Tuesday 29 August 2017

Bridgewater examines cat bylaw request

Civic politicians in Bridgewater want staff to produce a report with recommendations on how to deal with town cat owners...

Monday 28 August 2017

Traveling hoops coach lends his expertise to Bridgewater basketball camp

A professional basketball coach from France began his two-year trip of a lifetime in Lunenburg County this month.

“I just want...

Monday 28 August 2017

Queens Sears outlet closing, owner cites trouble getting stock

Sears has been a staple in many small communities across Canada for decades, and although some remained open after recently...

Monday 28 August 2017

Mahone Bay artist makes offering to three churches

When a friend suggested Tamara Whynott might consider the town's three churches as a subject for her unique glass paintings,...

Monday 28 August 2017

Investigation at New Germany Shoppers Drug Mart

This story has been updated.

A 48-year-old man was taken into custody after an alleged armed robbery at the Shoppers Drug...

Friday 25 August 2017

Tradewinds owner faces four-month suspension

Tim Harris, the broker owner of the Chester-based Tradewinds Realty Inc. will have his licence suspended by the Nova Scotia...

Friday 25 August 2017

The Court Report: August 23 edition

Custody for drug charges A provincial court judge sentenced an Upper Hammonds Plains man to three-and-a-half years of federal prison...

Friday 25 August 2017

Room at the inn: Dreamers build a new life at Boscawen Inn

As owners of the Boscawen Inn on Cumberland Street, Judy and Jonathan Rawdon literally are living the dream in Lunenburg.

“On...

Friday 25 August 2017

Creating art and, with it, a sense of success

There’s no shortage of colour when you walk into Queens Manor on a Wednesday morning.

Around a dozen women and men...

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Friday 25 August 2017

Bridgewater anticipates LaHave River fountain will flow again

Bridgewater expects the H2O to flow from its seasonal fountain in the LaHave River before the summer of 2017 comes...

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Thursday 24 August 2017

Story of life-long friendship with Hank Snow gets Fringe Festival premiere

The 1950s proved to be a fruitful time for country music legend Hank Snow.

The singer would release his hit songs...

Thursday 24 August 2017

Developer still promises plans for former South Shore Mall property

These days a medical office building containing a drug store is the only sign of construction on what was once...

Thursday 24 August 2017

Bobsled offers next challenge for Olympic Sprinter

Jenna Martin’s sprinting career may be finished, but her Olympic dreams are not.

“Right now, I’m just along for the ride....

Wednesday 23 August 2017

WestFor GM calls for cooperation over forest management

After woodlot owners criticized WestFor Management Inc.’s forestry practices at a meeting last month, the company’s general manager says everyone...

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Dahl’s Dispatch: August 23 edition

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 37 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered seven calls for service from Monday August...

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Aqualitas to pay nearly $600,000 in rent at Port Mersey

The medical marijuana company Aqualitas will pay Harbourside Commercial Park Inc. $595,000 over 10 years to lease a three-acre parcel...

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Swim program designed for people with Autism helps them excel

Learning to swim can be overwhelming for anyone, but that process can be even more difficult when you have Autism.

But...

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Richard MacLellan resigns as Queens CAO, heads to Bridgewater

Richard MacLellan has resigned as chief administrative officer (CAO) for the Region of Queens Municipality to become the top staffer...

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Province matches funds for Bridgewater park extension

The provincial government will put $18,000 towards the extension of pathways in Bridgewater’s Glen Allan Park.

The funds will match the...

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Pairing of festivals deemed a success

While there was concern about potential mayhem in Lunenburg with the Folk Harbour and Tall Ships festivals coinciding at the...

Monday 21 August 2017

Some 240 babies and 13 years later, a pioneering midwife moves on

On a sunny Thursday afternoon in late August, parents with babies and children in tow, gathered at the Hodge Podge...

Monday 21 August 2017

Life lessons in sailing at Chester Race Week

To Dr. George Sapp, sailing is more than just a sport: it’s the “medium” to life.

“Well I always look at...

Monday 21 August 2017

Gold medalist Sarah Mitton celebrated in Liverpool

Queens County has paid tribute to its own Sarah Mitton after the 21-year-old athlete returned home with a gold medal...

Sunday 20 August 2017

FARBLACK pulling out of Lunenburg

Farley Blackman is calling it quits in Lunenburg.

The magazine publisher, restorer of numerous heritage buildings in the UNESCO World Heritage...

Saturday 19 August 2017

Bridgewater man dead following motor vehicle accident outside Queens Place

An elderly Bridgewater man is dead after a vehicle struck him at Queens Place Emera Centre (QPEC) on August 19th.

“An...

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