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Wednesday 12 June 2024

New directive for cellphone use in schools announced

Nova Scotia - Beginning in September, students will be required to turn off their personal mobile devices and store them...

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Wednesday 12 June 2024

Former Centre school to meet wrecking ball

COOKVILLE — The former Centre Consolidated School is going to meet the wrecking ball.

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg...

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Chat bench to be installed in honour of classmate

LUNENBURG - The Lunenburg High School class of 1986 was a close one with just 31 graduates.

In January 2020, one...

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...

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Govts announce financial aid for pair of South Shore transit services

BRIDGEWATER — Two levels of government combined committed over $500,000 in taxpayers’ money to add additional vehicles to public transit...

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Diagolon flag imagery found on Bridgewater area properties

BRIDGEWATER — Law enforcement wants the public’s help in trying to identify the person or people responsible for spray-painting Bridgewater...

Sunday 9 June 2024

What does it mean to be supportive?

The need for support seems to surround us. Perhaps you see the struggles of friends, family, or community members. There’s...

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Sunday 9 June 2024

Trying to catch the big one

DAYSPRING - Nearly 200 registered young fishers tried their luck at the annual kids fishing derby held at the MARC...

Sunday 9 June 2024

Strum Island on the market for $15.8 million

OAKLAND — A privately-owned island near Mahone Bay can be yours for just shy of $16 million.

Strum Island, located in...

Sunday 9 June 2024

Province pledges $3.19 million in sewer, water projects for Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER — Taxpayers in the province are helping Bridgewater improve water access on the west side of town and acquire...

Sunday 9 June 2024

More spring arrivals to South Shore area

Since the last column I added four new birds to my year list. They were pileated woodpecker, blackburnian warbler, Canada...

Friday 7 June 2024

Taking care of the Queens

A few months ago, as anticipated, we started intaking female cats who were visibly pregnant. We had several foster homes...

Friday 7 June 2024

Having a blast at the spring carnival

LIVERPOOL - The Parents of Wickwire (POW) hosted their second annual spring carnival May 25th at the Dr. John C....

Thursday 6 June 2024

Bridgewater law enforcement acquiring new police dog

BRIDGEWATER — Davis, the town’s first dedicated police dog, is expected to relinquish his badge as law enforcement here works...

Wednesday 5 June 2024

Skating skills on display at annual skate show

BRIDGEWATER - The Bridgewater Skating Club hosted their annual Spring Ice Show at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre May 27.

Skaters...

Wednesday 5 June 2024

Annual Mahone Bay home and garden tour gives participants a behind-the-scenes look

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Mahone Bay is abuzz with anticipation as the community prepares for its highly anticipated annual Home...

Tuesday 4 June 2024

MLA urges public to give Paper Excellence Canada time to study mill prospects

BRIDGEWATER — The MLA representing Queens County cautions people to allow Paper Excellence Canada’s (PEC) business-case study into the potential...

Sunday 2 June 2024

Police raid apartment second time after informants claim resident “again” dealing cocaine - court records

BRIDGEWATER — Law enforcement searched an east side apartment in this town twice in a three-week span last year after...

Sunday 2 June 2024

B.C. company (Canada) studies viability of forestry mill in Queens County

LIVERPOOL - Local officials are bullish about the prospects of a new modern forestry mill in Queens County, should Northern...

Saturday 1 June 2024

Wooly weekend at Ross Farm Museum

NEW ROSS — It was a wooly weekend at the Ross Farm Museum in this Lunenburg County community.

The annual sheep...

Saturday 1 June 2024

More migrants return to the area

On May 19, I led a field trip for the Nova Scotia Bird Society on Cape Sable Island. The day...

Friday 31 May 2024

When saying “don’t” works

“Don’t” sounds like such a negative word, doesn’t it? Maybe that’s because it’s often used in commands, like “Don’t do...

Friday 31 May 2024

Shunpiking through art on Father’s Day

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BLUE ROCKS - If you want to do something special with your family for Father’s Day, the South Shore...

Friday 31 May 2024

Officials promote wildfire resilience strategies in Queens County

PORT JOLI — At least a couple dozen people attended a public event in Queens County to learn more about...

Friday 31 May 2024

Adoptables of the week

We are busy bees getting ready for our yard sale coming up June 1 and 2 at the Tri-District Fire...

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