Wednesday 21 November 2018

Additional repairs delay reopening of Bridgewater’s old bridge

Motor vehicle traffic congestion centred within the Main Street of the South Shore continues as workers with the province’s transportation...

Tuesday 20 November 2018

‘Chunk of history’ lives on as front lawn sculpture in Bridgewater

Civic politicians in Bridgewater granted a Jubilee Road resident’s appeal of a municipal order that called for the removal of...

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Mahone Bay-area solider calls for public help after medals, army kit are stolen

A decorated soldier from the Mahone Bay area who served in Afghanistan is calling for the public’s help after his...

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Chester Basin man arrested for impaired driving after fleeing two collision scenes

RCMP arrested and charged a Chester Basin man with impaired driving after he fled two collisions on November 13.

The incident...

Monday 12 November 2018

The South Shore remembers


“…At the going down of the sun, and in the morning. We will remember them…” a portion of the poem,...

Monday 12 November 2018

Lunenburg County man, 41, charged with impaired driving after Remembrance Day car rampage

The driver who rampaged through Lunenburg in a black truck on November 11 has been charged with impaired driving and...

Monday 12 November 2018

False abduction story leads to girl’s arrest in Queens County

A 16-year-old girl from Lower Sackville has been charged with public mischief after sending misleading texts suggesting that she was...

Sunday 11 November 2018

Driver causes havoc in Lunenburg on Remembrance Day

An allegedly intoxicated driver left a swath of destruction in his wake on November 11, smashing cars and structures in...

Friday 9 November 2018

Queens RCMP seek stolen ATV

Queens District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find an ATV stolen in South Brookfield.

The 2017 red Honda...

Friday 9 November 2018

One hundred bells will mark anniversary of peace

On November 11, at the going down of the sun, communities across the South Shore, across Nova Scotia, across Canada,...

Thursday 8 November 2018

The ‘war to end all wars’ recounted in new books

The 100th anniversary of the end of the “war to end all wars” has inspired a number of books about...

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.


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