Thursday 2 July 2020

A concrete COVID idea

Renowned for his whimsical concrete sculptures that have drawn visitors to his garden centre in Liverpool from far and wide,...

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Tuesday 30 June 2020

Social media post suggesting creation of South Shore KKK raises ire

A Lunenburg County man’s supposedly satirical social media post gauging interest in creating a South Shore Ku Klux Klan (KKK)...

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Missing 29-year-old Maitland man found dead

It’s a sad ending to a multi-day search for a Lunenburg County man missing for days.

Jacob Donald Croft was found...

Monday 29 June 2020

UPDATE: Lights, camera, action: Cineplex to re-open Bridgewater cinemas this month

Movie-goers rejoice; the Cineplex cinema in Bridgewater re-opens this month and will start showing popular releases customers may have missed...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Wool shop knits community together during hard times

A wool shop in Mahone Bay has been knitting together a community of people in the province who were sequestered...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

South Shore’s Christine Welldon delves into the New Orleans jazz scene

Author Christine Welldon has made her first foray into the world of fiction with her recently-released novel about a young...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Police, MedicAlert partnership to benefit vulnerable populations in Bridgewater

The Bridgewater Police Service has another instrument at its disposal to help protect the town’s most vulnerable populations.

Main Street of...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

NSCC’s 2020-21 academic year moving online with some exceptions

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) has announced that programming for the 2020-21 academic year will include either fully scheduled or...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Local municipality procures $32,000 software upgrade from U.S. firm

Taxpayers in the Municipality of Chester are spending nearly $32,000 to have a U.S.-based firm provide installation, licencing and first-year...

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Tuesday 23 June 2020

Local MP pushes back on opposition claims fisheries committee proceedings are stifled

South Shore-St. Margaret’s MP Bernadette Jordan is pushing back against opposition charges that a House of Commons fisheries committee’s proceedings...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Introvert alternative band members get creative with pandemic isolation

An alternative rock band in Lunenburg is releasing what it describes as a “pandemic anthem” called Social Distance.

The latest single...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Fuel truck spills nearly 300 litres of diesel in Liverpool

Nearly 300 litres of diesel spilled onto the ground in Liverpool after a malfunction involving a commercial truck during an...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Former South Shore students buoying fisheries tech company

A former Bridgewater high school student along with his former classmates and others in the area are buoying a growing...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Federal gun ban worries Baker Settlement firearms owner

Ottawa’s recent declaration that more than 1,000 models and variants of assault-style firearms would be banned in Canada raised alarm...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Chester Basin property subject of public complaints operates within rules: municipality

Despite noise, nuisance and environmental-related complaints focused on Ricky Schnare’s Chester Basin property, the Municipality of Chester recently concluded operations...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

California health and fitness group recognizes Pleasantville woman for her big weight loss

A woman in Pleasantville, Lunenburg County, who lost 181 pounds (about 82 kilograms) in 15 months, was waiting to hear...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Bridgewater sinks outdoor pool for 2020

After Bridgewater civic politicians chose to shutter the Jubilee Road outdoor pool for the 2020 season, the town’s mayor apologized...

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Bridgewater authorizes expansion, upgrade of former BMO building

What the town’s mayor referred to as a “game-changer” for Bridgewater’s downtown was given council’s authorization and will see the...

Thursday 18 June 2020

Local man faces charges after Bridgewater resident sustains cuts during altercation

A man in his 40s sustained a pair of what were described as “large” cuts to his arm during a...

Thursday 18 June 2020

Civic politician Joseph Carnevale dies

Appreciated and respected for his courteous and calm demeanour, Joseph Carnevale - a first-term civic politician in Lunenburg - died...

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Women’s groups call for trauma-specialized counselling funding

Non-profit organizations on the South Shore are ramping up calls for funding for trauma-specialized counselling services similar to what’s available...

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Truck Goes into Water in Riverport

While there was no evidence of injuries, police plan to follow-up with the owner of a pickup truck that left...

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Rally packs Bridgewater’s downtown

Dozens packed the street and area around a downtown park in Bridgewater and silently knelt in a show of unity...

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Physio stretches workout service to online

As health professionals begin opening their clinic doors following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, Rebecca Libby of Mahone Bay is...

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Pandemic gives new meaning to “office” supplies

As the COVID-19 pandemic settled in and companies sent employees scattering to work from home, Hamster Eastern Office Supplies in...

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