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Monday 12 September 2022

Queen Elizabeth II dies after 70 years on the throne

BRIDGEWATER – “At my age I can see a door closing from the way I remember things used to be...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

“Good thing” accountability

Accountability. We know it’s good for us. Yet, it sounds kind of naggy and judgy. Like, “You said you’d do...

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Wednesday 7 September 2022

Team Canada takes four of five from the Americans

LUNENBURG – The Canadians dominated the Americans at the 70th annual international dory races held in Lunenburg Aug. 20.

They won...

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Wednesday 7 September 2022

Still a lot of shorebirds hanging around

On Aug. 28 I did shorebird surveys at Broad Cove Beach and at Crescent Beach. There were still lots of...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Solar garden legal battle costs town taxpayers $40,000

MAHONE BAY — The legal battle related to the solar garden project burned through five-figures worth of taxpayers money in...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Public inquiry now in its final phase

TRURO - The public inquiry into April 2020’s mass shooting and arson rampage is in its third and final phase...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

No charges expected in case of suspicious package sent to MP’s Bridgewater office

BRIDGEWATER — No charges are expected in the case of a suspicious package sent back in February to the local...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Ninth annual Lunenburg Doc Fest coming up

LUNENBURG – The ninth annual Lunenburg Doc Fest is just around the corner.

For the second straight year, the Doc Fest...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Judge sentences local man to jail for stealing cigarettes from Bridgewater Petro-Canada

BRIDGEWATER — A local man who assaulted a North Street store clerk and stole tobacco before law enforcement nabbed him...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Jr. A Lumberjacks prepare for the 2022-23 season

BRIDGEWATER – As the South Shore Jr. A Lumberjacks and their fans get hyped for the 2022-23 season, they will...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Gold River Powwow to take place Sept. 10 and 11

GOLD RIVER – After a two-year hiatus the Gold River powwow is making its return.

The event, being held Sept. 10...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

First responder wellness highlights upcoming Bridgewater conference

BRIDGEWATER — Paid and unpaid first responders do jobs that stress the body and mind and the impacts of that...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Commercial tax rate rises in Mahone Bay

MAHONE BAY - Business property owners will pay a higher tax rate in 2022-23, which the mayor suggests takes into...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Busy summer at the SHAID Tree Animal Shelter

SHAID Tree Animal Shelter

Weather-wise, it was a beautiful summer, and here at SHAID it was an especially busy one again.

As...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Blaze destroys Pine Grove home

PINE GROVE — A Lunenburg County fire chief credits functioning smoke detectors for saving the lives of three people who...

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Big Tancook Island resident takes up knitting toques for…well, everybody

BIG TANCOOK ISLAND – “I’m 78 years old and if someone told me 50 years ago that I would be...

Friday 2 September 2022

Sexual health centre gets funding boost to expand gender-affirming programs

BRIDGEWATER — A support program for transgender and gender diverse people that started here is growing thanks to five-figures worth...

Friday 2 September 2022

More than 70 attend Perkins Tea on the Lawn revival

LIVERPOOL – About 70 people attended the Perkins Tea on the Lawn event at the Queens County Museum Aug. 21.

The...

Friday 2 September 2022

Kejimkujik goes net-zero thanks to solar array

KEJIMKUJIK – The National Park and National Historic Site in Kejimkujik has gone net-zero, eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, thanks to...

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Seven individuals recognized on newly-created Olympic Wall

LIVERPOOL – Seven people were enshrined on to the new Olympic Wall located in the foyer of Queens Place Emera...

Wednesday 31 August 2022

RCMP not willing to make changes despite notable flaws

TRURO - Observers say testimony from Canada’s top Mountie at last week’s public hearings probing April 2020’s mass shooting did...

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Overcoming reach-out hesitancy

Even when our lives are going poorly, it’s still possible to feel satisfied if we have good connections with people.

Dr....

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Legal battle centred on solar garden fades to black

MAHONE BAY — A legal dispute centred on this town’s Main Street solar garden project is over. The six Mahone...

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Deadline for final report extended

With an unwieldy amount of information to consider, the commission investigating April 2020’s mass shooting and arson rampage has asked...

Wednesday 31 August 2022

BIRD NOTES

I joined Jessica Ferguson for a shorebird survey at Cherry Hill Beach on Aug. 20. The predominant species of shorebirds...

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