Wednesday 8 July 2020

South Shore real estate sees winds of change

The South Shore’s real estate landscape has changed substantially since the pandemic hit, with one of the area’s prime real...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Some Bridgewater parks reclassified as trails

Changes authorized by civic politicians in Bridgewater in recent weeks reclassifies town-owned parks as trails, meaning routes, such as ones...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Smoke condition at Queens County makes for tense moments

A report of smoke flowing into the main lodge building through the duct system of a Queens County establishment had...

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Wednesday 8 July 2020

Samantha Battaglia to create MODL’s next Art on the Trail project

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is launching another Art on the Trail project to encourage people to...

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Wednesday 8 July 2020

Proposed affordable housing units to be larger than originally planned

Units inside a residential complex slated to be built off Victoria Road in Bridgewater will be bigger than originally planned,...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

North Queens business group secures federal funds to boost tourism

The federal government has committed $46,000 to the North Queens Board of Trade to help the local business group develop...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Lunenburg’s heritage society transfers bandstand interest to town

The Town of Lunenburg and the Lunenburg Heritage Society have ended their lease arrangement concerning the bandstand with the fixture’s...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

LSA re-opening with summer programs

It’s become emblematic of summer locally to see painters, young and old, poised next to easels, concentrating on capturing the...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

LAMP goers to enjoy cushioned concerts

While music enthusiasts have happily alighted upon the wooden chairs in the Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance’s (LAMP’s) concert hall...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Fire scorches over five hectares of land

Nova Scotia’s Department of Lands and Forestry said a fire in the woods near New Germany is under investigation.

Volunteer firefighters...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Farmers’ market reaches deal with Bridgewater to operate at former rink

Bridgewater’s Farmers’ Market and the town recently reached a one-year deal allowing vendors to use space within the former Empire...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Expensing of yacht club dues allowable under MLA financial rules

Local MLA Hugh MacKay’s expense claims containing memberships to the Chester Yacht Club raised eyebrows with some political observers, but...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Businesses bow out amid COVID pressures

Two long-serving businesses on the South Shore succumbed to the vagaries of the COVID-19 pandemic last month.

The owner of the...

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Bridgewater changing outdoor patio rules in wake of Firkenstein request

Bridgewater and the Firkenstein Brewery reached a conditional arrangement allowing the King Street business to lease a trinity of Town...

Monday 6 July 2020

Feds issue procurement for removal of former HMCS Cormorant from Bridgewater’s waterfront

The Cormorant chronicles’ final chapter is a step closer to writing as Fisheries and Oceans Canada released a procurement document...

Thursday 2 July 2020

U.S. balloon ends up in Queens County

Amateur radio operators from Queens County and the Annapolis Valley helped track down a California balloon involved in a cross-continent...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Town budgets $150,000 toward Bridgewater Memorial Arena renovation

The Town of Bridgewater laid a new path forward for its former ice rink, shelving a proposed six-figure spending on...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Q-League’s Voltigeurs draft Bridgewater centre

Bridgewater’s Luke Woodworth, the 11th overall selection in the recent Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) draft, aims to be...

Thursday 2 July 2020

New Germany gives new meaning to a COVID “cancel”

When the pandemic put paid to any notion of a social activity celebrating the New Germany Lions Club’s 35th anniversary...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Lunenburg salutes built heritage

Lunenburg celebrated some of its built history on the occasion of its 267th birthday.

Six properties were recently honoured with heritage...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Lunenburg reduces residential, commercial tax rates

In a time when financial figures need adjustment and re-tweaking because of pressures brought on by coronavirus uncertainty, the Town...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Junior B Privateers seek contract adjustments from Region of Queens

The Liverpool Junior B Privateers seek reinstatement of some financial terms, such as revenue-sharing, which encompassed a previous long-term deal...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Fresh Cuts Market nominated under Shine On campaign

With two big grocery chain stores in town, Bridgewater may not be the easiest place for a smaller grocery business...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Bridgewater commits nearly $300,000 toward radio tower replacement

Bridgewater transmitted $295,000 into its 2020-21 capital budget toward replacing an aging, unsafe and un-repairable radio tower largely used for...

Thursday 2 July 2020

Blockhouse Hill development still on Lunenburg’s radar

A staff report examining potential land sale, surveying, traffic analysis, and other considerations will come to Lunenburg civic politicians as...

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