Friday 8 March 2019

Oh, deer! Double happy ending as fire department ice rescue saves one deer, second animal frees herself

It was a double-duty deer rescue for emergency responders March 7 as two Bambis found themselves stranded in Riverport’s icy...

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Friday 8 March 2019

Lunenburg has potential buyer for former library building

Lunenburg appears on the verge of selling the town’s former library building.

During a recent special meeting, civic politicians agreed “to...

Thursday 7 March 2019

‘Most clinical microbiology services’ moved out of Bridgewater hospital

“Staffing challenges” made microbiology service at the Bridgewater hospital such that it was incapable of continuing, the Nova Scotia Health...

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Thursday 7 March 2019

Federal seniors minister hears transit funding concerns during Bridgewater stop, addresses SNC-Lavalin affair

Links to federal funds for transit and other assistance programs were among issues brought to the attention of the federal...

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Dayspring paramedic honoured again for exemplary service

Seasoned paramedic Greg Bayers of Dayspring continues to be recognized for being among the dedicated best in his field of...

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Bridgewater continues remembrance of departed serviceman Cpl. Paul Davis

The Main Street of the South Shore continues honouring the memory of the Bridgewater serviceman killed 13 years ago during...

Tuesday 5 March 2019

Local MP Bernadette Jordan: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ‘had my back for three-and-a-half years’

Partisan loyalty runs deep with local Liberal MP and cabinet minister Bernadette Jordan who deflected multiple questions recently on an...

Monday 4 March 2019

Music suitable for reflection

Music and Meditation for Lent begins March 6 at noon at St. John’s Anglican Church, 81 Cumberland...

Friday 1 March 2019

Citizens group working with Lunenburg to develop plastic ban legislation

Civic politicians in Lunenburg have agreed to work with a citizens group to develop legislation expected to ban the sale...

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Thursday 28 February 2019

Netflix series based on graphic novel being filmed in Lunenburg

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Part of a new Netflix series, Locke & Key, set to be released later this year, will be filmed over...

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Liverpool woman handed nearly three-year prison sentence for causing death of her sister

Believing her sister Allison had been “sad and depressed,” Meghan Elizabeth Nowe, who’d been addicted to pain-killers but was participating...

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Family of Queens County business pioneer makes $4-million donation to QEII Foundation

The family behind one of the South Shore’s most successful fishery companies, Mersey Seafoods Limited., has made a $4-million donation...

Tuesday 26 February 2019

More than a toy: South Shore Ukulele Players demonstrate the instrument’s versatility

Thirty men and women all dressed in black pants, white shirts, and red sparkling sequined vests sat in front of...

Monday 25 February 2019

Use it or lose it: Maritime Bus experiences low ridership to Halifax

Half a year after launching a new Lunenburg County-Halifax bus service, the president of Maritime Bus, Mike Cassidy, isn’t happy...

Monday 25 February 2019

Canadian men win second straight world junior curling title

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Tyler Tardi made history last week in Liverpool when Tardi became the first Canadian skip to repeat as world junior...

Sunday 24 February 2019

Car stolen from carpool lot in Chester Basin

Chester RCMP are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from a carpool lot in Chester Basin.

On February 23, Chester...

Friday 22 February 2019

Reduced hours at Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital, warns health authority

The Fishermen's Memorial Hospital will operate on reduced hours on February 24 and February 25, according to a release the...

Friday 22 February 2019

Determination drives young boxer

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Strength and determination are at the heart of young boxer Christine Anderson as she fights her way up the ladder...

Friday 22 February 2019

Canadian men earn spot in semifinals at world juniors

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With a big 9-5 win over Sweden Thursday afternoon in the eighth session of men’s round-robin play, Canada’s Tyler Tardi...

Thursday 21 February 2019

Blaze damages Langille Lake Road home in Blockhouse

No one was hurt, but a fire the night of February 19 in Blockhouse severely damaged a home off the...

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Store and non-profit collaborate to create a “sensory-friendly” shopping experience

For individuals with autism on the South Shore, they’ll soon have a sensory-friendly place to shop.

Sobeys and Autism Nova Scotia...

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Chester Area Middle School students eat for free in February

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Students attending Chester Area Middle School (CAMS) will be able to eat free the month of February.

Cafeteria manager, Sue LeBlanc,...

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Canadian teams sit at 3-2 after five draws in Liverpool

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Teams are entering their fifth day of competition February 20 at the World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool.

The Canadian teams...

Tuesday 19 February 2019

RQM council sends exploratory letter to Cooke Aquaculture

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In response to the concerns of residents over the proposed aquaculture expansion plan for Liverpool Bay, the Region of Queens...

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Bayview school closed February 20 due to water main repair

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Bayview Community School students will have a day off, February 20.

A water main break was discovered on Clearway Street late...

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