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2009-04-29 10:28:49Another hospital E-R closure because of staffing shortages.  The emergency department at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital in Lunenburg is closed today (April 29). The Health Authority...

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2009-04-29 09:21:05He's into his 10th consecutive term at the helm of Lunenburg Town Council and that's where Laurence Mawhinney is staying put.  He has no plans to jump from municipal to provincial...

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2009-04-29 06:09:46The Lunenburg...

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2009-04-29 06:13:08A Sergeant with Bridgewater police is recovering from minor injuries after a crash involving the police car he was driving.Police say the accident happened last Friday afternoon...

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2009-04-29 06:15:03The NDP's Fisheries Critic says the Conservatives are smothering lobster fishermen with red tape.  Shelburne MLA Sterling Belliveau says adding red tape will limit the fishermen's...

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2009-04-28 08:51:53Bridgewater Town Council has decided not to back an antique auto show projected to draw 10,000 visitors creating a projected economic spinoff of more than $600,000.  The Great...

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2009-04-28 08:49:30 Queens RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire in Harmony Mills.  The fire in the early evening hours of Friday, April 24th, was in a salvage yard behind a ballfield.  The North...

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2009-04-28 08:53:56The South Shore Labour Council will hold a candlelight vigil this evening at the Kinsmen Hall, 1153 King Street to mark the 25th anniversary of the Day of Mourning.  A ceremony is...

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2009-04-28 05:52:19South Shore Health is monitoring the Swine Flu situation very closely and is in regular contact with the  Departments of Health Protection and Promotion and the Department of...

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2009-04-28 05:50:03Jo-Ann Grant will be carrying the Liberal banner into the next provincial election in the riding of Chester-St. Margaret's.  Described as a women's advocate and community volunteer...

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2009-04-27 06:11:08The province has announced 100,000  dollars in funding to the Nova Scotia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Minister of Agriculture Mark Parent, says the funding...

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2009-04-27 06:13:14Police have identified Terry Lee Zwicker as the drowning victim of a canoe accident on a river in Queens county.  RCMP Const. Allan Nickerson says the 46 year old's floating body...

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2009-04-27 06:15:51 The Department of Health Promotion and Protection, working with the Public Health Agency of Canada, has identified four cases of swine influenza in Windsor, Hants County.  Dr....

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2009-04-24 14:03:20Country music is coming back to the airwaves in Bridgewater. CKBW has received approval from the CRTC to operate a second radio station. Jim MacMullin, Vice-President of Acadia...

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2009-04-24 09:42:24Two literacy programs in Shelburne county are getting a boost from the RCMP Foundation.  More than $570 is being given to the WOW Reading Challenge taking place in area elementary...

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