Friday 17 November 2017

The death of a deer

BY CHARLES MANDEL

charles.mandel@lighthousenow.ca

When a deer crashed through a front plate glass window of Bridgewater’s NSCC campus in the second week...

Friday 17 November 2017

The Court Report: November 15 edition

New Russell man tests drug allegations. A Lunenburg County man among arrests in the drug investigation dragnet coined Operation Halse...

Friday 17 November 2017

Education minister talks pre-primary, inclusion, libraries on South Shore stop

It’s been an arguably trying year for both education professionals and the provincial government, but the minister of education believes...

Thursday 16 November 2017

Would you care for some wine with that beer?

Say you’ve got a bit of a hankering for a German rye beer, a German steam ale, or a Belgian...

Thursday 16 November 2017

Sexual abuse of daughters lands man in federal prison

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The content of this story may be disturbing to readers. Discretion is advised.)

A Lunenburg County man who sexually...

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Schools face new realities after library staff cuts

It may be an increasingly digital world, but some are still fighting to keep libraries and access to literature open...

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians honours beloved palliative care doctor

Nova Scotia’s College of Family Physicians honoured a beloved Lunenburg County palliative care doctor for his lifetime dedicated to his...

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Dahl Dispatch: November 15 edition

Lunenburg County firefighters answered 33 calls for service and Queens County firefighters answered 16 calls for service from Monday November...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Ruling expected on Aspotogan development

A provincial court judge decides next month whether or not the Crown’s recommendation of a six-figure fine should be imposed...

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Tuesday 14 November 2017

Petite Riviere still awaiting decision from Supreme Court

It’s now been over two months since the Greater Petite Area Community Association (GPACA) had a hearing in Supreme Court,...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

No charges over Dublin Shore stand-off with police

A senior whom police say barricaded himself inside a Lunenburg County home last month won’t face charges.

The file was concluded...

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Bridgewater paramedics awarded for exemplary service

Bridgewater’s Jonathan Pippy doesn’t have to think hard about the best moments of his 23-year career as a paramedic.

“Being able...

Monday 13 November 2017

Public turns out in force to meeting over Lunenburg harbour and wastewater questions

Some exasperated citizens peppered politicians and professionals with a myriad of questions during a lengthy meeting designed to share information...

Monday 13 November 2017

Lest we forget: images from Remembrance Day

GAYLE WILSON PHOTO

Ron LeBlanc was the piper at the Remembrance Day ceremony in Bridgewater.

GAYLE WILSON PHOTO

Private Tess Vachon of the...

Monday 13 November 2017

From hayfield to park

Once they put their minds to it, Blockhouse residents get it done.

On Nov. 5, the Blockhouse and Area Ratepayer Kinship...

Monday 13 November 2017

A rough road ahead when it comes to fixing pavement in Queens County

The state of some local roads in Queens County are so bad that it’s enough to almost drive a man...

Friday 10 November 2017

Picture this: Mahone Bay couple getting photography, ballooning businesses off the ground

The shores of Mahone Bay and the undulating fields of the Annapolis Valley are a long way from the savannah...

Friday 10 November 2017

New pilot project provides free legal advice to victims of sexual assault

Victims of sexual assault will now have some more help in the Nova Scotia judicial system with the introduction of...

Thursday 9 November 2017

The Court Report: November 8 edition

Probation for woman who obstructed, assaulted police. A Lunenburg County woman was sentenced October 25 to a six month probation...

Thursday 9 November 2017

Stella Bowles honoured at Canadian Museum of Nature

LaHave teenager and citizen scientist Stella Bowles continues to rack up the awards.

On November 8, Bowles was in Ottawa as...

Thursday 9 November 2017

Remembering the fallen on the South Shore

Bridgewater Branch No. 24 - Starts at 11:00 a.m. at the cenotaph on York Street. The public is invited to...

Thursday 9 November 2017

New troupe for kids allows them to experience the theatre

BY BRONTE JAMES

The arts are good for kids.

That’s what theatre director Kalliope Koliotassis believes, and that’s why she says youth...

Thursday 9 November 2017

Networking day for female firefighters a chance to practice skills

Story and photos

By KEITH CORCORAN

Water rescue training and woodland fire exercises capped a busy fourth installment of a networking day...

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Pest known to destroy hemlocks makes first appearance in Nova Scotia

A destructive, invasive pest known to kill eastern hemlock trees has been found in Nova Scotia for the first time...

Wednesday 8 November 2017

On the road: The story of how four women cycled from Blockhouse to Charlottetown during the war

While Charles Dickens had been writing about the French Revolution in 1859 when he penned his famed quote, "It was...

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