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A community group is fighting efforts to pave a road.Friends of Crescent Beach are concerned a plan by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) to repave a stretch of road...

Post date: September 14, 2018

The Liberal government's proposed ban on conversion therapy is coming under fire.That's the discredited pseudoscience of trying to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity....

Post date: September 14, 2018

Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has two problems with the fact that the Ethics Commissioner found Trudeau cabinet minister Dominic LeBlanc was in a conflict of interest for trying to secure...

Post date: September 13, 2018

A senior petroleum analyst suggests you should hold off filling up your vehicle until after midnight. Dan McTeague with Gasbuddy.com tells Acadia News gasoline will fall by at least 2.5 cents a...

Post date: September 13, 2018

Fire crews, with a little help from Mother Nature, brought a forest fire under control yesterday afternoon. The fire, which broke out Tuesday in Upper Woods Harbour, covers less than a hectare...

Post date: September 13, 2018

Efforts to bring a splash pad to Lunenburg County received a push over the weekend.Members of the Pine Grove Outdoor Play Association raised over $1,800 at their Walk/Run fundraiser over the weekend....

Post date: September 13, 2018

Bridgewater's Girl Guides will need to find a new place to squirrel away their cookies.The town owns the Guide's cabin at 93 Dominion Street and at Monday night's meeting, town council...

Post date: September 13, 2018

Several outages this summer have some Lunenburg residents wondering if the power will stay on this winter.According to Nova Scotia Power, Tuesday night's outage was caused by a lightning strike...

Post date: September 13, 2018

The Nova Scotia New Democrats are calling on the provincial government to  make mental health a priority.They introduced a Mental Health Bill of Rights in the legislature today, that would...

Post date: September 12, 2018

RCMP members across Nova Scotia are paying tribute to one of their own today.Today marks one year since Constable Frank Deschênes died while on duty with RCMP Northwest Traffic Services in Amherst....

Post date: September 12, 2018

Canada Post workers are waiting for the final results of a vote to see if job action could take place later this month.Fifty-thousand members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) concluded...

Post date: September 11, 2018

It's time to put people before politics when it comes to health care in rural Nova Scotia. Mayor Karen Mattatall says that's one message that will delivered during a rally Saturday September 22 in...

Post date: September 11, 2018

While it's a welcome sight, today's rain won't make much of a difference for those with dry wells. Municipal units in our region continue to offer supports to residents experiencing dry wells....

Post date: September 11, 2018

A brand of party candles has been recalled, due to the risk of fire.Health Canada says Crave Party candles, purchased at Loblaw stores across the country can re-ignite after being blown out.They are...

Post date: September 11, 2018

If you've recently purchased slime for your kids, you'll want to take a closer look at the label.Health Canada is recalling Kangaroo's Super Cool Slime products.Over 106,000 bottles of...

Post date: September 11, 2018

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