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Wednesday 10 August 2022

Fun at the Big Ex!

STORY AND PHOTOS BY KEVIN MCBAIN

BRIDGEWATER - The lights, the sounds, the action, the food, the animals, the displays -...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Find of the week: A stilt sandpiper

I was privileged to find a stilt sandpiper at Sand Dollar Beach by Conrad’s Island in Rose Bay on July...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Entrepreneur and former MLA to examine public transit feasibility

BRIDGEWATER — Two businessmen are taking a spin at studying the practicality of a public transit system that serves beyond...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Double medal week!

BROOKLYN - Sarah Mitton can add two more medals to her showcase. After a gold medal Aug. 10 at the...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Desbrisay Museum hosts Jubilee tea/exhibit

BRIDGEWATER – The Desbrisay Museum will host a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Tea inside the museum Aug. 13 from 2-4 p.m.

The...

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Wednesday 10 August 2022

Community groups, municipalities net provincial recreation and rink grants

BROAD COVE — A local association in the southwest portion of Lunenburg County is using a $37,000 grant from the...

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Wednesday 10 August 2022

Child adrift on floaty in Port Mouton rescued by fisherman

PORT MOUTON — A child who went adrift on a floaty off Carters Beach was rescued from the water by...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Chester Race Week kicks off

CONTRIBUTED STORY

For Ted Mussett of Halifax, signing up for Chester Race Week (Aug. 10-13) this year is a bit of...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Bulldogs defend their pound - win inaugural alumni tournament

BRIDGEWATER – The Bridgewater Bulldogs went 4-0 to claim the championship trophy in the first alumni tournament held July 29-31...

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Bridgewater’s first electric police vehicle goes into service

BRIDGEWATER — This town’s municipal police service recently put its new and first electric patrol vehicle in service. Officers with...

Thursday 4 August 2022

Organist's trio of concerts bring in $26K to support Ukrainian refugees

BROOKLYN - Hungarian-born concert organist, Xaver Varnus, who now calls Brooklyn home, raised $26,000 in three concerts over the past...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Wildland fires keep emergency crews busy

HEMFORD - Multiple volunteer fire departments, along with personnel from the province's Department of Natural Resources and Renewables (DNRR), suppressed...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Taking a close look at the red crossbill

On July 21, as I was pulling out of a driveway in East LaHave, I noticed a few birds on...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Some hints on how to handle baggage

When we’re young and excited about accumulating stuff, it’s hard to imagine that someday, we’ll view those once-precious objects that...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Small options home bound for Bridgewater’s east side

BRIDGEWATER — This town agreed to sell a Glen Allan Drive lot to a Dartmouth-based company, which plans to build...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Michelin plans to make approved expansion even larger

BRIDGEWATER — The already-approved expansion of the Michelin plant in the business park is going to be even bigger.

In a...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Meet SHAID’s newest ambassador

SHAID Tree Animal Shelter

We would like to introduce Sir Crumpet as SHAID Tree Animal Shelter’s newest ambassador.

You can meet Crumpet...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

LIFT Lunenburg County helps first two clients

SOUTH SHORE – A newly launched group, LIFT Lunenburg County Microlending, has just helped boost the careers of its first...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

It’s Bounty Day in Lunenburg

LUNENBURG – This year marks the 60th anniversary of the movie, Mutiny on the Bounty, a classic movie featuring Marlon...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Highway 103 crash kills two Hubbards residents

MARTINS RIVER - Two people are dead as a result of a head-on crash on Highway 103 in this community,...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Folk Harbour Festival celebrates 37th annual event

LUNENBURG – Music will fill the air in Lunenburg this weekend as the 37th annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival takes...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

First-time skipper at Chester Race Week encourages more women to get into sailing

CONTRIBUTED STORY

Anna Millar doesn’t remember the first time she went sailing, but she said she’s been sailing “since forever.” She...

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Advocacy group for older adults advises awareness to avoid financial hardship

BRIDGEWATER — Advocates for the region’s older adult population says this is the time of year when they start receiving...

Wednesday 27 July 2022

Shot putter reflects on World Championships; new national record

BROOKLYN - Shot putter Sarah Mitton has been on a tear over the past few months, culminating in a fourth-place...

Wednesday 27 July 2022

Seahawks football seeks permission to install lights at Kinsmen Athletic Fields

BRIDGEWATER — The South Shore Seahawks Minor Football Club wants this town’s blessing to install six utility poles and associated...

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