Friday 18 December 2020

QASL residential counsellors and vocational instructors give strike notice

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4963 filed a 48-hour notice of strike action on...

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Friday 18 December 2020

Bridgewater man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with fraud-related offences...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Wee Wisdom Nursery School closing its doors

A 50-year tradition in Bridgewater comes to an end this month with the closing of the Wee Wisdom Nursery School,...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Sweet success

Getting the chance to illustrate a children’s book is no longer a fairy tale for Bayswater artist Sonya Beeler.

The Lunenburg...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Southwest Nova Biosphere featured in TV series

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Residents of Queens County will recognize some of their sites and sounds in the latest episode of...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

South Shore storytellers talk about Gathering In during pandemic

A pair of seasoned writers from Lunenburg County each had a different focus when it came to their submissions to...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

South Brookfield line technician pitches in during U.S. power emergencies

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Gil Johnson of South Brookfield may be retired from the workforce, but he certainly isn’t tired.

The 69-year-old...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Second man faces charges connected to alleged Bridgewater altercation

A second man is charged with weapons offences in relation to a summertime altercation on Bridgewater’s west side involving multiple...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Region of Queens nets $590,735 in funding

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) has been allocated $590,735 as part of a federal-provincial-territorial Safe Restart...

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Tuesday 15 December 2020

Queens high school students pushing to change warrior image on logo

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Students at Liverpool Regional High School (LRHS) are campaigning to change their logo, but their efforts have...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Power sports business creating a “destination” outside Mahone Bay

A local motor sports dealer and maintenance service is powering ahead with plans to virtually triple its presence on the...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Parole Board revokes statutory release of man involved in Chelsea chained teen case

A man who lured a teen boy to a Chelsea area cabin in 2012 with the promise of a job,...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Parkade repair tender soars over budget, staff directed to formulate options

Bridgewater officials are taking a second look at options for mending a King Street parking structure after procurements for deck...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Para Lumberjacks hockey uses $8,000 from charity toward new gear, ice time

The region’s sledge hockey club is using a four-figure sum it secured from a corporate sports charity toward expanding its...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

No cooling of community spirit in Greenfield

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Greenfield, Queens County, is renowned for its strong community spirit – whether it’s stepping up to make...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

New van for Queens County Transit

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens County Transit (QCT), which has provided transportation for Queens County residents since 2016, received a boost...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

New transit buses roll into town

Bridgewater civic politicians will decide the future of two old donated Metro X buses the town has used since introducing...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Municipalities need to chip-in on costs associated with old arena - Bridgewater mayor

The old Bridgewater Memorial Arena has a pair of tenants committed to call the former Empire Street ice rink home...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

MODL working on transit link between Osprey Village and Bridgewater

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is looking to Bridgewater Transit as a possible means of solving accessibility...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Mischief suspect accused of assaulting three Bridgewater Police Service officers

Three officers with the Bridgewater Police Service were allegedly assaulted by a Lunenburg County man being arrested for damaging a...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Mahone Bay temporarily suspends bylaw enforcement so supermarket can keep storage container

The Independent supermarket in Mahone Bay can keep a storage container on its Main Street property until at least next...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Lunenburg manufacturer prototyping Irish firm’s next generation of unmanned surface vessels

Lunenburg’s ABCO Industries has struck a major ocean technology partnership with Ireland-based XOCEAN. The Lunenburg company will be helping the...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Lunenburg endorses long-term plan, sets goals for next five years

Lunenburg has picked out nearly three-dozen goals that it wants to achieve within the next five years, as part of...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

International Theatre Festival transitions into Short Cuts for 2020

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Like many cultural events during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite being well on the way to proceed the...

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Gains made in tracking rare snake

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

What animal is yellow with black stripes, has no legs and lives in Southwest Nova Scotia?

If you...

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