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Fishermen in our region are giving a thumbs-up to Tuesday's announcement by the federal fisheries minister. Dominic LeBlanc says changes, introduced in the House of Commons, restore the protection...

Post date: February 07, 2018

Another phone scam is making the rounds.This time callers are approaching veterans and their widows claiming to be from the Royal Canadian Legion.Their being told they've won a basket and some...

Post date: February 07, 2018

The number of candidates vying to be leader for leader of Nova Scotia's PC party has grown.Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin has become the first woman to throw her hat into the ring.The MLA for...

Post date: February 07, 2018

The Tri-County Regional School Board wants to hear from the public about Dr. Avis Glaze's report. Board members are planning to host an open town hall meeting before the end of the month, with...

Post date: February 07, 2018

A man from Italy Cross has been arrested for shooting a dog.The incident took place near Highway 103 on Monday.The dog, a Labrador/ Pit Bull mix, was taken to the local veterinary clinic by the...

Post date: February 07, 2018

The federal government is making changes to the Fisheries Act. The amendments would restore lost protections and incorporate modern safeguards for fish stocks. Fisheries Minister Dominic...

Post date: February 06, 2018

The windstorms that knocked power out over Christmas played Grinch at Bridgewater Elementary School.A shed that had been used to store playground toys was was destroyed when it was picked up and...

Post date: February 06, 2018

People looking for the food bank in Chester will have to walk a few doors down.The Lighthouse Food Bank had to relocate late last week after an issue was discovered with their floors.Chair, Wendy...

Post date: February 06, 2018

The Municipality of Shelburne has identified drug enforcement, distracted driving and litter enforcement as three key policing priorities for 2018-2019. Those were identified during a meeting of...

Post date: February 06, 2018

South Shore mothers-to-be once again have an alternative to hospital delivery.The Nova Scotia Health Authority announced the province will be adding two new midwife positions.One will be based in...

Post date: February 05, 2018

*Updated at 4:00pm - RCMP confirm Ryleigh has been foundRCMP are looking for help to locate a Simms Settlement teen.Sixteen-year-old Ryleigh Parker Kempton was last seen the evening of February 3 at...

Post date: February 05, 2018

Nova Scotia's justice minister says recreational cannabis to be sold at approved NSLC stores will be restricted to certain products. But Mark Furey says that could change. Recreational...

Post date: February 05, 2018

The province's education minister doesn't think it was wise of the NSTU to pull out of the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions. The Nova Scotia Teachers Union did so last week in response to...

Post date: February 05, 2018

A new program from Screen Nova Scotia wants to put your home in lights.Starring Your Property is an effort to assemble a list of unique filming locations.The list would be made available to...

Post date: February 05, 2018

A voyage Captain Jack Sparrow would be proud of.Ironworks Distillery in Lunenburg is filling four barrels of rum to stow aboard the Picton Castle, which is about to set sail on an 18-month trip...

Post date: February 05, 2018

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