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The president of a local forestry company says he's not sure restrictions on the movement of hemlock will stop the spread of a pest that has been spotted across Southwest Nova Scotia.Wade Turner...

Post date: January 18, 2018

This fall we reported on a project by Petite Riviere Elementary School to raise chickens.The eggs have hatched and the chickens are now mature and laying eggs of their own.Teacher, Kristy Boutilier...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Funeral services for three of the four children who died in a house fire in Pubnico Head on January 7th have been announced. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home and...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Elections Nova Scotia is still trying to engage younger voters to participate in the electoral process. The province's chief electoral officer released Volume 2 of a report into the May 30, 2017...

Post date: January 18, 2018

The deadline to nominate an outstanding volunteer in your community is fast approaching.The Town of Bridgewater is looking for a representative at the Provincial Volunteer Awards in April.They're...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Millions of people across the world will be marching Saturday for the second annual Women's March.It's in solidarity with other women's and human rights groups.Executive Director of...

Post date: January 18, 2018

​All schools in the Tri-County Regional School Board (Shelburne, Digby and Yarmouth Counties) will be closed today, Thursday, January 18, due to road conditions. The CSAP has cancelled classes for...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Lumberjacks from across the province will be in Barrington this summer. The Nova Scotia Lumberjack Competition will be held in the Shelburne County community this June. Burlin Nickerson, a...

Post date: January 18, 2018

The barrels in Lunenburg are bursting at the seams and the federal government is stepping in help out.Ironworks Distillery just received $160,000 in a repayable loan from Atlantic Canada...

Post date: January 17, 2018

A former councillor with the Town of Bridgewater has passed away.Greg Ritcey died in hospital yesterday.Ritcey sat on council for one term from 2008 to 2012.During the 2016 election, he also took a...

Post date: January 17, 2018

The MLA for one of the province's Acadian ridings says recommendations from the Independent Commission on Effective Electoral Representation were well-thought out. The McNeil government created...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Tri-County Regional School Board Schools (Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne Counties) will be dismissing 3 hours early today due to impending weather. The CSAP is also dismissing students 3 hours...

Post date: January 17, 2018

An alternative to hospital birth is being lost on the South Shore.Nova Scotia has approximately ten midwife positions across the province, two of which are based in the South Shore.Both of those...

Post date: January 16, 2018

It's winter and people want to skate on frozen lakes and ponds in the area.But as temperatures fluctuate, you can't always know how thick the ice is beneath your feet.Safety becomes an issue...

Post date: January 16, 2018

There's a lot of discussion about whether or not Nova Scotia should ban plastic bags. HRM council will be discussing the issue over the next few months about banning the products in that...

Post date: January 16, 2018

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