Wednesday 18 May 2022

Chester Cut N Run just around the corner

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CHESTER - The Municipality of Chester Cut N Run event will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this June and...

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Wednesday 18 May 2022

Chester couple, MP question necessity of ArriveCAN app

CHESTER - A local traveller who was recently delayed at a Canada-U.S. land border and the MP for South Shore-St....

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Bridgewater hockey official chosen to work national tournament

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BRIDGEWATER - Adam Culbert’s life-long goal was to be a hockey referee. He has worked hard and donned the...

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Thursday 12 May 2022

Wrestling returns to Bridgewater

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BRIDGEWATER - If you know what a suplex, pile driver or a superkick is, you may be a wrestling fan.

If...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Upcoming music and theatre events on the South Shore

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MULTICULTURAL DANCE PARTY

The Desbrisay Museum in Bridgewater will host a Multicultural Dance Party May 14 with Julio Fernandez teaching...

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Wednesday 11 May 2022

Tennis club officials grateful for support but committed to move to new site

BRIDGEWATER — Officials with the local tennis club are appreciative of the six-figures-worth of upgrades to their Kinsmen Athletic Fields...

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Wednesday 11 May 2022

Small earthquake felt near New Germany

NEW GERMANY - A 1.8 magnitude earthquake 21 kilometres northwest of this community briefly rattled homes with enough force to...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

School community remembers local soldier who died 20 years ago during Afghanistan mission

CHESTER GRANT — Pte. Richard Anthony (Ricky) Green’s alma mater paid tribute to him, marking the 20th anniversary since the...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Provincial wildlife rules guide future of Glen Allan Drive osprey

BRIDGEWATER — This town’s government may have no jurisdiction over what happens with osprey nesting on former Christmas tree farm...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Patience and purpose

Your call is important to us." While waiting on the phone, listening to horrible music occasionally interrupted by that non-reassuring...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Opposition highlights value of NOW Lunenburg County community navigator

HALIFAX — Kings South Liberal MLA Keith Irving believes there are funding gaps in community-based health-care recruitment activities in places...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

National public safety minister learns about lack of port of entry services in Lunenburg

LUNENBURG — Canada's public safety minister hinted May 6 in the House of Commons the federal government-operated marine port of...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Municipality of Chester considers replacement of Gold River trail bridge

BEECH HILL — The Municipality of Chester has set aside about $2 million for the possible replacement of the multi-use...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

More than 200 participants for Run Our Shore event

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LIVERPOOL - More than 190 people came out on a cool day April 30 to participate in the eighth annual...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Mi’kmaw officially enshrined as Nova Scotia’s first language

HALIFAX - On April 7, the province of Nova Scotia introduced legislation recognizing Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s official first language.

A...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Migrant birds are returning

Migrants are starting to move back through in greater numbers. I saw my first savannah sparrows for the year at...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

LITF looking putting a call out for new award design

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LIVERPOOL - The board of directors of the 2022 Liverpool International Theatre Festival (LITF) is calling for submissions for original...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Communities welcome reversal of province’s non-resident property tax policy

LUNENBURG — A $200 million manufacturing and training development eyed for Hall Street may not be dead after all now...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Commission proposes changes to local federal electoral boundary

COOKVILLE — Proposed new federal electoral boundaries show some of the South Shore is omitted from the South Shore-St. Margaret’s...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Cocaine offence lands Lunenburg County resident in federal prison

BRIDGEWATER — A Lunenburg County resident who possessed a couple of grams of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking was...

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Bridgewater awards King Street culvert project on third try

BRIDGEWATER — Third time is the charm for trying to award the work of replacing a troublesome culvert on north...

Friday 6 May 2022

Management group behind Lunenburg Arms proposes new hotel across the road

LUNENBURG — Ownership of the Lunenburg Arms Hotel and Spa want to build a second hotel across the road from...

Friday 6 May 2022

All about the ruffed grouse

On April 23, I set out with Andy Tanas to scout a route that is part of the Caledonia Christmas...

Thursday 5 May 2022

Lunenburg car meets continue to be popular

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LUNENBURG - There is no doubt that First South resident Lauren Sharatt is a vehicle fanatic.

The car enthusiast has a...

Wednesday 4 May 2022

The dashboards of our lives

For some of us, a dashboard refers to a collection of lights and indicators in a vehicle. For others, it...

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