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The executive director of the Tri-County Women's Centre says there's no reason children should be living in poverty in Canada. Lisanne Turner is reacting to a report by the Canadian Centre for...

Post date: June 20, 2018

(photo: Facebook) A loss for Shelburne and a gain for Mahone Bay. Dylan Heide will take over as CAO for the Lunenburg County town. Shelburne Mayor Karen Mattatall says his leaving will be...

Post date: June 20, 2018

With summer practically here, many folks will be heading to their cottage for the first time to get it ready for summer.With that in mind, RCMP say they typically see a rise in break and enters at...

Post date: June 20, 2018

Later this summer, the Town of Mahone Bay will have a new Chief Administrative Officer on deck.Dylan Heide steps into the role after having served as Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of...

Post date: June 20, 2018

Residents in Cumberland South will once again be represented by a Progressive Conservative.The results of Tuesday night's By-Election saw PC Candidate Tory Rushton with the majority of the votes...

Post date: June 20, 2018

The federal government is planning to severely restrict most forms of marketing for prescription opioids.This comes after Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says almost 4,000 Canadians...

Post date: June 19, 2018

The Humboldt Bronco's play-by-play announcer will be be remembered this fall at NSCC.Tyler Bieber was one of 16 people killed when the team's bus collided with a transport truck.Members of...

Post date: June 19, 2018

Polls are open in the Cumberland South By-Election.Four candidates are vying to win the seat vacated by former PC Leader Jamie Baillie last fall.Larry Duschene is running for the NDP, the Liberals...

Post date: June 19, 2018

The Nova Scotia Lumberjack Championships were held for the first time in Barrington over the weekend. It took place at the Wild Axe Park along the Barrington river. Darren Hudson, competitor...

Post date: June 19, 2018

The shelves at the Bridgewater food Bank are a little fuller now thanks to a group of local volunteers.This past Saturday, June 16th, 2018 5 volunteers took to the streets on the south side of the...

Post date: June 19, 2018

This Thursday, June 21st, 2018, is National Indigenous Peoples Day and to help celebrate, the folks at Kejimkujik National Park are holding a day long event full of various activities for all ages....

Post date: June 19, 2018

The Rural Nova Scotia Health Crisis Working Group wants to gain more momentum to raise awareness of the issues facing the health-care system. The group met last week and Shelburne Mayor Karen...

Post date: June 19, 2018

For many High School Grads, it's a time to celebrate, and sometimes that celebrating may involve alcohol.Maybe even a little TOO MUCH alcohol.Such was the case last Saturday night (June 16th,...

Post date: June 19, 2018

Lunenburgers should expect more construction to deal with water issues.A large project on Brook Street last year laid new pipes to upgrade the infrastructure and prevent flooding in the area.It turns...

Post date: June 18, 2018

The caps are off for craft brewers.Starting July first small breweries with a hospitality license will no longer be restricted to serving just four-ounce samples.The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation...

Post date: June 18, 2018

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