Tuesday 23 May 2017

Region of Queens revamps communications strategy

The Region of Queens is taking a closer look at how they manage communications.

Heather Cook, Community Development Coordinator for the...

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Tuesday 23 May 2017

Queens-Shelburne candidates weigh in on local issues

The South Queens Chamber of Commerce and LighthouseNOW hosted a debate for the candidates of Queens-Shelburne on May 18.

Vernon Oickle,...

Sunday 21 May 2017

No appetite for amalgamation in Lunenburg County according to mayors

South Shore residents don’t appear to be interested in amalgamation any time soon.

At least that’s what the mayors of municipalities...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Health authority explains actions taken on sexual assault services

An executive with the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) says sexual assault services are still available to those who need...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Ball players make Canada Games roster

Evan O’Toole and Zack Zinck have more in common than being teenaged products of the Bridgewater minor baseball program who...

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Friday 19 May 2017

LighthouseNOW Nova Scotia Election 2017 coverage

Your guide to the 2017 Nova Scotia election. Follow the links below to see our coverage of election issues and...

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Municipality of Chester increases tax rates

Tax rates will increase in the Municipality of Chester (MODC) following the approval of an operating budget for 2017-18.

Residential and...

Tuesday 23 May 2017

MODL ramping up Lyme strategy

The Municipality of Lunenburg (MODL) is considering setting up squadrons of bait stations to treat tick-infested deer to combat the...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Village increases spending for fire department purchases

The Village of Chester has increased spending in order to help pay for upcoming equipment purchases for the volunteer fire...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Students paint new break room at Wickwire Academy

Students at Dr. John C. Wickwire Academy have painted a new break room for themselves at the school.

Called the “Tumble...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Queens council expenses to be posted

The Region of Queens Municipality will make council and chief administrative officer (CAO) expenses publicly available.

Council is following through on...

Sunday 21 May 2017

Lunenburg school finds good will in empty bowls

Stacks of empty bowls line the tables in the Lunenburg School of the Arts (LSA) studio, crafted from the combined...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Queens-Shelburne candidates

John Davis — New Democratic Party

Who are you and where are you from?

“I am from the Ingomar area on...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Lunenburg West candidates

Mark Furey - Liberal Party

Who are you and where are you from?

Mark Furey is from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia and was...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Lunenburg candidates

Marc Breaugh — New Democratic Party

Who are you and where are you from?

“I come from a bi-cultural family. My mother...

Thursday 18 May 2017

Chester–St. Margaret’s candidates

Julie Chaisson- Progressive Conservative

Who are you and where are you from?

“Before putting my name in as a candidate, I spent...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Woman’s ‘inappropriate’ relationship with child results in jail

A Bridgewater woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy a...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Lunenburg taxes increase in new budget

Lunenburg residents will bear the greater burden this year in a tax hike designed to reduce the gap between residential...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Local painter launches first Lunenburg show - Astroplane

Painter Amy Funk launched her first show since 2010 at Skullduggery in Lunenburg over the weekend.

Astroplane is a series of...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Liverpool high school prepares for annual scholarship auction

Liverpool Regional High School is gearing up for its 19th annual scholarship auction.

The yearly event is done in support of...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Judicial review over Petite Riviere school set for September

A Petite Riviere community group will have its day in court this September with the South Shore Regional School Board.

Lawyers...

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Bridgewater’s top cop suspended in wake of criminal charges

Scott Feener ascends to the position of Bridgewater’s top cop, at least temporarily, as John Collyer - the man who...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Students cash in on showcase event

Approximately 110 Grade 8 students at Hebbville Academy participated in the school’s 16th annual Showcase Day on May 12 to...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

School board appeal in Bridgewater case dismissed by courts

A court has dismissed an appeal brought forward by the South Shore Regional School Board that would have denied the...

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Lunenburg councillor resigns to treat Lyme disease

Brian Davis experienced more in his six months in municipal politics than most do in a four-year term. He publicly...

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