Tuesday 19 December 2017

Bus change for Riverport students means less travel time

Some Riverport-area students will have a shorter commute time to school in the new year.

The South Shore Regional School Board...

Monday 18 December 2017

Shape of things to come

After 40 years in business in the heritage property they owned in Mahone Bay, Pam Birdsall and Tim Worthington are...

Sunday 17 December 2017

Weekend fire destroys Brookfield residence

A family of five is receiving assistance from the Canadian Red Cross after their farmhouse in South Brookfield was destroyed...

Saturday 16 December 2017

Province kicks in $20,000 to hosting of Esso Cup Event

The Nova Scotia Liberal government is kicking in $20,000 towards the 2018 Esso Cup, which will be held in Bridgewater...

Friday 15 December 2017

Queens County man arrested in targeted traffic stop

A man from Milton is facing drug and weapons charges after Queens District RCMP arrested him in a targeted vehicle...

Friday 15 December 2017

Lunenburg opera house plans remain in limbo

Civic politicians in Lunenburg say they don’t see have any immediate financial solution that could appease the arts community’s worries...

Friday 15 December 2017

Hockey club’s SchoolsPlus partnership ensures more kids can see the ‘jacks

Dozens of school students who can’t afford to attend Maritime Hockey League games at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC)...

Thursday 14 December 2017

Two elementary grades to move to BJHS

Both Grade 5 and Grade 6 students at the Bridgewater Elementary School (BES) will attend the Bridgewater Junior High School...

Thursday 14 December 2017

Lunenburg County cranberry producer set for expansion

Terra Beata Farms has landed a $61,500 government loan that will allow the Lunenburg County cranberry producer to double its...

Thursday 14 December 2017

DFO shuts down Mahone Bay area shellfish harvesting

An outbreak of domoic acid has led to a shellfish harvesting ban in the Mahone Bay area.

The federal Department of...

Wednesday 13 December 2017


Heather Rankin, Dave Gunning play Lunenburg

Central United Church, Lunenburg, is hosting Tomato Tomato’s Touring Maritime Christmas Concert on Tuesday evening,...

Wednesday 13 December 2017

A love letter to the South Shore

Quirky and charming, Emma Fitzgerald’s Sketch By Sketch is a love letter to the South Shore. Subtitled Along Nova Scotia’s...

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Nova Scotia’s newest millionaire scored his winning ticket in Hubbards

For Albert Mills, Christmas came early.

Mills had to check his numbers three times before realizing he was Nova Scotia’s newest...

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Cleaning up the river: LaHave straight pipe program underway

With the contribution agreement with Ottawa now finalized, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg’s (MODL’s) LaHave River straight pipe...

Monday 11 December 2017

Serious vehicle accident in Maitland

RCMP and the Blockhouse Fire Department closed a portion of Highway 325 in Maitland following a serious accident in the...

Monday 11 December 2017

Masters student from Bridgewater wins cash award to pursue stroke research

A Dalhousie University masters student from Bridgewater will soon begin research into using high intensity interval training (HIIT) to help...

Thursday 7 December 2017

Turning classic tales on their heads

The South Shore Players are bringing a bit of theatre tradition to the stage next week.

The drama group is putting...

Thursday 7 December 2017

The Court Report: December 6 edition

Youth handed probation for joyriding. A 17 year old boy is on probation for 18 months after he admitted to...

Thursday 7 December 2017

Golden opportunity


Carmen Jaeger admits she wasn’t keen when her husband suggested they move from Germany to...

Thursday 7 December 2017

Environment violations net proposed Aspotogan development over $500,000 in fines

Companies linked to a multi-million residential and golf course development in Lunenburg County were fined $540,557.50 for making unauthorized changes...

Thursday 7 December 2017

Bridgewater celebrates Christmas season



People lined Bridgewater streets on November 25 for a night time Christmas spectacle sure to get...

Wednesday 6 December 2017

‘Bridgewater to the rescue’

December 6 marks the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, so we did a dig into our archives to see...

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Resumés in hand, locals come out to learn about medical marijuana plant jobs

Over 150 people turned up for one of the information sessions on Aqualitas, a Queens County medical marijuana plant set...

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Dahl Dispatch: December 6 edition

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 35 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered nine calls for service from Monday November...

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Burdened with debt, the LCLC struggles with fundraising

Struggling with fundraising, the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre’s (LCLC) board of directors are straining to repay $3.6-million in loans to...

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