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Bridgewater Town Council is finding new ways to hold themselves accountable.At their meeting earlier this week, they voted to be part of a project called the Awesome Index.It's a system that...

Post date: January 26, 2018

The chair of the Greater Petite Area Community Association, says her group is looking at the province's decision to fold school boards as an opportunity.After filing a judicial review, a supreme...

Post date: January 26, 2018

More and more people are taking the Live Well Challenge. Fishermen and women are jumping into cold ocean water and donating money. It's extended well beyond our area as hundreds have filmed...

Post date: January 26, 2018

Almost 2000 people a year die in Nova Scotia because of smoking.That's as good a reason to quit as any.Today marks the final today of National Non-Smoking Week.Mohammed Al-hamdani with the Lung...

Post date: January 26, 2018

A historic site in Lunenburg is getting some body-work done.The province is investing $400,000, and Waterfront Development is investing an additional $200,000 to the Zwicker and Company Ltd. building...

Post date: January 26, 2018

A body has been found at the scene of a house fire on Northfield Road,RCMP have confirmed the person was discovered by a police cadaver dog around 10:00 this morning but have not released any further...

Post date: January 26, 2018

RCMP say a Yarmouth County man died yesterday in a kite surfing accident. Meteghan RCMP Sgt. Dan Gaudet says they received a call around 1:30 pm of an incident at Mavilette Beach. Gaudet says...

Post date: January 25, 2018

It's better to be safe than sorry.The Region of Queens Emergency Management Office wants residents to make sure they're prepared in the event of flooding, winter storms or other emergencies....

Post date: January 25, 2018

Despite recent snow days, this has been a particularly snow-less winter for this end of the province.Environment Canada has tracked average weather patterns over the last 30 years and Ian Hubbard...

Post date: January 25, 2018

'Disgusted,' 'betrayed' and 'poorly thought out.' Those were some of the phrases used by Tri-County Regional School Board members to describe Dr. Avis Glaze's report on education administration in...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Sweeping changes are on the way for education in Nova Scotia.Government announced it will be adopting eleven of the 22 recommendations contained in Dr. Avis Glaze's report released Tuesday....

Post date: January 24, 2018

The provincial government and Nova Scotia Teachers Union look to be headed for a fight.As part of Dr. Avis Glaze's recommendations, Education Minister Zach Churchill announced the province will...

Post date: January 24, 2018

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is disappointed by the Trudeau government and claims the prime minister has broken a campaign promise to restore door-to-door mail delivery.CUPW national...

Post date: January 24, 2018

The leader of Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative Party has resigned over allegations of inappropriate behaviour.A joint statement released this afternoon by Party President Tara Miller and...

Post date: January 24, 2018

School Boards are reeling after a consultant recommended they be disbanded.Dr. Avis Glaze presented her report outlining 22 items she feels will improve the administration of education in Nova Scotia...

Post date: January 24, 2018

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