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Wednesday 15 September 2021

Dogs chasing shore birds pose a risk for those who migrate

I made a trip to Cherry Hill Beach on September 1 and was rewarded with seeing a buff-breasted sandpiper. It...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Wrong number prompts thoughts of the right choices

The voicemail that I’d received was not intended for me. The caller had simply dialled the wrong number.

But the message...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Warm up to these fire safety tips

Everyone enjoys a campfire or just sitting beside a woodstove and watching the flames. My Cape Breton grandmother had a...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

VON hot meal delivery program expanding to North Queens

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) program in Queens County is expanding its hot meal delivery services...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

RQM council changes format for regular meetings

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Councillors with the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) conducted their council meeting on September 14 with a...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Ribbon cut for new Avgas system at airport

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Soon pilots will be able to fly their planes in to the South Shore Regional Airport and...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Residents of Riverport looking to make community use of grounds of demolished school

Natalie O’Mara and her family live just a few doors down from the former Riverport District Consolidated Elementary School in...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Red-eyed vireos prolific among migrants

One of the species that I’ve come across with almost every group of migrants that I’ve seen is the red-eyed...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Province’s speak-up-for-health-care tour expected this way September 22

Doctors, nurses, paramedics and the like in the Nova Scotia Health zone servicing hospitals in Queens and Lunenburg counties were...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Local musician to host fundraiser for caring hospital staff

It’s better late than never and Christopher Craig is sticking to his promise to host a fundraiser in support of...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Firms secure jobs making fixes at Bridgewater’s sewer plant

Engineering and environmental services company, CBCL, which has an office in Halifax,...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Lack of affordable housing prompts local family to live in a tent, bus

Dayle Crouse isn’t looking for sympathy, praise or handouts; she simply wants to bring attention to the lack of affordable...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Bridgewater police mark five years of Davis’s dog services

Five years ago this month, the first four-legged member of Bridgewater’s municipal police force was formally sworn-in. With some encouragement...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Bricks and mortar cement further gratitude for donors’ support

It may have taken years, but a second wall dedicated to donors in the brick fundraiser for the New Germany...

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Annual Lunenburg Literary Festival returns as an in-person event

Now in its sixth year and in contrast with last year’s online event, the Lunenburg Literary Festival returns September 23...

Tuesday 21 September 2021

South Shore-St. Margaret’s turns blue

Following hard on the heels of Lunenburg and Queens counties voting in Progressive Conservative candidates in the August 17 provincial...

Monday 20 September 2021

Calling all naturalists

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Following a successful launch last year, the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI) once again is hosting its...

Friday 17 September 2021

Woodland wonders

Abbey and Jonathan Veinotte are the youngest landowners to capture woodland-owners-of-the-year honours in Nova Scotia since the provincials resource stewardship...

Friday 17 September 2021

Window to comment on Coastal Protection Act closing

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two years after passing the Coastal Protection Act (Bill 106) in 2019, the Nova Scotia government now...

Friday 17 September 2021

On the election homestretch — Rick Perkins

The candidates in the September 20 federal election are now on the homestretch. LighthouseNOW talked to the four who are...

Thursday 16 September 2021

Play park fundraising goal surpassed, though fundraising continues

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The committee tasked with raising funds for a Universally Designed Play Park has reason to celebrate. Last...

Thursday 16 September 2021

On the election homestretch — Olivia Dorey

The candidates in the September 20 federal election are now on the homestretch. LighthouseNOW talked to the four who are...

Thursday 16 September 2021

On the election homestretch — Bernadette Jordan

The candidates in the September 20 federal election are now on the homestretch. LighthouseNOW talked to the four who are...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Wonky hotel air-conditioning stalls blood donations in Cookville

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) staff were left scurrying around a sweltering hotel conference room checking indoor temperatures and finally postponed...

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Voglers Cove shots-fired call results in charges against local senior

RCMP filed weapons charges against a Lunenburg County man, alleging he used an imitation long gun to fire a shot...

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