Monday 25 January 2021

South Shore schools get $180,000 worth of computer network upgrades

Sixteen South Shore schools are getting a combined $180,000 worth of computer network upgrades that will bolster wireless capabilities among...

Monday 25 January 2021

Scammer fakes ties to local business

A business woman in Bridgewater who learned her company has been roped into a scam is anxious to get the...

Monday 25 January 2021

Royal Bank of Canada to close New Germany branch

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) branch in New Germany is closing this summer because of a significant and continuous...

Monday 25 January 2021

RCMP charge Greenfield woman over New Year’s party

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A 25-year-old woman will appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court March 5, after she was charged under the...

Monday 25 January 2021

Provincial government waives a tax requirement for firefighters

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The province of Nova Scotia has given volunteer firefighters another perk for their service.

Since 2009, firefighters and...

Monday 25 January 2021

Province’s program to fund town museum needs change, say Bridgewater politicians

The Bridgewater-owned DesBrisay Museum put civic politicians on notice that it wants a 60 per cent funding increase in the...

Monday 25 January 2021

Procurement for town hall renovation project closes this week

Mahone Bay plans a six-figure renovation to its Main Street town hall, which includes refreshes to spaces on all three...

Monday 25 January 2021

Mersey Seafoods Ltd. buys majority of Fisherman’s Market

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Liverpool’s long-standing Mersey Seafoods Ltd. has purchased a 75 per cent share of Fisherman’s Market International Inc.,...

Monday 25 January 2021

Local law enforcement looks forward to modernized road rules

The Bridgewater Police Service was pleased to respond to the province’s call for comment on new traffic regulations given the...

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Monday 25 January 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

New hospital protocol tackles emergency department overcrowding

Patients assessed as having “emergent or urgent” health issues will prioritized at Lunenburg’s hospital...

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Monday 25 January 2021

Hand-drawn arrows at Exit 20A raises ire of MLA

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The MLA for Queens-Shelburne, Kim Masland, has criticized the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal...

Monday 25 January 2021

Fire at Liverpool Fire Hall quickly contained

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It could be described as a case of the right person being in the right place at...

Monday 25 January 2021

Doc Fest organizers pondering mid-year activities

Filmmakers and film enthusiasts may not have to wait long for another Lunenburg Doc Fest event.

While no decisions have been...

Monday 25 January 2021

Conditional deal in place to sell Bridgewater port property

A potential deal is in place that would see the Port of Bridgewater, which owns and operates the former federal...

Monday 25 January 2021

Artist depicts local “tug” of war

Residents of the town applauded at the November departure of Cormorant, after the derelict vessel had languished in the Port...

Friday 22 January 2021

Dismantling a tower crane in Bridgewater

The tower crane set-up for a Bridgewater construction project was recently taken apart.

Workers spent a couple of days dismantling the...

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Television outdoorsman Rugged Dude convicted of two sexual assaults in Lunenburg County

A former Ontario television personality, known by outdoors enthusiasts as “Rugged Dude” or “RD,” has been convicted of sexually assaulting...

Monday 18 January 2021

Bridgewater crash involving two vehicles causes temporary street closure

Multiple occupants of two vehicles involved in a January 18 crash in Bridgewater required medical assessment, including at least two...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

What does retirement look like in a post-COVID world’?

Ask someone what they think of when they hear the word “retirement” and – more often than not – the...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Students test Mersey River for bacteria with shocking results

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A group of Grade 7 students delivered some shocking results to the Region of Queens Municipality council...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Region of Queens celebrates employee milestones

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) celebrated staff milestones during Years of Service presentations at the regular...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Province-wide Firefighters’ 50/50 provides support for departments

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A convergence of circumstances sparked the Nova Scotia Firefighters weekly 50/50 jackpot into the huge success it...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Pine Grove reservist receives Chief of Defence Staff Commendation

A long-time member of the airforce reserve unit in Lunenburg County received a Chief of Defence Staff Commendation for coming...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Local police trained to use latest cannabis-impairment detection device

Patrol officers with Bridgewater’s municipal police force now are well versed in the latest portable technology designed to nab suspected...

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Food for thought

Story By GAYLE WILSON

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