Monday 5 December 2016

Researchers explore aftermath of Seven Mile Lake fire

Nearly four months have passed since the Seven Mile Lake fire swept through southern Annapolis and north Queens, leaving pockets...

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Monday 5 December 2016

NSTU supporters rally in Liverpool, call for Casey’s resignation

As schools prepared to reopen following a tumultuous day at Province House, supporters of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU)...

Monday 5 December 2016

Students, supporters protest school closures

As schools across the province closed to students Monday, many gathered outside Province House in Halifax to protest legislation that...

Monday 5 December 2016

Safe haven secured for endangered turtles, snakes

A pair of nationally and provincially endangered species are getting a new lease on life thanks to a campaign to...

Monday 5 December 2016

Rerouting: The road to higher learning

This is part two of the LighthouseNOW series “Rerouting,” where we’re reaching out to assess the need for public transportation...

Monday 5 December 2016

Neck Tronics prepares for multiple markets

Two Lunenburg County professionals are poised to hit world markets with a new medical device they say will set the...

Saturday 3 December 2016

Province’s public schools close Monday as teachers start work-to-rule

The McNeil government put the province’s parents on 48 hours’ notice that childcare alternatives may be necessary now that “safety...

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Saturday 3 December 2016

Bridgewater mayor: Give me solutions, not just complaints

Bridgewater’s newly minted mayor says it’s time to end unsubstantiated finger-pointing and turn the page to start offering solutions.

David Mitchell...

Friday 2 December 2016

Tree-mendous opportunity

Once a helicopter pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force in Ontario, Fred Eidt has landed about as far away...

Friday 2 December 2016

Region of Queens looks at financing well drilling

The Region of Queens Municipality is looking at implementing a program that would finance municipal well drilling and water storage.

It...

Friday 2 December 2016

Queens RCMP issues warning on phone scams

Queens District RCMP is warning residents about a scam that tries to solicit donations for the Region of Queens Municipality.

Recipients...

Friday 2 December 2016

Queens County students rally in support of teachers

Students from Queens County joined others across the province in walking out of class on December 2 in support of...

Friday 2 December 2016

Homes for the holidays

There’s no better time than the holidays to gather with family, share seasonal snacks and cozy up in a warm...

Thursday 1 December 2016

Teachers hold rally in Bridgewater after breakdown in talks

The Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) held a rally in Bridgewater yesterday that drew more than 200 people who came...

Thursday 1 December 2016

Seniors Wheels nears 200,000th ride

A seniors transportation charity is accelerating toward two milestones.

While the Senior Wheels Association edges closer to providing its 200,000th ride,...

Thursday 1 December 2016

Police allege Wileville men set trap with intent to cause bodily harm

Two Wileville men facing drugs and weapons offences are also accused of setting a trap likely to cause bodily harm.

Daryl...

Thursday 1 December 2016

Parades light up the South Shore

Story and photos by MICHAEL LEE and EMMA SMITH

Over the weekend people gathered to witness the colourful offerings from this...

Thursday 1 December 2016

MJSB updated on IT services

Post-election activities kicked off at the Municipal Joint Services Board (MJSB) meeting last week, with five new members sitting at...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Young globetrotting musician calls South Shore home

Afraaz Mulji started travelling on his own at 13 years old. First to a boarding school in India, later to...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

The Smith family homemade Christmas

The first snow of the year has me thinking of my favourite Christmas.

I’m sure most of you have one. It’s...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Restoration work complete at Battery Point lighthouse

Community support and funds from an online contest have kept an historical light shining on Battery Point.

Restoration work that brought...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Queens debates motorized access in Pine Grove

Region of Queens councillors engaged in a debate recently over whether motorized access should be granted in Pine Grove Park.

At...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Police say woman’s death an ‘accidental drowning’

Police in Bridgewater closed their investigation into the death of a 58-year-old woman found dead last November in a King...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Organization sees millions gained through cap and trade

An organization in New Brunswick says Nova Scotian woodlot owners can make tens of millions of dollars through the sale...

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Falling light, missing art at Park View

Students at Park View Education Centre (PVEC) say the ongoing renovations at their school have disrupted classes and resulted in...

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