Monday 9 April 2018

Bridgewater to send books of condolences to Saskatchewan city impacted by bus crash

From one junior hockey community to another, Bridgewater is sending books of condolences to the city of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, which...

Friday 6 April 2018

Citing Bayview Community School in Mahone Bay, NDP calls for increased funding for school libraries

The Nova Scotia NDP said April 6 it intends to introduce legislation aimed at protecting school libraries from closure and...

Friday 6 April 2018

Bridgewater man charged with sexual assault

After a female adult acquaintance contacted police earlier in the week of April 6 with a complaint, Bridgewater Police Service...

Thursday 5 April 2018

That’s a wrap

Lynnette Curtis is a wrapper - but not like Drake, or Eminem.

Curtis’s wraps aren’t musical, but rather reusable beeswax food...

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Wednesday 4 April 2018

RCMP trying to locate stolen truck

The RCMP is asking the public for leads in the case of a stolen truck.

A 2011 blue Toyota Tundra pickup...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Petite Riviere School wins major national prize

Petite Riviere Elementary has won a $20,000 tech shopping spree from Staples and Earth Day Canada. The school is one...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Impact of climate change on South Shore seen in new Climate Atlas of Canada

Thanks to climate change things are heating up - dramatically.

Between 1976 and 2005, Bridgewater registered 2.8 days annually of plus-30...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Federal government announces half-million-dollar loan to high-tech MODC plant

The federal government handed out a $500,000 loan to Sustane Technologies on April 4.

Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South...

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Tuesday 3 April 2018

Call for dogs to be banned from cemetery comes before council

Lorraine Woodworth has grown weary of locking horns with dog owners over the years who let their pets roam freely...

Monday 2 April 2018

Weekend crime spree nets Simms Settlement man 21 charges

A 29-year-old man from Simms Settlement has been charged with 21 offences following an arson and break and enter crime...

Monday 2 April 2018

Straight pipe replacements underway

While attempts to clean up the LaHave River suffered a setback last month as raw sewage from more than 1,000...

Thursday 29 March 2018

A life in the public sector

It was a career of trade-offs; Jim Wentzell always wanted to be in the private sector running his own business,...

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Man charged after hitting 176 km/h near Martin’s River

A man, 44, from Hebb’s Cross has been charged with stunting after passing on a solid line on Highway 103...

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Five-part radio series from Liverpool explores Mi’kmaq culture

A new radio documentary series is coming to QCCR 99.3 in Liverpool, exploring First Nations culture of both the past...

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Acclaimed author finds himself in a pickle

While it may be unusual for a celebrated writer to wax lyrical about the lowly dill pickle, the best-selling, award-winning...

Tuesday 27 March 2018

More repairs to come in Queens County water plant

A cracked pipe in the water treatment plant led to a water shutdown in Liverpool and Brooklyn March 26. It...

Monday 26 March 2018

MLA’s grandmother spent five days on a stretcher at SSRH

Queens-Shelburne MLA Kim Masland got personal during question period on March 21 when asking about the care her grandmother received...

Monday 26 March 2018

Lunenburg’s BMO building gets new lease on life

While it outlived its usefulness as the Lunenburg branch for the Bank of Montreal (BMO) last August, the 111-year-old building...

Friday 23 March 2018

Comfort food

If variety is the spice of life, Suni Ferreira has certainly had her share.

But given her life experiences, the increasing...

Thursday 22 March 2018

New report on ‘ghost gear’ hands High Liner Foods a failing grade

Lunenburg-based fishery processor and marketer High Liner Foods ranked last in a new report on fisheries and the problem of...

Thursday 22 March 2018

Agitated man prompts police search in Wileville area

Lunenburg District RCMP are asking residents to use caution after two separate complaints from concerned residents on Highway 325 in...

Wednesday 21 March 2018

‘A big win for our profession’

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects have awarded Bridgewater’s Pijinuiskaq Park & King Street a 2018 National award of excellence...

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Arctic Games gold winner from Lunenburg County

Andrew (Drew) Bell, who grew up in Conquerall Bank and attended Pentz Elementary School, won the gold medal in the...

Monday 19 March 2018

RCMP warn of break-ins to seasonal properties in Lunenburg County

RCMP are warning owners to take extra steps to secure their properties after a number of break-ins to seasonal cottages...

Friday 16 March 2018

Public Safety Minister’s response concerning U.S. couple “disappointing”

It looks like an American couple who have been fighting to remain in Voglers Cove could be denied their appeal.

At...

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