Monday 5 April 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

RCMP ID suspects in Chester playground fire

Authorities identified a pair of young people as suspects in a Chester outdoor playground...

Monday 5 April 2021

Liverpool to host curling pre-trials

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Canada’s curling teams will take a step closer toward representing the country at the 2022 Winter Olympics...

Monday 5 April 2021

LITF cancelled for 2021

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Liverpool International Theatre Festival (LITF), scheduled for this October, has been cancelled.

The announcement was a made...

Monday 5 April 2021

County sees wildland fires days before provincial burn restrictions in effect

A number of brush and woods fires broke out in Lunenburg County during sunny, and windy, days leading up to...

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Monday 5 April 2021

Chester latest local stop for public health’s mobile COVID-19 testing

Nova Scotia public health officials returned to Lunenburg County where hundreds turned out for another round of COVID-19 testing.

More than...

Monday 5 April 2021

Briefcase

Police car involved in collision

No one was hurt as a marked Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) cruiser was involved in a...

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Monday 5 April 2021

Bridgewater family brings solar system to walking trail

Do the solar system and local nature mix?

If you ask the McNeary family of Bridgewater, it’s a resounding yes.

For two...

Thursday 1 April 2021

Liverpool pizzeria closes down due to positive COVID-19 test

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A Liverpool restaurant closed and the Queens Manor home for special care shut down visitation following a...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Woman rescued from Maders Cove shoreline after slip-and-fall incident

First responders were called out to rescue a woman who sustained a leg injury when she slipped on ice and...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

South Shore Public Libraries postings cause stir in BIPOC community

Some recent social media posts by South Shore Public Libraries (SSPL) regarding the popular Dr. Seuss children’s books left members...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Saltbox chosen to toast Bluenose’s 100th with commemorative beer

Mahone Bay's Saltbox Brewing Co. has been approved to make and distribute an official commemorative ale to mark the 100th...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Queens students Zoom in on Mersey water issue with Fisheries Minister

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Grade 7 class at South Queens Middle School was paid a virtual visit by the Honourable...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Queens General Hospital designated an AstraZeneca roll-out site

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Queens General Hospital in Liverpool is one of 12 family physician sites and 13 pharmacies that will...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Ottawa commits close to $600,000 to make Keji greener

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Kejimkujik National Park is getting a little greener.

The federal government has announced plans to invest $589,400 toward...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

MODL in talks with buyer for former admin building

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is in talks with a buyer interested in purchasing its former administration...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Lunenburg galleries to co-habitate, co-operate under one roof

The Cranston Gallery in Lunenburg enjoyed a stellar year in 2020, despite, or rather as a result of, the COVID-19...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Liverpool host society wins national award for sports event

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Liverpool Championship Host Society is the winner of the latest Sport Tourism Canada PRESTIGE International Sports...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Liberal nomination hokey-pokey in Lunenburg West

Lunenburg West Grits played a political game of hokey-pokey in hopes of replacing outgoing Liberal MLA Mark Furey, with one...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

HB Studios lands deal involving superstar golfer Tiger Woods

Lunenburg’s HB Studios Multimedia Ltd. may have hit a hole-in-one with the pending acquisition of the company by the major...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Electricity utility briefs Bridgewater on local roll out of smart meters

The province’s private sector electricity utility is trying to boost confidence in its roll-out of smart meters across Lunenburg County...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Dublin Shore outbuilding goes up in flames

A garage went up in flames in Dublin Shore, but the area’s fire chief says if there were a change...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Councillors question bid scoring, still award procurement for $200,000 worth of wastewater work

Lunenburg awarded CBCL Engineering a $200,000 deal for pre-design work on the Starr Street wastewater treatment plant and discharge outfall...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Bridgewater buys $24,000 worth of High Street land to support infrastructure project

The acquisition of nearly $24,000 worth of private land bordering High Street clears the way for Bridgewater to widen the...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

BRIDGEWATER BRIEFS

Wastewater, energy work occupy Bridgewater’s mandate

Below surface sewer piping “acceptable years ago” but “rightfully unacceptable now” is a big money...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Annapolis County business wins $135,000 tender to renovate Mahone Bay’s town hall

Mid-Valley Construction of Annapolis County is expected to complete renovations to all three floors of town hall in Mahone Bay,...

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