Wednesday 2 June 2021

No charges resulting from Bridgewater ‘freedom rally’

The Bridgewater Police Service is not filing any charges against participants of an April 24 “freedom rally” that saw dozens...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Municipality of Chester upholds annual tradition of status quo on tax rates

The Municipality of Chester (MOC) continued its tradition of status quo on tax rates, recently agreeing to keep residential and...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Multiple emergency crews sent to battle Sherwood landfill fire

Emergency crews spent close to five hours extinguishing a 60-by-30-metre area of trash at the Kaizer Meadow Solid Waste Management...

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Wednesday 2 June 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Chester sailors surge on the national stage

Sailors Antonia and Georgia Lewin-LaFrance and Jacob Saunders — all of Chester — have...

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Wednesday 2 June 2021

Liverpool man faces several drugs and weapons charges

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Queens District RCMP has charged a Liverpool man following an investigation into methamphetamine trafficking in Queens...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Extensive road work planned for Liverpool’s Union Street

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A section of Union Street, from Waterloo to Church Streets, in Liverpool will be closed to general...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Canada’s oceans on the crest of a transformative decade

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Canada is in the enviable position of having the longest coastline in the world.

But our trio of...

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Annual fundraiser for autism running virtually again this year

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Autism Nova Scotia’s annual Walk Your Way for Autism will be held virtually again due to the...

Monday 31 May 2021

Keeping your bladder in check as you hit the travel trails, post-COVID

For people with over active bladders (OAB) and urge incontinence, the road-trip season is fraught with worry and logistics challenges....

Monday 31 May 2021

Fire in Milton could have been a lot worse

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A small fire located just off School Street in Milton May 16 could have been a lot...

Monday 31 May 2021

Decluttering your storage and work areas with safety in mind

I usually write these articles at the end of the week, when I’m starting to think about weekend projects around...

Monday 31 May 2021

Canadian actor Jonathan Torrens meets virtually with New Germany art students

As students in Nova Scotia move forward through the rest of the year knowing they’ll not be attending school in...

Monday 31 May 2021

Art offers expression to autistic, non-verbal resident

An autistic and non-verbal resident of an Adult Residential Care (ARC) facility for more than 25 years, Tony Brown certainly...

Monday 31 May 2021

Alison Smith puts herself forth as the New Democrats choice in provincial Lunenburg riding

Alison Smith works for the Nova Scotia NDP caucus. If all goes according to her plan, she’ll join it as...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

South Shore Regional Airport to get long-awaited fuel system

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It’s been more than 10 years since the South Shore Regional Airport in Greenfield has had any...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Rick Perkins carries Conservatives’ federal hopes in South Shore-St. Margaret’s

Conservatives in South Shore-St. Margaret’s look again to Rick Perkins to make another attempt at upending an incumbent federal Liberal...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

RCMP disputes Western Shore man’s claims of racism

Mounties dispute a local Black man’s claim racial discrimination was the catalyst for using a specialized tactical police unit to...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Queens youth achieve gold level status in international achievement program

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two Liverpool Regional High School students have officially earned their Gold Award through the Queens County Duke...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Positive COVID-19 cases, testing emphasis makes Bridgewater a prime pop-up place

Nova Scotia Health-sanctioned voluntary rapid testing spent more time in Bridgewater this month than anticipated, partly because examinations yielded positive...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

MODL residents, businesses again escape tax rate increases

Residents in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) will be paying the same property tax rate this year...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Lunenburg Doc Fest soldiering on amid the pandemic with possible hybrid strategy

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has already had various activities and festivals cancelled for the second year running, the Lunenburg...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Responders sent to house fire in Middlewood

There were no reports of any serious injuries resulting from a May 6 house...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Fire at Bridgewater store classified as accidental

An investigation into a late-night blaze that destroyed a sofa and chair in the...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Liberals choose Jacob Killawee to be candidate in Chester-St. Margaret’s

Liberals in Chester-St. Margaret’s chose Upper Tantallon resident and retired Royal Canadian Navy lieutenant Jacob Killawee to carry the party’s...

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Housing society proposes partnership with Lunenburg, developers

Lunenburg will examine what it wants to do with content from an organization proposing housing options and the group’s desire...

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