Wednesday 16 September 2020

Senior frustrated with long wait times for the 811 COVID line

A senior in Lunenburg County is lamenting what she described as a “serious bottleneck” in trying to get answers from...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Seahawks football sacks season, looks to alternatives for players

South Shore Seahawks minor football games are sacked for this season but the association’s president is hurling a Hail Mary...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

New fibre internet projects rolling out on the South Shore

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) has announced it’s committing $1,925,250 to provide approximately 5,650 homes and business...

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Wednesday 16 September 2020

Municipality maneuvers to help residents with drying wells

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Last week saw the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) opening the doors at Queens Place Emera Centre...

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Wednesday 16 September 2020

Lunenburg district RCMP welcomes new patrol vessel

No longer needing to borrow from another detachment, the Lunenburg district RCMP has a new police-vehicle-on-the-water and it’s a big...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Local sculptor’s tribute to generations

This Three Generations commissioned statue sculpted by Ivan Higgins, owner of Cosby’s Garden Centre and Concrete Creations of Brooklyn, is...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Local musician’s Shark Week album to raise funds for surf program

Jaxon “JAX” Booth of the Lunenburg hip hop duo, Atay & JAX, recently completed a tormenting cover shoot for his...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Local Briefs

Vehicle misses ambulance, goes into ditch

No one was hurt but a vehicle lost control, missed a parked ambulance, and went...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

High-speed internet accessibility expanded in Queens

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Residents of the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) who have been suffering from slow or no internet...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Full slate of candidates for October 17 election in Queens

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It’s now up to voters to decide whether the council of the Region of Queens Municipality will...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Community on edge after woods fire calls over multi-day period

The fires stopped but the worry still burns within Darlene Robar’s psyche.

“If it’s not the end of it,” the Whynotts...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Business park at centre of several road projects ahead of Highway 103 interchange work

The travelling public can expect to encounter traffic snarls at multiple spots within Bridgewater’s industrial park until the end of...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Bridgewater resident charged with slashing man in the arm with edged weapon

A Bridgewater resident is accused of aggravated assault and other charges after a Hebbville man in his 30s sustained a...

Wednesday 16 September 2020

All-female crew and youth volunteers restore expedition vessels

While COVID-19 health restrictions meant the Lunenburg-based Nova Scotia Sea School was unable to float its regular programming this year,...

Thursday 10 September 2020

Region of Queens welcomes its first dog park

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens County dogs have been enjoying a little more freedom since the county’s first off-leash dog park...

Thursday 10 September 2020

Queens RCMP looking for information following BB gun incident

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Queens District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance regarding a firearms complaint in Liverpool August...

Thursday 10 September 2020

Homemade soap business cleans up in Queens County

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With environmental and allergy sensitivities continuing to rise, the market is awash with demands for alternatives to...

Wednesday 9 September 2020

Opening scene

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

If you grew up in the 1950s or 1960s, chances are you will have been to a...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Silver Cross mother Anita Hyatt dies

Anita Norma Hyatt (Crouse), a Silver Cross mother and familiar figure who laid a wreath at many local Remembrance Day...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Plethora of woods fires keeps local emergency crews busy

Volunteer first responders across Queens and Lunenburg counties found themselves consumed with wildland fires over several days last week despite...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

New stomping ground for LaHave Folk Festival

After 14 years of being held in the same place, the LaHave Folk Fest is on the move.

“We wanted to...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Multiple reports of homes struck by lightning

Lightning brought on by severe thunderstorms in Lunenburg and Queens counties late night August 25 is believed responsible for strikes...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Mahone Bay ice cream business feeling the chill of proposed bylaw changes

The Mahone Bay Town Councill will be further discussing the fate of the controversial mobile ice cream and fast-food business...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Local Briefs

Tractor roll-over in Chester Basin injures senior

A man in his 70s sustained serious injuries and had to be taken to...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Local Briefs

Protest near MP’s office in Bridgewater

Calling for more action from the federal government, fishers gathered near Bernadette Jordan’s constituency office...

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