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Colour speckled people could be seen wandering Bridgewater yesterday.It's all thanks to the second annual South Shore Colour Festival.Organizer Ashton Rodenhiser says events like this show that...

Post date: May 21, 2017

As many people enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend, it's worth pointing out the origins of the holiday.The May 24 long weekend is named in honour of Queen Victoria, the ruler of the British...

Post date: May 21, 2017

There is a steady stream of voters in Nova Scotia.Elections Nova Scotia says more than 20,000 people have cast their ballot through advance voting.There is seven days of advance polls and people can...

Post date: May 21, 2017

The acting police chief in Bridgewater says social media has changed the way they interact about emergency situations.The Bridgewater Police Service joined Twitter in 2013 and Facebook wasn't far...

Post date: May 21, 2017

A local group is inviting people to take a walk through the region’s past. As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, the LaHave River Trail Association has compiled photographs from the past...

Post date: May 21, 2017

Three of the four candidates for Queens-Shelburne made their case for fixed election dates in front of an audience of about 100 people at the Astor theatre in Liverpool last night. NDP candidate...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Efforts to upgrade safety equipment on fishing boats in Nova Scotia are facing a major hurdle.The Gulf Nova Scotia Fleet Planning Board is putting up $1.3 million dollars to purchase 1200 immersion...

Post date: May 19, 2017

One-hundred-year-old skates, antique jerseys and black and white photos now occupy a small corner of Queens Place Emera Centre.About 40 people were on hand for the unveiling of a new rotating exhibit...

Post date: May 18, 2017

The Bridgewater branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is getting ready to welcome some 250 members from across the province and beyond.Along with celebrating their 90th anniversary, they're hosting...

Post date: May 18, 2017

The provincial health authority wants Nova Scotians to be 'tick aware.' Blacklegged ticks that can carry Lyme disease are found throughout the province, but the population is higher in Yarmouth...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Multiple fire departments are on scene of a woods fire in Caledonia. North Queens Fire Chief Chris Wolfe says it appears a transformer exploded sending sparks into the woods causing the fire to...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Improper approach procedures, poor visibility and airfield lighting led to the crash of Air Canada Flight 624 at the Halifax Stanfield Airport in March of 2015.That's the conclusion reached by...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Comments from the past are haunting candidates in this provincial election.A member from each of the three major parties has been forced to resign or been dismissed because of a social media blunder....

Post date: May 18, 2017

Three of the four candidates running for MLA in Queens-Shelburne will debate the issues this evening in Liverpool.The South Queens Chamber of Commerce and LighthouseNow are hosting the event at the...

Post date: May 18, 2017

If you think there are more RCMP on the roads this week than normal, you're not imagining it.May 16-22 is National Road Safety Week and Corporal Jennifer Clarke says they will be out in force....

Post date: May 18, 2017

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