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RCMP are encouraging people to take extra precautions when locking up their cottages for the winter.Over 300 break-ins at seasonal properties were reported last year. Police say generally...

Post date: November 14, 2017

Nova Scotia's Minister of Education says it may be time to review regulations around school bus red light violations. Zach Churchill says there were over 1500 violations reported last year across...

Post date: November 14, 2017

New parents will now have the option of an extended leave to care for their child..The federal government introduced changes lat week to allow spreading employment insurance benefits over 18 months,...

Post date: November 13, 2017

The Dayspring Community Christmas Supper is cancelled this year.Positions like Head Chef and Main Organizer are vacant and there is no one to step up and fill the void.Frank Fawson, committee chair...

Post date: November 13, 2017

November is Diabetes Awareness Month in the Town of Bridgewater.The council is asking residents to framiliarize themselves with signs and making healthy lifestyle choices.To help re-inforce their...

Post date: November 13, 2017

You might want to check your fridge as a type of cheese sold nationally has been recalled.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says that Agropur is recalling its 200 gram firm ripened Comté cheese...

Post date: November 13, 2017

Walking away from a derelict ship may soon become illegal across Canada.A motion dealing with abandoned vessels from MP for South Shore-St.Margaret's Bernadette Jordan is working to become law....

Post date: November 12, 2017

Yarmouth County will soon see more solar panels on buildings.Yarmouth MLA Zach Churchill announced the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program has been approved for the three...

Post date: November 12, 2017

A workshop on suicide first aid is being offered at Yarmouth Regional Hospital.The Nova Scotia Health Authority's Mental Health and Addictions program is parterning with the Yarmouth Hospital...

Post date: November 12, 2017

Negative temperatures didn't stop people from paying their respects to veterans.Stephanie Moore, a Logistics Captain in the Army, says ceremonies held across the country are important because it...

Post date: November 12, 2017

A full house gathered in Lunenburg last night to discuss water issues within the town.Experts presented information on bio-filters for the wastewater plant, water infrastructure and the quality of...

Post date: November 10, 2017

Free legal advice is on the way for sexual assault survivors in Nova Scotia.South Shore St. Margaret's MP Bernadette Jordan announced $810,000 in federal funding while Lunenburg West MLA Mark...

Post date: November 10, 2017

Just like soldiers before them, the 62 Niobe Sea Cadet Corp will be standing on guard tonight.Beginning at 7:00, the Corp will be holding a Vigil of Remembrance at the Bridgewater Veterans Memorial...

Post date: November 10, 2017

Yarmouth and Argyle are selling their solar power.The Solar Electricity for Community Building Pilot Program was announced.Yarmouth, the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth and the Municipality...

Post date: November 10, 2017
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Travis Wolfe of Queens County was one of four people honoured as a hero yesterday.The Port Joli resident received a Medal of Bravery after saving his neighbour from her burning house last February....

Post date: November 10, 2017

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