Tuesday 8 September 2020

Health agency points out ways to wellness during pandemic

A pandemic and state of emergency were both declared in March. Maybe a job-loss followed. Then, there was the mass-shooting...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Government slow to disclose how many bids received for Cormorant removal

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is reluctant to reveal how many bids were received in response to the request-for-proposals to remove...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Former Bridgewater student growing a feature film out of a short about a baby vampire

Hailing from Bridgewater, filmmaker Glen Matthews is cutting his teeth on his latest production, Teething.

The short film about a janitor...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Businesses in transition

COVID helps prompts changes at Primrose Lane

Lunenburg’s loss will be Bridgewater’s gain as the owner of Primrose Lane women’s clothing...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Bridgewater’s mayor seeks second term

Bridgewater’s mayor is seeking a second term leading the town’s civic government with the aim of continuing a focus on...

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Area MP poised for potential federal election

Bernadette Jordan responded to LighthouseNOW questions concerning her future as an MP and matters in politics that have made headlines...

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Tuesday 1 September 2020

Three-alarm fire razes Barss Corner outbuilding

Muggy weather conditions fighting a blaze that razed an outdoor furnace near New Germany proved too harsh for one first...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Tenant treated for smoke inhalation after kitchen fire in Bridgewater

An apartment tenant was taken to hospital for assessment and treatment after a fire ignited inside a Dominion Street unit...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Stories to cosy up to

As the season begins to change, and readers’ thoughts start turning to getting cosy with a good book, David Mossman’s...

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Tuesday 1 September 2020

Sanitary sewer system smoke testing on Bridgewater’s west side

This month Bridgewater is expected to wrap up a special examination of its sanitary sewer system on the west side...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Poetry in the oven

Perhaps best known locally as a published poet with four collections, a creative writer and co-owner of the former Lexicon...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Noose swinging incident alarms biracial couple

A noose-dangling incident in Chester Basin was “blatant racism and implied violence,” says the municipality in which the act occurred,...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Local Briefs

Transit needs more players at the table - Bridgewater mayor

The mayor of the Main Street of the South Shore is...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Contested mayoral race in Lunenburg

A former governance consultant’s addition to the mayoral race means the chief magistrate’s job in Lunenburg will be contested this...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Canada Post mum on cost of moving Glen Allen Drive community post boxes

Canada Post didn’t know the Bridgewater community mailboxes established 11 years ago along Glen Allan Drive would one day need...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Bridgewater tackles Dominion Street weed woes

Bridgewater has pledged more contact and consultation with private property owners when it comes to future landscaping work near public...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Bridgewater outfielder/catcher joins Badlands Baseball Academy

Future prospects on the diamond for Bridgewater’s Brandon Wentzell take a big step as the outfielder/catcher heads for Alberta to...

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Bridgewater authorities seek information concerning apparent stabbing

The search continues for those involved in an apparent August 19 stabbing on Bridgewater’s west side.

Officers responded to the area...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

“Suspicious” fire at Oickle’s mill

An industrial landmark northeast of New Germany was damaged by a “suspicious” fire during the afternoon of August 7.

Neil Oickle’s...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Salvation Army’s Suttons thankful for Bridgewater experience

Familiar figures at the head of local Salvation Army moved on to another part of the province but made sure...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

MODL issues emergency funds to community organizations, fire departments

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) has awarded more than $116,000 in emergency funding to support not-for-profit organizations...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Lunenburg, Queens municipalities sprucing up with provincial beautification funds

Municipalities in Lunenburg and Queens counties moved a step closer toward achieving their plans for enhancing the quality of life...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Local Briefs

Mayor ecstatic with return to in-person meetings

Bridgewater’s mayor couldn’t hide his happiness about meeting with his town council colleagues in-person for...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Local Briefs

Queens woman arrested after province-wide warrant issued

A 23-year-old Liverpool woman wanted by police for assault and being a no-show for...

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Ghostbusters licence plate causes confusion for “Go Home” note writer

Benjamin Hebb held onto the terse “Go Home” note left on his vehicle’s windshield by someone obviously unfamiliar with the...

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