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Thursday 18 April 2019

Taxpayers spend $1.5 million on Lunenburg waterfront work

The Big Boat Shed, an iconic structure on Lunenburg’s waterfront, will be subject to stabilization work, have its floor re-constructed,...

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Fighting the rising tide

The Atlantic Ocean is on the rise, and very soon the coastal communities of Nova Scotia will pay for it.

“Sea...

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Bridgewater to host Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup in 2020

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The world is coming back to Bridgewater.

The Main Street of the South Shore will host the Canadian Tire Para...

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Province commits $350,000 toward new Bridgewater transit bus

The province rolled into Bridgewater with $350,000 designated toward a new bus for the town’s transit system.

The Department of Communities,...

Monday 15 April 2019

New Germany man and Bridgewater woman arrested in Halifax during environmental protest

A New Germany man and a woman from Bridgewater were both arrested in Halifax on April 15 during a gathering...

Friday 12 April 2019

MLA opposes Liverpool Bay fish farm expansion

Pressure and opposition against the proposed expansion of aquaculture pens in Liverpool Bay continues to mount with Kim Masland, the...

Friday 12 April 2019

Magic, the vet, and the ‘chicken whisperers’

Something special has been happening in the community of Petite Riviere that’s worth crowing about.

It all began with a brown...

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Thursday 11 April 2019

Conquerall Mills boy presents petition in Bridgewater calling for plastic bag ban

Nine year old Neco Steele presented a 238-signature petition to civic politicians in Bridgewater, encouraging town council to legislate a...

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Two more South Shore schools to get pre-primary program

The provincial Education and Early Childhood Development Department plans to add more schools to its pre-primary program this September in...

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Wednesday 10 April 2019

Bridgewater, MODL seek alternative operating model for troubled sports centre

In the short term, the troubled HB Studios Sports Centre will not receive any more funding.

At a special joint meeting...

Monday 8 April 2019

Ocearch to reveal ‘plans for 2019 and beyond’ during Nova Scotia trip this month

Ocearch, the U.S.-based non-profit group best known for tagging and tracking great white sharks, is returning to Lunenburg County this...

Friday 5 April 2019

The old guys still have it

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Although the speed of the game may be a bit slower and the recovery time a little longer, the competitiveness...

Wednesday 3 April 2019

Bridgewater Kinsmen, Cystic Fibrosis Canada salute ongoing accord

A good portion of Nick Evans’ quality of life leading up to last summer was nothing short of a struggle...

Monday 1 April 2019

Protesters against aquaculture expansion disrupt RQM council

Acrimony and emotion boiled over, disrupting the regular Region of Queens (RQM) council meeting of March 26 as more than...

Sunday 31 March 2019

Folk Fiesta! launches Harbour Festival on a high note

Matt Andersen, Joel Plaskett, and The Jerry Cans are among the 25 high-profile acts who will play the Lunenburg Folk...

Saturday 30 March 2019

Long serving High Liner executive, Henry Demone, set to retire

Henry Demone, the long-time High Liner Foods Incorporated chairman, will step down from the Lunenburg company’s board of directors in...

Friday 29 March 2019

High times! Brooklyn’s Aqualitas awarded federal approval for medical and recreational cannabis

Aqualitas Inc., the Brooklyn-based cannabis producer, hit a major benchmark March 29 when Health Canada awarded the startup its medical...

Thursday 28 March 2019

Folk Harbour Society holding special meeting to discuss buying Lunenburg Opera House

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society board of directors has called an extraordinary general meeting for April 11 to discuss a...

Wednesday 27 March 2019

After two years languishing on the market, Lunenburg’s Opera House may be sold soon

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At least two artistic groups are potentially interested in buying the historical Lunenburg Opera House, according to the executive director...

Monday 25 March 2019

New tool helps parents ferret out fake news

As so-called “fake news” and other deceptions becomes increasingly linked to modern communications, the South Shore Regional Centre for Education...

Sunday 24 March 2019

Advocacy group gears up for fight against fish farm expansion in Liverpool Bay

The fight against the expansion of aquaculture in Liverpool Bay intensified March 23 when an advocacy group against the proposed...

Saturday 23 March 2019

Halifax developers plan to invest millions in Bridgewater downtown

A group of investors from Halifax are buying the former BMO Bank of Montreal building on Bridgewater's King Street and...

Friday 22 March 2019

Fancy Lake residents call for flood control system

Residents surrounding Fancy Lake in Lunenburg County who are worried about a repeat of the massive flood that damaged homes...

Friday 22 March 2019

Bridgewater woman facing attempted murder charges

A Bridgewater woman has been charged with attempted murder after police responded to a 911 call to the King and...

Thursday 21 March 2019

In a heart-rending letter, a Bridgewater father challenges N.S. mental health system after his son’s death

Editor's note: This is the complete text of the letter that Bridgewater's Stephen Nauss sent to LighthouseNOW following the suicide...

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