Tuesday 19 May 2020

Lunenburg area COVID victims “both fine”

Pam and Duncan Crowdis, the Lunenburg area couple infected with COVID-19 who went public urging others to follow the rules...

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Artist’s gold-work sculpture honours historic friendship

Every May, Ottawa blossoms into a blaze of colour amid the Canadian Tulip Festival. The annual festival, which runs May...

Thursday 14 May 2020

Freeman Lumber on a roll

Just over a month after the sawmill company announced it would be suspending operations and expected to lay employees off,...

Thursday 14 May 2020

Coronavirus concerns shelve Folk Harbour fest, South Shore in Motion in 2020

More festivals and events slated for 2020 continue to be casualties due to coronavirus concerns.

Add the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival...

Thursday 14 May 2020

Buck’s building a business path through the pandemic

Buck’s Home Building Centre is constructing the foundation for a sympathetic and sustainable business intended to survive not only the...

Wednesday 13 May 2020

Authorities seek wheelie-popping, bird-flipping dirt bike driver

Municipal police in Bridgewater are on the lookout for a wheelie-popping dirt bike driver who gave law enforcement a one-finger...

Monday 11 May 2020

Woods fire in Lake Rossignol consumes five hectares

Multiple volunteer fire departments, along with a Lands and Forestry chopper and ground crews, responded to a Queens County woods...

Monday 11 May 2020

United Way offering pandemic aid

A local VON meal program is getting a $6,513 lift from Lunenburg County’s United Way from funding made available by...

Monday 11 May 2020

Son promises Chester funeral for murdered parents

Harry Bond of Lunenburg County, the oldest son of the former Chester couple killed in the mass homicide in northern...

Monday 11 May 2020

Lunenburg mayor praises first responders, frontline workers in Day of Mourning address

Lunenburg Mayor Rachel Bailey saluted first responders and frontline staff during a virtual address on the annual Day of Mourning...

Monday 11 May 2020

LaHave student artist gets to the heart of the matter

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A massive hand-pumped industrial heart may be making the real heart of LaHave student artist Ada Denil beat just...

Monday 11 May 2020

Chester area MLA has cameo in promo supporting frontline workers

Sharp-eyed viewers would have noticed a familiar figure providing six seconds of instrumental “O Canada” bagpipe music as part of...

Monday 11 May 2020

Bridgewater seeks partnerships on energy poverty research

Bridgewater is joining forces with a Quebec university and the province’s health authority in hopes of securing funding toward research...

Monday 11 May 2020

Bridgewater buys two new transit buses

Two new transit buses, at total cost of about $431,000, are due to arrive in Bridgewater by next March.

Civic politicians...

Monday 11 May 2020

Brew pub and cidery project in Lunenburg proceeding despite pandemic

Despite the challenging times facing the restaurant and tourism industry, the backers of a proposed brew pub and cidery for...

Friday 8 May 2020

Veteran Bulletin journalist scores hat trick of Atlantic Journalism Awards

It’s a hat trick of Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) for long-time LighthouseNOW Progress Bulletin journalist, Keith Corcoran.

The veteran reporter won...

Friday 8 May 2020

Ploughman’s Lunch serving a growing appetite for grocery delivery

The owners of a small café and grocery story in Lunenburg County's West Dublin called Ploughman's Lunch wasted no time...

Thursday 7 May 2020

Land-use rule changes clear way for ABCO Industries’ expansion

Civic politicians in Lunenburg authorized land-use planning rule changes that clears ABCO Industries, an employer of over 60 people, to...

Tuesday 5 May 2020

Bridgewater’s South Shore Exhibition postponed for first time since World War II

A summer tradition in Bridgewater is cancelled for the first time since World War II.

“It is with deepest regret that...

Friday 1 May 2020

Responders sent to medical call mistakenly miss property due to poorly marked civic address

The conversation about proper posting of civic address signage is being broached again in Bridgewater after emergency vehicles mistakenly drove...

Friday 1 May 2020

Province puts price-tag, timeline on upcoming hospital expansion plans

An expansion and renovation of Bridgewater’s South Shore Regional Hospital now has a price tag and timeline.

Taxpayers are spending $112.7...

Friday 1 May 2020

Municipality plans $140,000 replacement of Aspotogan wharf

The Backman’s Cove wharf will be demolished and removed to make way for a new structure complete with a new...

Friday 1 May 2020

MODL claiming a first for public hearings

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) held what staff say is the first virtual public hearing in Nova...

Friday 1 May 2020

Lands and Forestry probes Queens County woods fire

Nova Scotia’s Department of Lands and Forestry is looking into what caused an April 21 woods fire that burned about...

Friday 1 May 2020

Improvisation during exercise had some wondering if real emergency was underway

While participants and observers of an emergency response exercise lauded the way crews worked together, along with the organization of...

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