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Wednesday 18 March 2020

A message from your local newspaper

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the health and safety of our staff, our clients and the communities we...

Tuesday 17 March 2020

Closures continue as province announces two more presumptive cases of COVID-19

Even as the province announced two more presumptive cases of COVID-19, the list of cancellations and reduced services continued to...

Tuesday 17 March 2020

Bridgewater’s mayor talks about COVID-19, town response

Bridgewater’s chief magistrate took to social media to relay COVID-19 messaging, thank officials, and reassure citizens of the Main Street...

Monday 16 March 2020

South Shore begins to shut down as COVID-19 cases increase

More South Shore municipalities announced closures today in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of March 16, Nova Scotia...

Monday 16 March 2020

Fire destroys backyard barn, convertible car

A two-storey backyard barn in Middlewood went up in flames, destroying the structure and a convertible car inside.

First responders were...

Monday 16 March 2020

COVID-19 concerns prompts closures connected to Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is closing its Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater, administration building at 12 noon, March...

Monday 16 March 2020

Coronavirus concern closes Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre

The ice rink, pool, and library mega-complex in Bridgewater is shutting down due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Lunenburg County...

Monday 16 March 2020

As N.S. COVID-19 cases rise to five, Lunenburg announces far-reaching cancellations

A wave of cancellations has followed the news that the presumptive cases of COVID-19 found in the province has risen...

Sunday 15 March 2020

News conference on COVID-19 cases heard how a Bridgewater individual violated the self-isolation mandate after international travel

A news conference on the first three presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia heard from a concerned caller who...

Saturday 14 March 2020

Local gymnastics club suspends operations due to COVID-19 concerns

Bridgewater’s Athletics Gymnastics Academy (AGA) suspended camps, competitive training, and classes until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The...

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Saturday 14 March 2020

Following provincial protocols, the Astor Theatre decides to shutter its doors for two weeks over COVID-19 fears

The Astor Theatre in Liverpool announced on March 14 that it is shutting its doors for two weeks, effective immediately.

In...

Friday 13 March 2020

The Gary L. Wentzell Tournament cancelled over COVID-19 concerns

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The Gary L. Wentzell Tournament scheduled to be held at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre March 17-22 has been postponed...

Friday 13 March 2020

SSRCE issues new travel, academic safety protocols in face of COVID-19

The South Shore Regional Centre issued new protocols for travel on March 13, and addressed to students, staff and families...

Friday 13 March 2020

South Shore Nova Scotia Museum sites closed until further notice

Four facilities in Lunenburg and Queens counties are among Nova Scotia Museum sites closing to the public until further notice...

Thursday 12 March 2020

Carroll Baker to headline star-studded 30th Hank Snow Tribute weekend

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Port Medway’s own Carroll Baker will headline Thursday night at this year’s 30th annual Hank Snow Tribute concert event, August...

Wednesday 11 March 2020

Two Western Shore men charged after tobacco theft in Lunenburg

Two men from Western Shore are facing charges after Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a complain that nearly $2,500 of...

Wednesday 11 March 2020

NSHA moves to limit hospital visitations while World Health Organization declares a pandemic

The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is limiting the number of people who can visit inpatients at all sites to...

Wednesday 11 March 2020

Coast Guard announces plans to dispose of Cormorant

Members of the public have until March 27 to let it be known if they have any objections to the...

Wednesday 11 March 2020

Bridgewater hospital announced as one of the COVID-19 assessment centres in N.S.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has opened COVID-19 assessment centres across the province, including one at the South Shore Regional...

Monday 9 March 2020

Coronavirus concerns sidelines pre-tournament hockey games in Bridgewater, Liverpool

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Pre-tournament games in Bridgewater and Liverpool have fallen through after the International Ice Hockey Federation cancelled the Women’s World Ice...

Friday 6 March 2020

Mahone Bay rug hooker leaves a lasting legacy

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Carol Ann Harvey-Clark was a friend to many and left a lasting impression wherever she went.

The owner and operator of...

Thursday 5 March 2020

Syrian tailor stitching together a future on the South Shore

Rezan Iso, a sponsored Syrian refugee who settled in Mahone Bay just over three and a half years ago, has...

Thursday 5 March 2020

Clearwater announces strategic review, doesn’t rule out possible sale

Clearwater Seafoods announced March 5 that is carrying out a strategic review, which could involve the sale of the company.

“Clearwater’s...

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Disgraced former top cop in Bridgewater jailed for sexual exploitation

Disgraced former Bridgewater police chief John Collyer is sentenced to 15 months in jail, and a year of probation as...

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Chester-St. Margaret’s MLA says he will retain his Legislature seat despite controversy

Despite calls on social media from some constituents to step down, Chester-St. Margarets Liberal MLA Hugh MacKay maintains he is...

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