Tuesday 1 May 2018

Straight pipe replacement program officially launched

Pelting rain did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the group of government officials, staff of the Municipality of the...

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Going with the flow

An avid water sports enthusiast who leads canoe and kayak expeditions both locally and internationally, Queens County’s Glenn Parlee is...

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Bridgewater NSLC outlet to sell cannabis

It looks as if the Nova Scotia government realized they can’t leave the South Shore high and dry when it...

Monday 30 April 2018

Beer versus wine

Lunenburg’s Grand Banker Bar & Grill is gearing up to host its fourth Winemaker vs. Brewmaster event on May 4,...

Friday 27 April 2018

Mahone Bay man raises funds, awareness for schizophrenia

Mahone Bay resident Christian Herridge has been pounding the pavement in advance of the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s 10th...

Thursday 26 April 2018

Pharmacare talks take centre stage

Skepticism that the federal government would introduce a national pharmacare program was palpable as the South Shore Chapter of the...

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Wednesday 25 April 2018

Taxes up slightly in new RQM budget

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) has approved modest residential and commercial tax increases to help fund new spending initiatives.

The...

Monday 23 April 2018

Walden raises more than $2,500 for deputy fire chief

The community of Walden rallied behind its deputy fire chief on April 21, streaming into the local fire hall for...

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Friday 20 April 2018

Lunenburg County man, 73, dead after boating accident

A Lunenburg County man is dead after a boating accident on April 19 near Dean Lake Road in Queens County.

He...

Friday 20 April 2018

Esso Cup hockey action kicks off Sunday night in Bridgewater

Canada’s National Female Midget Championship, the 2018 Esso Cup, gets underway Sunday night in Bridgewater.

Six of Canada’s top female Midget...

Thursday 19 April 2018

Educators downplay spammed pages on school websites

Educators are taking reports of inappropriate and sometimes pornographic links and comments on school websites in stride, despite heightened public...

Thursday 19 April 2018

A healthy business

It’s no secret that if you’re looking to cook up a successful business you may want to think twice about...

Wednesday 18 April 2018

And the band played on

Hot on the heels of Canada’s latest anniversary celebrations, the Bridgewater Fire Department Band will celebrate its own 150th anniversary...

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Upcoming food truck rally features more vendors

The Bridgewater Farmers’ Market Association says more vendors are expected at a second annual food truck rally in town next...

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Marijuana dispensary in Chester raided

A Chester marijuana dispensary that had been fighting a Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) hearing was raided by...

Monday 16 April 2018

Residential, commercial tax rates status-quo in Bridgewater

Residential and commercial tax rates in Bridgewater aren’t changing in 2018-19, but things are trending upwards when it comes...

Monday 16 April 2018

MODL echoes heartfelt support for Humboldt and its Broncos

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The mayor of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL), Carolyn Bolivar Getson, was so emotional about the...

Friday 13 April 2018

The next act

It’s been at the heart of the village for nearly 80 years, and as the Chester Playhouse gears up to...

Thursday 12 April 2018

Wave of success

As the Nova Scotia government moves to diversify the provincial economy, it’s ironic that among the more thriving businesses are...

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Federal Court takes action on derelict trawlers at the Port of Bridgewater

At least two of the three derelict ships that have angered town residents for years with their unsightly berth are...

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Bridgewater’s suspended police chief committed to stand trial on sex charges

A provincial court judge ruled there’s enough evidence against Bridgewater’s suspended top cop to warrant a Nova Scotia Supreme Court...

Monday 9 April 2018

‘The world has lost a lot of great guys’

If not for a simple twist of fate, McKullen Astill could have been in the Humboldt Broncos’ catastrophic bus crash.

“That...

Monday 9 April 2018

Bridgewater to send books of condolences to Saskatchewan city impacted by bus crash

From one junior hockey community to another, Bridgewater is sending books of condolences to the city of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, which...

Friday 6 April 2018

Citing Bayview Community School in Mahone Bay, NDP calls for increased funding for school libraries

The Nova Scotia NDP said April 6 it intends to introduce legislation aimed at protecting school libraries from closure and...

Friday 6 April 2018

Bridgewater man charged with sexual assault

After a female adult acquaintance contacted police earlier in the week of April 6 with a complaint, Bridgewater Police Service...

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