Monday 11 January 2021

Bridgewater adds bicycle repair stations around town

The bicycle repair stations popping up in various parts of Bridgewater is costing about $4,000 to put in place, the...

Monday 11 January 2021

Annual Stuff a Cruiser event is another huge success

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

“My heart was completely full by the end of the day and so were the cruisers.” So...

Thursday 7 January 2021

Bridgewater officer back to work five months after being stabbed

Bridgewater Police Sgt. Matt Bennett, knifed in the neck while on-duty dealing with a domestic violence call in the summer,...

Wednesday 6 January 2021

No more Christmas cash gifts for Mahone Bay town councillors

Mahone Bay ended the annual tradition of taxpayer-funded $50 cash gifts to councillors at Christmas time.

Civic politicians, during a recent...

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Wednesday 30 December 2020

South Shore groups benefit from second round of federal funding

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Community programs in Queens, Lunenburg and Chester have received a much-needed boost after the second round of...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

RQM council notes

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

RQM approves agreements for beverage business, recycling company

Councillors voted in favour of adopting development agreements for two...

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Wednesday 30 December 2020

Road works prompt neighbour discord

An elderly couple in Lunenburg County was targeted by someone disgruntled by the sight of garbage that the couple had...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Region of Queens council passes policy to hold evening meetings

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) is adjusting its council meeting schedule so more people can attend.

Beginning...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Municipality of the District of Lunenburg briefs

Students walk from Park View to Crescent Beach for charity

Four Bridgewater Grade 12 students helped raise $7,300 for the PRO...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Mill Cove author writes, illustrates Poetry of Sea and Sky

Taking inspiration from her imagination, Ivy Coolen transformed passions of poetry and art into a 32-page colourful collection of material.

“I...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Metal and COVID snags developments at Sustane Technologies

The Chester recycling plant with the game-changing goal of repurposing nearly 90 per cent of garbage destined for the landfill...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Lunenburg County woman appointed to Order of Canada

Barbara Elizabeth Butler, a champion of traditional music on the South Shore who readily committed to showcasing the art form...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Local man’s death a homicide - RCMP

Nova Scotia RCMP have confirmed Donald Derrick “Donny” Lohnes’s death was caused by a criminal act, having determined the 57-year-old...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

LAMP student a winner

Composer Taylor MacGillivray of Halifax, who was a student of the Lunenburg Academy of Music (LAMP) this past summer, is...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Fire destroys sport utility vehicle, damages house

A vehicle fire which spread to a home resulted in thousands of dollars worth of damage but no injuries.

The subcompact...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Christmas Spirit(s) alive and well with South Shore Players

For those whom COVID-19 has left feeling more humbug than ho-ho-ho, the South Shore Players (SSP) is offering up a...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Business, tourism groups call for preservation of Chester’s commercial space

Property owners will hear from their civic government about a proposal from tourism and business officials that, if authorized, would...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Briefcase

Former Lunenburg library property converting to residential, commercial use

The new owner of Lunenburg’s former public library building is establishing residential...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

121st annual Christmas Bird Count in North Queens slated for December 20

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI) is once again hosting the Audubon Society’s annual Christmas bird count,...

Wednesday 30 December 2020

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Working parents in Liverpool will soon have a dedicated day care centre for their babies.

The Queens Daycare...

Tuesday 29 December 2020

Police investigating stabbing in Western Shore

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred on December 26 in Western Shore, Lunenburg County.

Lunenburg District RCMP say they received...

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Christmas giving for Salvation Army down $250K

KEVIN MCBAIN

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With just two days to go before Christmas, the Salvation Army's annual Christmas Kettle Campaign in...

Monday 21 December 2020

Fire roars through Dublin Shore home

No one was hurt but a picturesque home on a property with a water view went up in flames December...

Monday 21 December 2020

Farmington man missing three years found dead

The search for Joshua Maxwell Slauenwhite reached a sad conclusion this month as authorities say the Lunenburg County man’s body...

Friday 18 December 2020

QASL residential counsellors and vocational instructors give strike notice

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4963 filed a 48-hour notice of strike action on...

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