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A tree cutting ceremony is planned for this morning to mark Nova Scotia's annual Christmas gift to Boston. This year's selected tree is a white spruce from Fox Point that belongs to Floyd Shatford,...

Post date: November 16, 2009

Flu shots clinics continue here in the region for those in the priority groups - the latest is set for today in Yarmouth at the Lions Club between 2 and 6 -- and -- there is also one here in...

Post date: November 16, 2009

She didn't have precise answers on issues raised -- but -- Chester Warden Allen Webber says a meeting with Community Services Minister Denise Peterson - Rafuse has opened up a line of communications...

Post date: November 16, 2009

A boost for the Nova Scotia Fish Packers Association in its bid to develop new markets for lobster. The federal government is offering up over 70-thousand dollars to help the Association open up new...

Post date: November 13, 2009

The H-1-N-1 flu continues to take hold across the province -- the latest stats show there were 37-people hospitalized last week as a result of the flu. Since the flu season began in September --...

Post date: November 13, 2009

They don't suspect foul play -- Lunenburg County RCMP are working on a case involving a sudden death at a Lower Branch home yesterday. They were called to the home around 1:30 yesterday afternoon and...

Post date: November 13, 2009

The recession doesn't appear to be hurting Lunenburg's High Liner Foods -- third quarter financial results show lower sales volume -- but -- for the year to date sales are up just over 9-percent...

Post date: November 13, 2009

A seniors complex in Chester is asking the municipal council for help with a 71-thousand dollar fix for water problems. The Shoreham Village complex is down to one well and it's trucking in water...

Post date: November 13, 2009

A vacancy on the bench here in Bridgewater is finally being filled -- Richard MacKinnon of Troy has been appointed a provincial judge. He's been a senior Crown counsel with the Public Prosecution...

Post date: November 13, 2009

It's still more than a month away but planning is in the works for the first ever Bridgewater Community Christmas. The volunteer run event aims to bring people together from all walks to share joy,...

Post date: November 13, 2009

Chester council has approved a request for a traffic study -- that request coming from the R-C-M-P advisory committee. The committee wants the study to review vehicle counts and parking issues along...

Post date: November 13, 2009

The Chester Village Commission is asking Municipal Council for an exemption in tipping fees relating to the Lido Pool renovations. Warden Allen Webber says in previous cases of such requests, the...

Post date: November 13, 2009

Chester is moving to develop what it's calling an active transportation plan -- coordinator Gordon Tate says he will be working to design a network of bikeways - trails - and - sidewalks.The plan is...

Post date: November 12, 2009

A Fox Point white spruce will be heading to Boston this year as our gift to Beantown for help in the aftermath of the Halifax explosion.The 15-meter tree is on land in Lunenburg County owned by Floyd...

Post date: November 12, 2009

Bridgewater among a number of communities around the region reporting a solid turnout for Remembrance Day services yesterday.Prince Charles took part in the service at the National War Memorial in...

Post date: November 12, 2009

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