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The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg needs to take leadership and support communities.That was one message from a group of about 50 people who attended the municipality's consultation on...

Post date: July 20, 2017

Environmentalists are giving the McNeil government's cap and trade plan a failing grade.This spring, the Ecology Action Centre hosted a series of public discussions around the province's...

Post date: July 20, 2017

South Shore cyclists will be spinning their wheels in celebration at the end of the month.The Rum Runners destination trail will officially open on Sunday July 30.The trail covers 119km of rail trail...

Post date: July 20, 2017

Three schools in the South Shore and Tri-Counties are among 10 P-3 facilities to be purchased by the Nova Scotia government.Twenty-year leases were due to expire in 2018 for Bayview Community School...

Post date: July 19, 2017

The Nova Scotia government has started posting monthly statistics of how many people are dying from opioid-related overdoses.It is one of the tools and initiatives released in the province's new...

Post date: July 19, 2017

One last structure needs to be removed before work starts on a new playground at Bridgewater Elementary School.Playground Committee Co-Chair, Megan Comstock says the piece of equipment will be...

Post date: July 19, 2017

The Town of Lunenburg continues to rack up awards.They've just won the Americas Cultural Destination of the Year according to Luxury Travel Guide.The guide is based in the UK and distributed to...

Post date: July 19, 2017

The Town of Shelburne will take part in Pride Week for the third straight year. Mayor Karen Mattatall says the pride flag in honour of the LGBTQ community will be raised at noon tomorrow at town...

Post date: July 19, 2017

Nurses are calling on the provinces to offer more accessible mental health supports, especially to youth.Provincial and Territorial leaders are in Edmonton for the Premier's summit.The Canadian...

Post date: July 19, 2017

Operating a boat while impaired has led to a charge against a Big Tancook Island man.The 34 year-old was out on the water Sunday when he was met by RCMP, who were conducting patrols between Chester...

Post date: July 19, 2017

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the government's intention to close tax loopholes.He says this is about individuals not paying their fair share of taxes.There are three loopholes...

Post date: July 18, 2017

The provincial Liberals say a new pre-primary program for four year-olds is coming this fall.Forty-three new locations have been selected, including two in the South Shore.First Pre-Primary Locations...

Post date: July 18, 2017

Some emergency department closures in the Tri-Counties are coming. The department at Digby General Hospital will be closed tomorrow at 6am and re-open at 8am Thursday. Roseway Hospital's...

Post date: July 18, 2017

An uncomfortable topic will be discussed tonight in Shelburne. It's the first ever 'Death Cafe' in that region, presented by the Nova Scotia Health Authority. It will take place from 7-9pm at...

Post date: July 18, 2017

Residents of the Town of Lunenburg will have their first opportunity Thursday to cast their ballots in the upcoming special election.They'll be deciding who will take the sixth seat at the...

Post date: July 18, 2017

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