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Students at Lunenburg's Bluenose Academy will be taking classes outside with help from the Awesome Foundation.A group led by teacher Kajtek Jaskowiak were this month's winners of $1,000 from...

Post date: September 27, 2018

The Lunenburg Sexual Health Centre wants to let the community know, despite the province being unable to roll out their new Sexual Assualt Nurse Examiner (SANE) program in the region, a community...

Post date: September 27, 2018

Two people were hospitalized after a fire gutted their Chester Basin home Tuesday night.According to a release from the Canadian Red Cross, a man has been released from South Shore Regional Hospital...

Post date: September 27, 2018

A Yarmouth woman has pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge. In a release, the Nova Scotia SPCA says 42-year-old Nicole Jacquard pled guilty in Yarmouth provincial court on Monday. She...

Post date: September 27, 2018

Nova Scotia is being called a leader in animal welfare. That from Elizabeth Murphy, the executive director of the provincial SPCA. She tells Acadia News that changes made to Nova Scotia'...

Post date: September 26, 2018

Nova Scotia is launching a pilot project, effective October 1, in six communities to enhance trail connections for off-highway vehicles. The six communities tagged for the three-year project...

Post date: September 26, 2018

Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after tires and rims were stolen from a local car dealership.Officers responded to a complaint September 24 by a car dealership on Highway 3 in Hebbville.Six...

Post date: September 26, 2018
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Two people are facing charges following an investigation into what RCMP say was an unlicensed marijuana supplier. Police say Shelburne RCMP's Street Crime Enforcement Unit received information...

Post date: September 26, 2018

*An earlier version of this story didn't make clear sexual assault services are available to South Shore residents. That information has now been included. We apologize for any confusion the...

Post date: September 25, 2018

The family of convicted child killer Penny Boudreau are outraged she has been granted escorted leave from prison.Wendy Whalen speaks for the Boudreau family.She says they were shocked to learn Penny...

Post date: September 24, 2018

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Shelburne Saturday. They were there to add their voices to the growing number of people frustrated with what they say is a broken health care system....

Post date: September 24, 2018

According to a newly released study, Statistics Canada is estimating 7.1 million Canadians will be buying cannabis after legalization of recreational use on October 17th.5.4 million of those users...

Post date: September 21, 2018

The province is taking steps to help problem gamblers.Legislation announced today would make changes to the voluntary exclusion program.Currently, Nova Scotia is the only jurisdiction in the country...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) says it's clear their members are feeling underappreciated and underpaid.The group recently surveyed its members in anticipation of negotiating a new contract with the...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Despite legalization being just around the corner, it remains to be seen what type of policy will be put in place for RCMP members using recreational cannabis.Earlier this month the Department of...

Post date: September 21, 2018

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