Monday 10 February 2020

Gold Bean Cafe wins lobster chowder cook-off

The lobster chowder competition on February 9 in Chester Basin was a real claw-biter, and it attracted a record crowd...

Friday 7 February 2020

‘I can’t imagine why doctors don’t want to come here’


There is a new doctor in town.

Family doctor Linda Keeton has joined Dr. Paul McAuley and nurse practitioner Schelene Swinemar...

Thursday 6 February 2020

Lunenburg Opera House mortgage paid in full by two benefactors

It's the last act for the Lunenburg Opera House's mortgage. Donors Guenther and Susan Reibling have donated the remaining $300,000...

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Locals bound for Australia to aid ongoing wildfire battle

Two Nova Scotia Lands and Forestry workers from the South Shore are bound for Australia join the ongoing effort to...

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Castaways dethrone Knights

The Chester Castaways dominated the Sackville Knights during recent Nova Scotia Regional Junior Hockey League playoff action January 31 in...

Monday 3 February 2020

Two-time winner for lobster roll as Lobster Crawl gets underway

Forget about the groundhogs.

Lucy the Lobster crawled out of the water February 2 at the Cape Sable Island Causeway in...

Sunday 2 February 2020

Ross Farm’s winter frolic

Nova Scotia’s agricultural treasure, the Ross Farm Museum in New Ross, hosted its annual winter frolic weekend.

Wagon rides, a sampling...

Friday 31 January 2020

Committee plans Bluenose centennial celebrations in 2021

A committee organizing and planning a plethora of events marking the 100th birthday of the launch of Canada’s most famous...

Thursday 30 January 2020

Straight pipes program on track, under budget

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg’s (MODL’s) La Have River Straight Pipe Replacement Program is on track and well...

Thursday 30 January 2020

Lions Club helps during Canadian Blood Services donation clinics

The New Germany and Area Lions Club helps the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) during local blood donation clinics by working...

Monday 27 January 2020

Excitement for this year’s Lobster Crawl boils over


Nova Scotia’s famed crustacean will be displayed in all its glory when the third annual Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl launches...

Monday 27 January 2020

Community mourns loss of Stephen Sander

Stephen Sander, the former Bridgewater Elementary School (BES) teacher who went on to become a Vancouver property magnate and philanthropist,...

Friday 24 January 2020

MODL commits funds to Bridgewater Fire Department Band’s Belgium performance

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Council (MODL) will provide $2,500 this year and is considering giving the same...

Thursday 23 January 2020

Shoeless in Mahone Bay


It’s been a cornerstone of Mahone Bay for 20 years, but will soon close its doors.

Located at 544 Main Street...

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Cabin blaze in Queens County deemed ‘suspicious’

Queens District RCMP are calling a blaze that took place in Pleasantfield on January 20 suspicious.

Members of Queens District RCMP...

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Bridgewater rejects idea of public needle disposal sites

An informal public education campaign about the proper disposing of sharps appears to have put to rest concerns civic politicians...

Tuesday 21 January 2020

No announcement from Michelin despite speculation about Bridgewater expansion

Tire giant Michelin says there’s nothing to share about any planned new growth at Bridgewater’s Logan Road plant or the...

Tuesday 21 January 2020

New Ross man dies after snowmobile accident

RCMP reported January 21 that 56-year-old New Ross man is dead following a single vehicle collision involving a snowmobile on...

Monday 20 January 2020

Public meeting on the future of aquaculture on the South Shore

The South Shore Chapter of the Council of Canadians in partnership with the Twin Bays Coalition is presenting a meeting,...

Friday 17 January 2020

Bridgewater man arrested for uttering threats, other charges

Police arrested a 50-year-old Bridgewater man on a number of charges after an impaired driving investigation lead to the seizure...

Thursday 16 January 2020

Chester engineer, former civic politician fighting provincial Environment Act charges

A Chester engineer and former municipal councillor facing six “silly” provincial Environment Act charges says he’ll fight the allegations, some...

Wednesday 15 January 2020

HGS to shutter doors at Liverpool location


The HGS Call Centre in Liverpool is closing, but no jobs will be lost as a result.

The call centre has...

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Bridgewater student wins national young citizens award

An 11-year-old student at Bridgewater Junior High has won the 2019 Young Citizens Award.

Valerie Sia’s four-minute video story, Railroaded: How...

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Woman crashes SUV into light pole, causing power outage in parts of Bridgewater

A SUV traveling east on Dufferin Street crossed the street and hit a light pole, causing a power outage to...

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Tummy to Mummy announces closing

Tummy to Mummy, the Mahone Bay store that aims to sell quality children’s clothing, toys, books and items for families,...

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