Thursday 20 September 2018

Philanthropist Stephan Sander calls Bridgewater his ‘heart and soul’

The legacy of Stephen Sander came full circle on September 19.

The former Bridgewater Elementary School (BES) teacher who went on...

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Lights, camera…Lunenburg Doc Fest!

The Lunenburg Doc Fest has “quadrupled” its budget in size since its modest beginnings in 2014 and now attracts close...

Monday 17 September 2018

The restaurant that wasn’t

When is restaurant not a restaurant?

It's a question that arose in Lunenburg recently thanks to virtual reality technology that a...

Thursday 13 September 2018

Police dog Davis takes down first suspect after foot chase in Bridgewater

The September 10 arrest of a suspect wanted in relation to alleged violent crimes in town marks a milestone for...

Thursday 13 September 2018

MODL sets dates for public meetings

The Big Tancook Recreational Centre will be the site of the first Your Government, Your Ideas meeting.

“These meetings are an...

Wednesday 12 September 2018

MODL blocks Lumberjacks funding request

The South Shore Lumberjacks Junior A hockey team has experienced a shutout in its attempt to get funding from the...

Tuesday 11 September 2018

MODL announces ‘last mile’ Internet coverage on its way

As part of the federal govenment’s recently announced Connect to Innovate Project, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is...

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Group concerned about roadwork at Crescent Beach causeway

Members of the The Friends of Crescent Beach Green Bay and Area Society have expressed concern over plans by the...

Monday 10 September 2018

Sea Songs and Shanties promises a rollicking good time

This month the hauntingly rich sounds of Maritime history will echo in the Mahone Bay and Blue Rocks areas as...

Monday 10 September 2018

Bridgewater woman to lead sales, marketing for software company

Jennie King, a native of Bridgewater, has left her position as managing director with the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo...

Saturday 8 September 2018

Early morning Bridgewater fire displaces four residents

Four adults were forced out of a house with three apartments in downtown Bridgewater in the early hours of September...

Friday 7 September 2018

New bus service to serve the South Shore

As predicted back in June, Maritime Bus is starting a new service between Halifax and Lunenburg that will also link...

Friday 7 September 2018

Historical Girl Guide Cabin likely to be sold

The Town of Bridgewater staff are recommending the town sell the property the Girl Guides have considered their own for...

Thursday 6 September 2018

Meet the real rural ink

The walls of his establishment on Lunenburg’s Falkland Street are adorned with a myriad of artistic drawings he created, and...

Thursday 6 September 2018

Authorities say cause of Bridgewater house fire is accidental

Police say the cause of a fire in the early morning hours of September 5 that substantially damaged a Bridgewater...

Wednesday 5 September 2018

Care to buy some ‘Reef?’

Although none of the first suppliers providing the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) with cannabis products are from Nova Scotia,...

Saturday 1 September 2018

Four men sent to hospital in Lunenburg County motorcycle accident

A crash in Lunenburg County involving four motorcycles has sent four men to hospital.

The accident took place just after 9...

Friday 31 August 2018

Impaired Martins River driver charged after resisting arrest

Lunenburg District RCMP arrested an impaired driver August 28 after he tried to evade police, leading them on a high-speed...

Thursday 30 August 2018

Town of Bridgewater severs ties with former police chief John Collyer

The Town of Bridgewater issued a news release August 30 that says that it is no longer employing former Chief...

Thursday 30 August 2018

MODL’s subdivision by-law changes inching closer

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) council has conducted the first reading of its proposed Municipal Planning Strategy...

Wednesday 29 August 2018

New Germany man arrested after pharmacy break-in

A New Germany man is facing a number of charges after a break and enter at a pharmacy on Highway...

Wednesday 29 August 2018

New distillery to open in Chester Basin

If all goes according to plan, the South Shore will have a new distillery producing vodka and rum in time...

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Lower Branch Road car crash under investigation

Lunenburg District RCMP are investigating whether alcohol played a factor in a car crash on the afternoon of August 27...

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Public transport comes to RQM

Public transportation has finally arrived in Region of Queens Municipality (RQM).

During a presentation to council Aug. 28, Queens County Transit...

Monday 27 August 2018

An ‘axe-trodinary’ time was had by all

Story and Photos By GAYLE WILSON

Canada’s professional axe throwers got the opportunity to sharpen their skills in Liverpool on August...

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