Tuesday 19 October 2021

Queens RCMP asking the public for help

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance after a break-in at a convenience store in...

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Wednesday 13 October 2021

Wendie Wilson created an African Nova Scotian flag; some in the community say no one asked them about it

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Wanda Thomas (not to be confused with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard) said she had never heard of...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Thrills and chills of stock car racing action

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Audience and drivers alike experienced some thrills, chills and spills at the stock car and truck racing...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Queens supports groups through community fund

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two local organizations requested and will receive money from the Region of Queens Municipality’s (RQM’s) fund geared...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Province’s Off-Highway Vehicle pilot extended

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) drivers will be able to continue lawfully accessing trail connections in designated areas thanks...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Project shows close to a dozen tonnes of fishing-related debris recovered from ocean

The Lunenburg County-based environmental stewardship charity Coastal Action plans this winter to summarize its second year findings from its ghost...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

New cookbook brings old recipes back to life

Alice Burdick continues to share her love of cooking with others in her recently released second cookbook, Best East Coast...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Municipality gives $100,000 grant allowing society to buy land for development

Civic politicians representing the Chester area agreed to grant $100,000 to a volunteer organization working to establish new housing in...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Making the most of a merlin moment

I saw large numbers of raptors from September 17 through the 19, mostly along Digby Neck, Long Island and on...

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Wednesday 13 October 2021

I’d rather choose …

One of the tips from a popular money-management book entitled The Smart Cookies is something the authors refer to as...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Home support service expands to Caledonia

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens County Home Support (QCHS) opened an office in Caledonia to better serve north Queens area clients.

The...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

District 3 byelection in Chester slated for next month

Newly elected representation in the Municipality of Chester’s District 3 will be chosen next month as civic politicians set the...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Convicted sex offender denies historical charges

A 69-year-old Voglers Cove man charged with historical sex offences is testing the Crown’s case against him in a preliminary...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Burned wires cause smoke condition at Queens RCMP detachment

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Liverpool volunteer firefighters were summoned to a smoke condition at the Queens RCMP detachment October 2.

Responders were...

Wednesday 13 October 2021

n Municipality of Chester calls on province to lower speed limit

Civic politicians in the Municipality of Chester want the province’s...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Region of Queens bullish about province’s pledge of more municipal aid

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Nova Scotia municipalities will have access to $32 million in new money from the province to help...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Queens remembers respected former councillor

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Flags at the Region of Queens Municipality's (RQM) Administration building and Queens Place Emera Centre were lowered...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Queens County the backdrop for road program funding announcement

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The public works base in White Point served as a backdrop for the Houston government’s announcement two...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

New book a bounty of memories

Janet Coulter Sanford never thought she would do anything as interesting as teach school, but she did, and it opened...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Municipality of the District of Lunenburg briefs

Public engagement sessions for McCarthy’s rezoning application

MODL’s council voted unanimously at its September 14 meeting to direct staff to hold...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Municipal trail bridges get attention

A pair of trail bridges in Lunenburg County are getting some much-needed attention.

However, the span in most dire straits is...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Look for links between to-dos and purpose

How’s your to-do list? Does it motivate you by giving you purpose and direction? Or is it more like a...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Local provincial cabinet ministers talk mandate letters

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Newly-minted members of Nova Scotia’s executive council were handed ministerial mandate letters from Premier Tim Houston outlining...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Local Mountie wins national MADD award

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Const. Laura Cormier, of the Cookville RCMP detachment, has been trying to get an impaired driving prevention...

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Local curling fans can cheer on Liverpool’s own Jill Brothers

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Fans in Liverpool will have someone local to cheer for when the Home Hardware curling pre-trials are...

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