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Wednesday 25 May 2022

VON Canada celebrates 125 years of serving

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The Victoria Order of Nurses or VON Canada is celebrating 125 years of service in 2022.

This year, VON Week...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Taking things one step at a time

Different people like different things. One clear example is in food preparation. Some people love recipes; others hate recipes. Some...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Several people require medical attention after ice machine malfunction at Lunenburg pub

LUNENBURG — Several people were taken to hospital for examination after an appliance at a Dufferin Street tavern caught fire.

Paramedics,...

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Wednesday 25 May 2022

Quinn Sensory Centre celebrates with grand opening

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BRIDGEWATER – As humans, we rely on our five senses, taste, smell, touch, hearing and sight to function in...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Municipality of Chester’s budget shows spike in capital spending, status quo on tax rates

CHESTER — Residential and commercial tax rates in 2022-23 are unchanged in the Municipality of Chester but annual sewer charges...

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Wednesday 25 May 2022

Mahone Bay product climbing the ladder of success in the baseball world

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MAHONE BAY - Standing six-foot-five-inches tall and weighing in at 195 pounds, Jack Laws has a good, baseball pitcher...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Mahone Bay civic politician takes temporary leave to deal with health issues

MAHONE BAY — A civic politician representing this town is sidelined for a couple months because of health reasons.

Town council...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Lunenburg house of worship unveils project, makes plans to mark 250th birthday

LUNENBURG — The long tradition of the Zion Lutheran Church in this town is being celebrated with special activities, a...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Hospital expansion fundraisers seek cash commitments from area municipalities

BRIDGEWATER — Supporters working to raise money toward the multi-year multi-million dollar hospital expansion project in Bridgewater are seeking financial...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Forestry and the demise of birds

I recently read an article by Matt Betts, who is an honours research associate at the University of New Brunswick...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Dartmouth man denies willful promotion of hatred charge

BRIDGEWATER — A Dartmouth man accused of wilfully promoting hate against "the Black community, including African Nova Scotians" is challenging...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Bridgewater Ready Mix applies to build new concrete manufacturing facility

BRIDGEWATER — Bridgewater Ready Mix will deploy up-to-date technology in a modernized new concrete production facility planned for Cook Road,...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Breath of Fresh Air Theatre Group returns to the stage

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Theatre-goers will be delighted at the news that there will be a two-for-one special at the Astor Theatre June...

Wednesday 25 May 2022

A bit of Broadway is being brought to Mahone Bay

MAHONE BAY – A new musical theatre program for youth will make its debut this summer.

The South Shore Summer Theatre...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

The yellow-bellied sapsucker

As I drove through Middlewood on May 8 I saw a yellow-bellied sapsucker on a telephone pole alongside the road....

Wednesday 18 May 2022

SQMS Girls doubles team wins provincial title

LIVERPOOL – The South Queens Middle School tandem of Josey Huskins and Calla Brown won the School Sport Nova Scotia...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Spotlight put on supposed RCMP missteps at mass casualty commission hearings

Public hearings probing April 2020’s mass shooting in rural Nova Scotia are putting a spotlight on major missteps by the...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Running for the roses

It's extraordinary when a little guy, an outsider, unexpectedly wins a big event. This year's Kentucky Derby was notable for...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Queens County Music Festival celebrates 76 years

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LIVERPOOL - The Queens County Music Festival returned to the stage this year, this time with no disruptions. The...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Province pauses WestFor’s harvest plans for watershed area

HALIFAX — The province hit the pause button on a consortium of forest companies’ plans to harvest about 50 hectares...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

PPC leader makes stops along the South Shore during provincial tour

BRIDGEWATER - Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) made a tour stop on the South Shore...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Plenty of power on display at the New Ross horse and ox pulls

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NEW ROSS - The annual spring New Ross horse and ox pulls were held May 7 at the New...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

North Brookfield man jailed for possessing child porn

BRIDGEWATER — A second child pornography conviction in six years resulted in Vernon Lionel Bent receiving another jail sentence related...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Locals volunteer in Poland in aid of Ukraine

MAHONE BAY - Some donate money to a cause and others give of their time. Mahone Bay's Lynn Hennigar is...

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Fire levels waterfront cabin in Hubbards

HUBBARDS — Volunteer firefighters in this community spent about five hours dousing hot spots on a lakefront property where a...

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