Tuesday 21 May 2024

The Blue Zones

If you were making a list of what you want most of all, you might include “a long, healthy life”...

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Tuesday 21 May 2024

Municipality, football group negotiating management deal involving Pine Grove park

COOKVILLE — A gridiron appears destined for the currently shuttered municipal park in Pine Grove.

The Municipality of the District of...

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Tuesday 21 May 2024

Kitten tales from SHAID

If you’re a weekly reader, you may remember we have many Queens who have given birth in the comfort of...

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Tuesday 21 May 2024

Checking out the French Basin Trail

On May 5, I happened to be in Annapolis Royal and before heading back home I paid a visit to...

Sunday 19 May 2024

Pine Grove author releases first work of fiction

PINE GROVE — Mark Winfield takes his first step into publishing fiction with The Stones of Great Bear Lake, a...

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Sunday 19 May 2024

Musical talent on display at the Lunenburg County Music Festival

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LUNENBURG - The 2024 Lunenburg County Music Festival was held April 13-18, showcasing a wealth of local talent at...

Sunday 19 May 2024

Lots of fun to be had at the spring carnival

LIVERPOOL - Food and fun is sure to be had at this year’s Dr. John C. Wickwire spring carnival, while...

Thursday 16 May 2024

Park View/ Queens County player heading to Germany

SOUTH SHORE - Park View and Queens County hockey player, Sammy Cochrane is off to Germany to play hockey this...

Thursday 16 May 2024

Community supporting community

LUNENBURG - Being able to eat is something essential, and yet, for some people it is not easy…food can be...

Wednesday 15 May 2024

Queens County holds line on majority of property tax rates

LIVERPOOL — Many home and business property taxpayers in the Region of Queens Municipality won’t see a change in 2024-25...

Wednesday 15 May 2024

Cookville sidewalk, wastewater projects secure financial aid

COOKVILLE — To accommodate current and future growth north of Bridgewater, the province has pledged $5.6 million to aid a...

Wednesday 15 May 2024

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LUKE WOODWORTH IS A CHAMPION!

Bridgewater’s-own Luke Woodworth, captain of the Drummondville Voltigeurs, is a champion. The Voltigeurs swept the...

Thursday 9 November 2023

Municipalities, EAC call for action on protection act

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Municipalities and the Ecology Action Centre (EAC) want the Coastal Protection Act (CPA) fully implement sooner than later.

On...

Sunday 19 May 2024

Shoreham Village sets sights on new $70 million-plus long-term care home

CHESTER — Construction of a new long-term care home is poised to start soon. Chief executive of Shoreham Village, Janet...

Monday 13 May 2024

Things you should know about feral cats

Here at SHAID Tree Animal Shelter, we want to share some information on feral (wild) cats.

The number of feral cats...

Monday 13 May 2024

More financial aid for Queens County’s transit service

LIVERPOOL — A community-led public transportation service in Queens County received $66,000 in provincial subsidies to help its operations and...

Wednesday 8 May 2024

Parole board approves more prison absences for child killer

BRIDGEWATER — Child killer Penny Boudreau has 23 more escorted temporary absences (ETAs) from federal prison, most of which allow...

Wednesday 8 May 2024

Brooklyn outdoor pool project gets financial aid from province

BROOKLYN — The province’s pledge of one-third of the estimated $7.2 million cost to build a new 25-metre six-lane outdoor...

Wednesday 8 May 2024

Best of Chester Municipality Award winners announced

MUNICIPALITY OF CHESTER – After two weeks of online voting, the winners of the ninth annual Best Of Chester Municipality...

Tuesday 7 May 2024

World Press Freedom Canada awards citation to LighthouseNOW reporter

BRIDGEWATER — A national non-profit that advocates for the charter rights of reporters and free expression of journalists abroad awarded...

Tuesday 7 May 2024

Queens County residents accused of robbery

BRIDGEWATER – The RCMP filed charges against two Queens County residents alleged to have committed a string of robberies.

In a...

Tuesday 7 May 2024

Feds commit funding to pair of municipalities in support of housing

CHESTER — Just over $3 million in federal funds is going to a pair of local municipalities to help boost...

Tuesday 7 May 2024

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DONATION

Darren Lantz, operations manager for Lunenberg County (LC) Wheels accepts a cheque for $22,500 from Sandra Forsythe, president...

Monday 6 May 2024

Tick season is 365 days a year on the South Shore

Tick season is 365 days a year on the South Shore.

I remember when I was a child growing up in...

Monday 6 May 2024

The love knot

In skilled hands, two pieces of rope can be manipulated in such a way that they resemble a pair of...

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