Wednesday 7 November 2018

Queens-Shelburne MLA named to PC shadow cabinet

Kim Masland, the MLA for Queens-Shelburne, has found a place in the shadow cabinet of newly minted Progressive Conservative leader...

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Mahone Bay Islands Conservation Association holding annual fundraiser

Development, with the associated risk of sewage leaking into the bay, and its impact on the environment as well as...

Monday 5 November 2018

Hundreds drawn to BFDB’s Armistice Concert

It was a celebration of the best of times, and remembrance of the worst of times, that drew about 200...

Sunday 4 November 2018

Firefighters respond to electrical fire in Lunenburg

An electrical fire caused when a boat near the Lunenburg Foundry on Burma Road touched the power lines drew fire...

Friday 2 November 2018

Class act

With its demanding physical exertion, Highland dancing is no walk in the park.

But Angela McKinnon of Pine Grove is managing...

Thursday 1 November 2018

Repairs to Bridgewater’s Old Bridge requires temporary closure of span

Expect traffic congestion around Bridgewater during early to mid-November as crews complete repairs to a downtown bridge that will remain...

Wednesday 31 October 2018

MODL hosting “connectivity chats” to inform residents of Internet project progress

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) is hosting a series of “connectivity chats” to talk about approved and...

Tuesday 30 October 2018

The Bounty — A tale of two ships

With its dramatic conflict, exotic locations and adventure on the high sees, the spell-binding historical event of the mutiny on...

Monday 29 October 2018

Blockhouse power substation struck by lightning twice within two-week period


It might be time for Nova Scotia Power to buy a lottery ticket.

Among the causes of some of the seemingly...

Friday 26 October 2018

Wastewater plant biofilter project nears completion

It’s unlikely the biofilter system designed to combat the stink at Lunenburg’s wastewater treatment plant will be finished by a...

Thursday 25 October 2018

Councillor’s cancer battle not keeping him away from government duties

First-term Lunenburg town councillor Joseph Carnevale is back attending civic government meetings in person as he continues to undergo treatment...

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Town of Bridgewater names new CAO

The Town of Bridgewater has named Tammy Wilson as its next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). She replaces Richard MacLellan, who...

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Patients in Lunenburg to be recruited for new national Lyme disease research project

Frontline clinicians in Lunenburg will be recruiting patients on the South Shore in a new, $340,000 project to collect research...

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Police dog assists in arrest of assault suspect in Lunenburg County

An RCMP police dog tracked down an assault suspect in Lunenburg County on October 22, successfully resulting in an arrest.


Tuesday 23 October 2018

Lunenburg District RCMP arrest two impaired drivers within a 24-hour period

Lunenburg District RCMP picked up two impaired drivers in less than 24 hours on October 20, the police reported.

Shortly before...

Monday 22 October 2018

Mi’kmaw flag permanency in Lunenburg still up in the air

A flag went up in Lunenburg marking Mi’kmaw history month, but a decision about flying the banner permanently is still...

Monday 22 October 2018

Five times over legal limit, woman arrested in Lunenburg County

A woman whose breath samples were five times the legal limit is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on...

Sunday 21 October 2018

Police seek missing woman last spotted in Queens County

A woman last seen by police in Queens County on October 17 is missing, and both family and police are...

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Region of Queens Municipality turns down aquatic centre proposal

The dream of a new aquatic facility for the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) is dead in the water.

RQM representatives...

Monday 15 October 2018

MODL working on kinks in straight pipe program

With 55 straight pipe systems replaced and a further 25 replacements expected to be completed by the end of the...

Friday 12 October 2018

Elizabeth Bailey’s saucy new cookbook

Although Elisabeth Bailey has written three cookbooks, meal preparation at her Lunenburg home is a shared family experience. Son Charlie,...

Thursday 11 October 2018

Vandalism will not alter the past

We are less than a month away from marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War, and...

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Bridgewater Chief Administrative Officer resigns

After only about a year with the Town of Bridgewater, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Richard MacLellan is calling it quits....

Sunday 7 October 2018

Woman injured in two car accident in LaHave

Photographer Peter Josephson came across a two-car collision on Highway 331 in LaHave around 8:30 p.m. on October 6.

Firefighters attended...

Friday 5 October 2018

Federal fisheries department restricts Ocearch’s chumming territory

The U.S.-based research group Ocearch has reached a deal with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to stop chumming within three...

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