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It could be another first for the Town of Lunenburg. The UNESCO designated site could become the first such one in North America to be completely lit with L-E-D roadlights. There's already 60 of the...

Post date: January 26, 2010

Town Council has adopted amendments to the terms of reference for the Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission. Mayor Carroll Publicover says the Commission will now become strictly an...

Post date: January 25, 2010

The Town of Bridgewater is going for more funding from Eco Nova Scotia for solar and oil heating retrofits. Mayor Carroll Publicover says Council pre-approved up to 85 thousand dollars pending 50...

Post date: January 25, 2010

The Mayors and Warden of Lunenburg County are collectively donating 5 thousand dollars for relief efforts in Haiti . Mayor Don Downe of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Bridgewater...

Post date: January 24, 2010

South West Health continues to encourage people to get their H1N1 flu shot. In South West Health, you can get the H1N1 Flu Shot at Public Health Offices in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties....

Post date: January 22, 2010

Queens Place will become a reality with tenders expected to go in the spring. At a special council meeting this morning, the Region of Queens Municipality approved moving forward with the contract...

Post date: January 22, 2010

Acting CEO Alice Leverman has been appointed to the position full time. South Shore Health Board Chair, Roxie Smith made the annoucement today..she says Leverman has been a highly respected and...

Post date: January 22, 2010

Nova Scotia RCMP are warning people to use caution before donating to any type of aid agencies that promise to help people in Haiti. News of devastating earthquake prompted many Canadians to donate...

Post date: January 19, 2010

One man is homeless following a fire at a Bayport cottage used as a year round residence. Riverport and District Fire Department along with Dayspring were called to the Shore Boat View Campgrounds...

Post date: January 18, 2010

It appears construction continues to boom in Bridgewater. Despite a gloomy economy the Town recorded its second highest building permit total in 18 years . The value of building permits issued from...

Post date: January 18, 2010

Schools in the South Shore region are closing early today due to weather. Queens County will be closing 1:45 minutes early, and Lunenburg County will be closing 2 hours early.

Post date: January 18, 2010

The Director of Communications for South Shore Health has informed CKBW News that the hospital strike is over. Theresa Hawkesworth reports that striking health care employees have returned to their...

Post date: January 18, 2010

Bus drivers, custodians and teachers' assistants in rural Nova Scotia are expected to report to work as scheduled this morning. Weekend negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public Employees and...

Post date: January 18, 2010

A Cherryfield, Lunenburg County man is dead after the snowmobile he was on ran off the railway bed and collided with a large tree yesterday morning. RCMP received a call from passing snowmobile...

Post date: January 15, 2010

An RCMP officer who worked in Nova Scotia has been found dead in the rubble of his Haitian home. Sergeant Mark Gallagher's body was recovered under the collapsed remains of the apartment building in...

Post date: January 14, 2010

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