Monday 27 August 2018

An ‘axe-trodinary’ time was had by all

Story and Photos By GAYLE WILSON

Canada’s professional axe throwers got the opportunity to sharpen their skills in Liverpool on August...

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Friday 24 August 2018

Brooklyn shot-putter jumps into top 20 of world rankings

Sarah Mitton’s Olympic dreams took a giant leap forward this summer.

“That’s always been my ultimate dream,” said the Brooklyn shot-putter...

Thursday 23 August 2018

Environmental group receives grant from salmon conservation organization

A Lunenburg-based environmental stewardship charity received $12,500 from another charity - this one supporting the conservation and habitat of wild...

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Queens County woman accused of attempted murder released on $25,000 bail

A Liverpool woman accused of trying to stab a man to death with a knife is free from custody on...

Wednesday 22 August 2018

New midwives begin work on the South Shore

Two new midwives have been hired for the South Shore, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) announced on its website,...

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Long-awaited forestry review emphasizes ecological approach to timber harvesting

An independent review of the province's forest practices is recommending fundamental changes to the way forestry is conducted in Nova...

Tuesday 21 August 2018

A healthy outlook

Lisa Higgins and her daughter Kelly Slade give credence to the adage: “When life give yous a lemon, make lemonade.”

Higgins...

Monday 20 August 2018

Lunenburg’s Nova Wood receives federal loan to aid in expansion

The federal government announced it is investing $275,000 in Nova Wood Products Limited, so that the company can renovate its...

Monday 20 August 2018

Cruelty case: Life-time ban on owning animals for farmer

A New Ross area farmer convicted of improperly caring for his herd of cattle won’t be allowed to have livestock...

Friday 17 August 2018

‘Great, steady wind’ makes for action-packed regatta week

After more than 160 years, Chester’s August sailing regattas have become legendary, and 2018 Helly Hansen Chester Race Week was...

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Thursday 16 August 2018

Trial dates set for top cop accused of sex offences

Nova Scotia Supreme Court trial dates are set in the case against Bridgewater’s suspended top cop indicted on sex charges.

John...

Thursday 16 August 2018

Lunenburg goalie playing for Team Canada

Madison Beck can make another big check mark on her bucket list.

“I was about eight years old when I created...

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Impaired driver on lawn tractor fails to make the cut with police

Lunenburg District RCMP arrested a suspected impaired driver - on a lawn tractor - on August 14.

A member of the...

Tuesday 14 August 2018

High Liner warns of potential tariff impacts on bottom line

High Liner Foods is watching to see how proposed tariffs from the U.S. could impact its bottom line.

“The proposed tariffs...

Tuesday 14 August 2018

Big Ex gun incident lands Oakhill man in prison for three years-plus

A Lunenburg County man’s choice to carry a loaded firearm on the crowded South Shore Exhibition grounds amplified the potential...

Monday 13 August 2018

Lunenburg: Colourful but costly?

Lunenburg ranked third in a recent Expedia.ca article titled 12 Fantastically Colourful Cities, but according to another new survey it...

Monday 13 August 2018

Builder barking up the right tree

Getting the quantities exactly right for building materials is not a walk in the park for construction companies, but one...

Sunday 12 August 2018

Collision with deer in Queens County results in fatality

A motorcyclist who collided with a deer on Highway 208 at Frank Lake in Queens County has died from...

Saturday 11 August 2018

Woman charged following Liverpool stabbing

A 32-year-old woman is facing several charges following a stabbing incident in Liverpool.

“Prior to 12:30 a.m. Friday morning, Queens District...

Friday 10 August 2018

Lunenburg forms backdrop for new historical-based novel

A clay jug originating in France more than 250 years ago poured inspiration into the mind of Nova Scotia’s renowned...

Thursday 9 August 2018

Undercover police bought marijuana, cannabis edibles days before dispensary raid

Police officers acting undercover allegedly bought gummy candies and a chocolate bar, both containing THC extract, along with dried marijuana...

Thursday 9 August 2018

Chester woman hospitalized after Highway 103 collision that left one dead

A woman, 67, from Chester was involved in the August 8 head-on collision on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon, according...

Wednesday 8 August 2018

Roots of Blues kicks off this year’s Folk Harbour Fest

A day-long conference, The Roots of the Blues, will kick off the 33rd annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival on...

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Old fashioned ice cream making a comeback

The heat wave of the last few weeks may be limiting many activities, but it’s creating line-ups at South Shore...

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Go Rural steering toward new digital transportation platform

If all goes according to plan, rural Lunenburg County will soon have its own Uber-style transportation network.

However, Darren Nauss, one...

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