Wednesday 11 October 2017

Citizen scientist Stella Bowles presenting at Mount Saint Vincent University

Upper LaHave’s Stella Bowles is joining eight other young women October 11 at Mount Saint Vincent University to celebrate the...

Tuesday 10 October 2017

‘Hipster’ fan base helps propel cider’s success

While it’s renowned for its success in exporting its wine and cider throughout Canada, the U.S. and the Asia Pacific,...

Tuesday 10 October 2017

RCMP charge man with stunting near Chester Basin

A man, 52, from Hammond Plains was charged with stunting on October 9 after RCMP South Shore Traffic Services clocked...

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Lunenburg County RCMP seeking public’s assistance in finding missing man

This story has been updated.

Lunenburg County RCMP is asking the public for help in locating a missing 64-year-old man.

David Lewis...

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Ex-New Jersey education official admits to historical Lunenburg sex charge

A former senior educator in New Jersey admits to indecently assaulting a male in Lunenburg back in the 1970s.

Brian David...

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Civic politicians sanction procurement toward study of Lunenburg’s sewage treatment

In the wake of recent questionable water quality results originating from the town’s harbour and ongoing public complaints about the...

Monday 9 October 2017

Water shortage impacting growth in Chester

A report on Chester’s groundwater supply says shortages are limiting the potential for further development in the village.

CBCL Limited detailed...

Monday 9 October 2017

Family business ripe for success

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Christmas not long after that, consumers are starting to turn their collective attention...

Monday 9 October 2017

Designer launches yoga pants with flare

Anastasia Akasha Kaur, a yoga instructor based in Upper Cornwall, went live on Indiegogo September 23 with her rewards and...

Sunday 8 October 2017

The Court Report: October 4 edition

Probation for mischief, assault. A Conquerall Mills man is on 21 months of probation following his admission to assault and...

Sunday 8 October 2017

Mahone Bay Centre naming room for well-loved couple

The Mahone Bay Centre wants to not only upgrade a room in the over 100-year-old building, but also honour two...

Sunday 8 October 2017

Former Lunenburg County resident faces 10 charges after attempted traffic stop goes awry

A former Lunenburg County resident is charged after police say a suspect avoided a traffic stop in Bridgewater before wrecking...

Sunday 8 October 2017

A show of scarecrows in Mahone Bay


The streets and sidewalks of Mahone Bay were packed as hundreds of visitors came in for the...

Saturday 7 October 2017

Dahl Dispatch: October 4 edition

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 38 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered four calls for service from Monday September...

Saturday 7 October 2017

Bridgewater aglow at annual art festival

The streets were bright with art and performances at this year’s Afterglow arts festival on September 30 as artists, dancers...

Friday 6 October 2017

School board amends reporting of race-related incidents

The South Shore Regional School Board has approved a revised version of its race relations policy in response to a...

Friday 6 October 2017

N.S. to survey residents on recreational marijuana use

In anticipation of the federal government making marijuana use legal by July 2018, the Nova Scotia government announced today they...

Friday 6 October 2017

Bridgewater drug probe focuses on 20 boys

Nearly two dozen boys scattered but they left behind bongs, scales, grinders and weed on the ground when police did...

Thursday 5 October 2017

Window of opportunity

For Amos Wood of Blockhouse, it’s akin to a contract made in heaven.

Following a time when the design, mill work...

Thursday 5 October 2017

Overcrowding at Port Mouton Harbour leads to dispute, delay in opening of herring fishery

A dispute over space and overcrowding in Port Mouton Harbour triggered a late start to the local roe herring fishery...

Thursday 5 October 2017

Nova Scotia government takes aim at online bullying

The Nova Scotia government has introduced a new set of rules intended to protect potential victims of cyber-bullying.

The proposed Intimate...

Wednesday 4 October 2017

‘Ordinary voices making extraordinary music’

A new choral group has started making beautiful music on the South Shore and they’re looking for more people to...

Wednesday 4 October 2017

RCMP target drugs in major bust

A major RCMP investigation in Lunenburg County has led to 11 arrests and multiple charges.

The three-month investigation, dubbed Operation Halse...

Wednesday 4 October 2017

RCMP express concern over road safety

Lunenburg District RCMP are expressing concern over a higher-than-normal volume of traffic calls in the last week of September and...

Tuesday 3 October 2017

New Bridgewater pictorial postmark unveiled at stamp club fair

Bridgewater’s going to have a new pictorial postmark thanks to the efforts of local philatelists.

The new mark depicts King Street’s...

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