Tuesday 19 February 2019

RQM council sends exploratory letter to Cooke Aquaculture

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In response to the concerns of residents over the proposed aquaculture expansion plan for Liverpool Bay, the Region of Queens...

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Bayview school closed February 20 due to water main repair

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Bayview Community School students will have a day off, February 20.

A water main break was discovered on Clearway Street late...

Saturday 16 February 2019

Bridgewater male, 17, arrested and charged with child pornography offences

A 17-year-old Bridgewater male will appear in town youth court at a later date after being arrested and charged for...

Friday 15 February 2019

Affairs of the heart

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8, a local mother of two young children is hoping to...

Thursday 14 February 2019

Zenda Group confirms big retail changes for Bridgewater

Michael Levy, a vice-president of the Montreal-based Zenda Group, has confirmed to LighthouseNOW that the space Gow’s Home Hardware is...

Thursday 14 February 2019

Group planning Lyme disease conference in Bridgewater

Local advocates are joining forces with the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation to host a two-pronged conference on Lyme disease for...

Thursday 14 February 2019

Cable ferry operational after $18,000 in repairs following six-hour breakdown stranding passengers, crew

The cable ferry Scotian returned to service on Valentines Day after receiving $18,000 in repairs to deal with a cracked...

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Weapons smuggling investigation leads authorities to Lunenburg County

A small community near Lunenburg gained the attention of RCMP and Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) officers who conducted a...

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Wednesday 13 February 2019

New SSRCE executive director maintains regional school centre is at the ‘top end of the scale’

Paul Ash, the new regional executive director (RED) of the South Shore Regional Education Centre (SSRCE), wants to move on...

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Tuesday 12 February 2019

Telecommunications tower denied approval for Liverpool

A proposed cell tower that faced strong community opposition has been turned down for Liverpool.

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM)...

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Church officials eye Bridgewater Cemetery for scatter garden

Local church officials believe the Brookside Cemetery would make a viable resting spot for a scatter garden, billed as a...

Monday 11 February 2019

Lunenburg RCMP recover stolen $3,000 guitar

A lucky home owner got back his $3,000 electric guitar after Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a complaint of break,...

Monday 11 February 2019

LaHave Ferry gets stuck off-shore

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The LaHave Ferry spent the better part of February 11 roughly 200 metres...

Monday 11 February 2019

Final week for Lobster Crawl 2019

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The 2019 edition of the South Shore Lobster Crawl event is in its final week of lobster-themed activities, but there...

Friday 8 February 2019

Whale sanctuary proponents seek community buy-in for Atlantic coast refuge

An international non-profit group seeking 40-hectares of Nova Scotia shoreline for a beluga whale refuge steered clear of local politics...

Friday 8 February 2019

Tractor trailer mishap near Hubbards

Motorists be aware of traffic restrictions on Highway 103 near Hubbards as emergency crews deal with a crash involving a...

Thursday 7 February 2019

Value Village store slated for Bridgewater

The commercial real estate company Real Estate 360 has announced that the popular thrift shop, Value Village, will open “at...

Wednesday 6 February 2019

SOPF wins cases against owner of Ryan Atlantic II, Farley Mowat

Tracy Dodds, the owner of the abandoned 120-foot trawler at the Port of Bridgewater, Ryan Atlantic II, owes $380,000 in...

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Police seek thieves after 130 pounds of lobster stolen from Lunenburg

It seems some people might be taking “Lobuary” - the so-called name for February and the associated celebration of all...

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Cheeky Don’t Be A Prick campaign aims to stop needle injuries

The Waste Resource Association of Nova Scotia (WRANS) has launched a cheeky but powerful new campaign called Don’t Be A...

Monday 4 February 2019

Independent review reveals ‘issues’ at the SSRCE

The so-called independent review looking into a complaint from last May concerning the principal of Bayview Community School in Mahone...

Monday 4 February 2019

Ex-MLA who owns often-struck Bridgewater building seeks town’s help

Civic politicians in Bridgewater directed town staff to produce a report and recommendation dealing with a request from a former...

Friday 1 February 2019

Two vehicle crash shuts down Highway 103 outside of Bridgewater

RCMP shut down Highway 103 between Exits 12 and 13 following a 911 call reporting a two vehicle crash just...

Friday 1 February 2019

Two separate rollovers in Lunenburg County result in impaired driving arrests

Lunenburg County RCMP have been dealing with a rash of impaired driving-related accidents following two rollovers in three days.

On January...

Friday 1 February 2019

Judge sentences King Street arsonist to five years in federal prison

The Queens County man who started a fire that grew to a late night inferno responsible for destroying multiple buildings...

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