Queens and Lunenburg counties rethinking this year’s tax sales.

The...

Monday 22 February 2021

Coalition looking for solutions to manage end-of-life fishing gear

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Fishing Gear Coalition of Atlantic Canada (FGCAC) is looking for ideas for long-term solutions for responsibly...

Monday 22 February 2021

Bridgewater becoming vaccine cold storage site

The Main Street of the South Shore was expected to be one of the new cold storage sites where the...

Monday 22 February 2021

Bridgewater awaits downtown parking study results before acting on north parkade

The Town of Bridgewater is proceeding with a parking study focused on the downtown core in fiscal year 2021-22, with...

Monday 22 February 2021

Astor Theatre Society welcomes provincial funding

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Astor Theatre Society in Liverpool is one of a number of arts groups that the Nova...

Friday 19 February 2021

Young trombone player excelling at her craft

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Lauren Inglis, 17, of Liverpool recently represented Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra at the...

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Friday 19 February 2021

Lunenburg West MLA Mark Furey not seeking re-election

Mark Furey isn't reoffering in the next provincial election, the Premier's Office announced February 19, meaning the Lunenburg West riding...

Friday 19 February 2021

Lunenburg chooses new town crier

Stephen Findlay, a professional dancer with decades of theatre and television experience, is Lunenburg’s newest town crier.

The 56-year-old, who moved...

Friday 19 February 2021

Donors pay off ladder truck for Liverpool Fire Department

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Mersey Seafoods Ltd. and the J&W Murphy Foundation have contributed $50,000 to the Liverpool Firefighters Association to...

Friday 19 February 2021

Comfort MOU causing grief in RQM

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It’s one thing upon which most firefighters agree – they’re there for their communities.

One way they back...

Wednesday 17 February 2021

RCMP: Officers assaulted responding to Valentine’s Day disturbance

Authorities are not loving what allegedly happened during the lunch hour at a Cookville restaurant on Valentine's Day.

A man and...

Friday 5 February 2021

Volunteers administer nearly 300 COVID-19 tests during area’s first pop-up clinic

A total of 299 people dropped into the cinema complex in Bridgewater over a two-day period to participate in the...

Friday 5 February 2021

Taking it apart

Story and photos

By KEITH CORCORAN

The tower crane set-up for a Bridgewater construction project was dismantled this month.

Workers spent a couple...

Friday 5 February 2021

South Shore sports legend Bob Sayer heads to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Bob Sayer, a Lunenburg County soccer legend who’s passion for the game goes beyond international borders, is being inducted into...

Friday 5 February 2021

Salmon composted after highway spill

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A semi-trailer ran off the road near Port L’Hebert, overturned and spilled its load of live salmon...

Friday 5 February 2021

RQM Mayor’s rock decision starts a landslide of objections

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) has been caught between the proverbial rock and a hard place.

On...

Friday 5 February 2021

Programs aim to increase well-being of seniors during COVID

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A Milton resident is working on a project aimed at improving the quality of life for seniors...

Friday 5 February 2021

Privateer Days to be postponed yet another year

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Liverpool’s Privateer Days has been cancelled for a second straight year.

The Privateer Days Commission Board met on...

Friday 5 February 2021

New charity born in Lunenburg County aids firefighters in need

Martin Walton, a captain with the Lunenburg and district volunteer fire department, and a handful of other first-response colleagues, helped...

Friday 5 February 2021

Motel meeting wrecking ball to make way for new Chester fire station

The Windjammer Motel in Chester will be demolished to make way for the community’s new fire station.

Chester’s village commission is...

Friday 5 February 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Bluenose’s 100th birthday commemorated in new Royal Canadian Mint coins

A pure silver dollar, a pure gold coin, and a pure...

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