Wednesday 5 June 2019

Cost of new MODL municipal service building rises

The new municipal services building is now expected to cost $8.7-million, up from the original estimate of $7.6 million. The...

Monday 3 June 2019

HIFF to feature four South Shore filmmakers

As filmmakers from around the world descend on Nova Scotia June 12 to 15 for the 13th annual Halifax Independent...

Friday 31 May 2019

Dodgy business

Charles Mandel, photo

Rush hour motorists dodged an upturned trash bin and its contents on the new bridge in Bridgewater on...

Thursday 30 May 2019

Alleged weapons smuggling probe with ties to Lower Rose Bay leads to gun charges

An October arraignment date in Bridgewater awaits a Quebec man who faces gun charges in connection with an alleged prohibited...

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Retiring town crier marks end of era with present, past leaders

Civic government leadership of Bridgewater’s present and past were in council chambers acknowledging the end of an era for long-time...

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Charges filed against New Brunswick man accused of crashing vehicle into fence, truck

Charges have been filed against a New Brunswick man whom the Bridgewater Police Service alleges was driving a burgundy BMW...

Monday 27 May 2019

An unusual visitor


A cattle egret spotted sunning itself on a garage roof in Blockhouse. It might seem that the bird,...

Friday 24 May 2019

New District Commander for RQM RCMP

The Region of Queens Municipality has a new top cop.

Queens District RCMP announced Staff Sergeant Dan Archibald as the new...

Friday 24 May 2019


Award-nominated authors to read in Liverpool

The annual reading to celebrate the best in Atlantic Canadian fiction, with the authors in...

Thursday 23 May 2019

Eight people rescued after sailboat runs aground on Cross Island

None of the eight people aboard a Quebec-owned racing sailboat were hurt when the vessel ran aground May 22 on...

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Town hall for new ‘green deal’ scheduled for Bridgewater

Bridgewater will be host to one of more than 150 town halls on the newly announced Pact for a Green...

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Iconic shop re-opens with new owner

Mahone Bay’s iconic Jo-Ann’s Deli, Market & Bake Shop opened its doors to its 34th season on May 16 under...

Sunday 19 May 2019

Horse plunges through business’s plate glass window in Lunenburg

A horse and buggy tour in Lunenburg went awry on May 19 when the horse spooked and took off running...

Saturday 18 May 2019

Blandford man dead after two vehicle collision in Hubbards

A 70-year-old Blandford man is dead after a two vehicle collision on Highway 3 in Hubbards just after 11:30 a.m....

Friday 17 May 2019

Hinchinbrook able to ride on with new grant

The therapeutic riding program at Hinchinbrook Farm in Blockhouse received some major financial nourishment that will help it carry on...

Thursday 16 May 2019

RCMP’s top cop in Lunenburg County moving to Los Angeles

The RCMP’s top cop in Lunenburg County is heading to Lotusland.

Staff Sgt. Steve MacQueen officially starts work this summer in...

Thursday 16 May 2019

Mahone Bay’s AtlanTick receives major infusion of funds

Lisa Ali Learning of Mahone Bay is the beneficiary of federal government largess to the tune of $100,000. Learning is...

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Devi School fundraising concert scheduled for May 17


Students from the Devi School in Mill Village are holding a fundraising concert Friday, May 17 at Queens Place Emera...

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Aqualitas enters the recreational cannabis market

Would Hilton the shark approve? It’s hard to say, but on May 16 Brooklyn-based Aqualitas is launching its line of...

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Bridgewater wins $5 million Smart Cities Challenge

Some sights and sounds from Tuesday’s announcement in Ottawa after Infrastructure Canada announced the Main Street of the South Shore...

Monday 13 May 2019

Local Shambhala group transforms into new society

Members of the former South Shore Shambhala Meditation Centre in Mahone Bay will hold a grand opening May 19 to...

Friday 10 May 2019

Early morning fire at Kaizer Meadow Landfill


Fire broke out early this morning at the Kaizer Meadow Landfill and as of 10:28 a.m. was listed under...

Thursday 9 May 2019


Artist Alan Syliboy brings band to Bayview Community School

Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers present a multidisciplinary concert of charging rhythms...

Thursday 9 May 2019

Cone of silence prevails in aftermath of news about Bayview principal’s past conduct

Education officials are maintaining a cone of silence in the wake of a Halifax law firm’s independent probe that found...

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Annual Riverport road race set to run again

What started 13 years ago as an event for community members to support the efforts of the students of the...

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