Friday 3 September 2021

RQM diversity and inclusion committee gaining its footing

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It’s been a couple of years since the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) first determined it wanted...

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Friday 3 September 2021

Messaging key to meeting our needs

We have lots of ways to communicate. We use words, of course, both written and spoken. But we also communicate...

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Friday 3 September 2021

Great shearwaters a treat to see on the sea

Last week I reported that I went on a pelagic bird outing out of Lunenburg to look for petrels, shearwaters,...

Friday 3 September 2021

Centenarian enjoys complimentary bus ride for her birthday

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Jean Mosher of South Brookfield turned 100 this summer and was gifted a ride by Queens County...

Friday 3 September 2021

Boaters soon to have new NS marina

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

COUNTRY HARBOUR – The Salsman Marina Park project in Country Harbour in the Municipality of the District...

Friday 3 September 2021

Astor Theatre Society chair guardedly optimistic about fall program

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The doors of Liverpool’s historic Town Hall Arts and Cultural Centre and the Astor Theatre will be...

Thursday 2 September 2021

RQM launches information hub site

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) has launched a new, online hub that provides residents access to...

Thursday 2 September 2021

Province undertakes $250,000 fix of Petite Riviere bridge

Nova Scotia's transportation department plans more than two weeks repairing the Highway 331 bridge in Petite Riviere, which is estimated...

Thursday 2 September 2021

Police seize handgun, cocaine in Upper LaHave drug probe

Authorities filed charges against a Lunenburg County senior following a probe into drug trafficking in the area.

In a statement issued...

Thursday 2 September 2021

Bridgewater mobilizes repaving blitz

The travelling public can expect some delays driving in Bridgewater over the next couple of weeks as the town mobilizes...

Wednesday 1 September 2021

South Shore MLAs react to Cabinet placements

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The fact that they are now cabinet ministers in Nova Scotia’s new PC government is beginning to...

Wednesday 1 September 2021

Absence of wind helps contain excavator fire

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

How an excavator caught on fire when it was running remains a mystery.

Firefighters from Greenfield and North...

Tuesday 31 August 2021

Students transitioning back to normal schooling

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It’s official: staff and students will continue to wear masks when schools open to full, in-class learning...

Monday 30 August 2021

Where’s the democracy here?

Democracy‎ is a fragile thing. It needs to be continuously monitored and reinforced, especially in these "trumpian times." At its...

Monday 30 August 2021

LOCAL BRIEFS

Six-figure spending on new school parking lot

A new $306,000 parking area at Park View Education Centre should be mostly finished...

Friday 27 August 2021

The seven kilometre dagger

If the Bay of Fundy were a whale, Cape Split would be the harpoon in her side, a jagged point...

Friday 27 August 2021

Power is multiplied by earning

It’s just a summer job to earn some money.” The young man on the flagging crew knows that his long...

Friday 27 August 2021

Mini Hank Snow Tribute Festival ends on a high note

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Mini Hank Snow Tribute Festival that was held August 13 and 14 ended on a high...

Friday 27 August 2021

Hidden paintings on local trails spreading joy

Special to Advocate Media

A local artist has been hiding acrylic paintings on various trails in Lunenburg County.

Lane McLelan, who has...

Friday 27 August 2021

Birding by boat

August 15 was the date for a pelagic field trip from Lunenburg organized by Jason Dain. I met up with...

Thursday 26 August 2021

South Shore businesses lighting up this summer and fall amid Patio Lantern Festival

A number of South Shore businesses are taking advantage of funding from the province to light up the summer and...

Thursday 26 August 2021

Protocol planning making things tough in advance of curling trials

Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Some of the top names in Canadian curling will be in Liverpool at the 2021 Home Hardware...

Thursday 26 August 2021

Judge sentences ex-RCMP superintendent to six months’ jail for possessing child porn

A provincial court judge recently sentenced a former high ranking member of the national police force caught with child sex...

Thursday 26 August 2021

Fines result from Christmas tree levy non-compliance

An industry organization advocating for various Christmas tree growers in the province, including harvesters in Lunenburg County, would rather see...

Wednesday 25 August 2021

Firm eyes former barracks site in Mill Cove for apartment project

An investment firm wants to redevelop the vacant barracks and apartment building neighbouring an elementary school in Mill Cove.

In recent...

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