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Sunday 21 May 2017

Health authority explains actions taken on sexual assault services

An executive with the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) says sexual assault services are still available to those who need...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Ball players make Canada Games roster

Evan O’Toole and Zack Zinck have more in common than being teenaged products of the Bridgewater minor baseball program who...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Queens-Shelburne candidates

John Davis — New Democratic Party

Who are you and where are you from?

“I am from the Ingomar area on...

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Thursday 18 May 2017

Lunenburg West candidates

Mark Furey - Liberal Party

Who are you and where are you from?

Mark Furey is from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia and was...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Lunenburg candidates

Marc Breaugh — New Democratic Party

Who are you and where are you from?

“I come from a bi-cultural family. My mother...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Chester–St. Margaret’s candidates

Julie Chaisson- Progressive Conservative

Who are you and where are you from?

“Before putting my name in as a candidate, I spent...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Woman’s ‘inappropriate’ relationship with child results in jail

A Bridgewater woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy a...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Lunenburg taxes increase in new budget

Lunenburg residents will bear the greater burden this year in a tax hike designed to reduce the gap between residential...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Local painter launches first Lunenburg show - Astroplane

Painter Amy Funk launched her first show since 2010 at Skullduggery in Lunenburg over the weekend.

Astroplane is a series of...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Liverpool high school prepares for annual scholarship auction

Liverpool Regional High School is gearing up for its 19th annual scholarship auction.

The yearly event is done in support of...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Judicial review over Petite Riviere school set for September

A Petite Riviere community group will have its day in court this September with the South Shore Regional School Board.

Lawyers...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Bridgewater’s top cop suspended in wake of criminal charges

Scott Feener ascends to the position of Bridgewater’s top cop, at least temporarily, as John Collyer - the man who...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Students cash in on showcase event

Approximately 110 Grade 8 students at Hebbville Academy participated in the school’s 16th annual Showcase Day on May 12 to...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

School board appeal in Bridgewater case dismissed by courts

A court has dismissed an appeal brought forward by the South Shore Regional School Board that would have denied the...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Lunenburg councillor resigns to treat Lyme disease

Brian Davis experienced more in his six months in municipal politics than most do in a four-year term. He publicly...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Celebrating Canadian heritage in a canoe

What could be more Canadian than celebrating the nation’s anniversary with a canoe paddle through a heritage river?

At least that’s...

Monday 15 May 2017

Vets reporting cases of kennel cough

At least two veterinarians in Lunenburg County are reporting signs of an outbreak of kennel cough, or canine infectious respiratory...

Monday 15 May 2017

Region of Queens approves agreements for land sale

The Region of Queens Municipality has approved purchase and sale agreements with two developers looking to convert two plots of...

Monday 15 May 2017

Blue Whale carcass necropsied, removed from East Berlin beach

The sight of a young Blue Whale carcass was incredible and gruesome as around 30 people worked meticulously to strip...

Friday 12 May 2017

NDP promise moratorium on school closures

Gary Burrill says his party will establish a moratorium on school closures if they are voted in on May 30.

Burrill...

Friday 12 May 2017

Lunenburg RCMP bust grow-op, two arrested and charged with drug offences

After a three day search, which led to the dismantling and seizure of marijuana grow-ops, RCMP have laid drug charges...

Thursday 11 May 2017

Riverport author releases first children’s book

Beth Ann Knowles’ writing has always been influenced by her surroundings. Whether it’s in her poetry, or the time she...

Thursday 11 May 2017

MODL approves 2017-2018 budgets

The Municipality of Lunenburg (MODL) council approved its 2017-2018 operating and capital budgets on May 9, with the operating budget...

Thursday 11 May 2017

Fixing the mental health system

Todd Leader, the former director of community health for the Nova Scotia Health Authority, is calling on politicians to help...

Thursday 11 May 2017

Decades-old trees removed from Liverpool Town Hall property

The Region of Queens Municipality is removing two trees that have stood in front of the Town Hall Arts and...

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