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South Shore Public Libraries is dipping their toe in the movie streaming business. People can now get access to a service called Kanopy which, similar to Netflix, will allow you to stream from a...

Post date: March 14, 2017

Amalgamation may not be on the horizon but shared services between municipalities is on the rise. The Region of Queens recently entered into two agreements with the Municipality of Shelburne and...

Post date: March 14, 2017

A mixture of snow, rain and wind is on the way for Nova Scotia.An intense low pressure system has reached the Maritimes today from New England.Snow has started falling in our region and will spread...

Post date: March 14, 2017

The look of underwear and lingerie will be examined later this year in Shelburne County.The exhibit "Underneath it All: 100 years of Underwear and Lingerie in North America from 1860-1960"...

Post date: March 14, 2017

Good news for residents of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg.Council has approved getting rid of the 2.5 cent special tax rate that's been collected since 2011-12 to cover costs of...

Post date: March 14, 2017

As the April 30th deadline approaches, the Canada Revenue Agency has produced six things to avoid this income tax season. The CRA's Ann-Marie Jenkins says it's important to just file...

Post date: March 14, 2017

Police are investigating a fire that happened this evening at the A&W in Bridgewater.Firefighters were called around dinner time after someone noticed the garbage area was in flames.Bridgewater...

Post date: March 13, 2017

The latest polling by Corporate Research Associates has found support for the provincial Liberals has declined.Forty-four per cent support the Liberals, down from 56 last November.Twenty-eight per...

Post date: March 13, 2017

The Town of Bridgewater is looking to its residents for input on a potential bus service.Council recently endorsed a transit study by CBCL Limited Consultant Engineers.Town staff is in the process of...

Post date: March 13, 2017

A new affordable housing rental complex has just been given a $1.3 million boost from the provincial and federal governments.A further $375,000 has been allocated to help those most in need to pay...

Post date: March 13, 2017

Hands-on training has turned into community projects for NSCC students.The province recently announced $50,000 in "Difference Dollars" funding toward Nova Scotia Community College student-...

Post date: March 13, 2017

Students in Nova Scotia schools can fail.Education Minister Karen Casey says despite reports during the recent teachers contract dispute, the province does not have a "no-fail" policy.Casey...

Post date: March 13, 2017

March Break is here, and it's a popular time for families to go on vacation. Nova Scotia RCMP say March Break can offer 'crimes of opportunity' when residents are away from their homes. Cpl....

Post date: March 13, 2017

While Canadians overwhelming disapprove of US President Donald Trump's behaviour as President, they approve of certain policies more than those of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.That's one of...

Post date: March 12, 2017

Despite bitter temperatures spring is only a week away.The Bridgewater Library is ready to help gardeners get a jump on spring planting.Branch Coordinator Katherine Sharp says the Seed Library is a...

Post date: March 12, 2017

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