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The feedback is in and the results don't support using tolls to twin highways sooner in Nova Scotia.The idea was not universally accepted by roughly 7,400 people who provided feedback through...

Post date: April 09, 2017

At the Day of Champions hockey event in Bridgewater, the Shelburne Flames won the Bantam 'A' title with an 8-1 victory over Brookfield.Congrats to the Shelburne County Flames who defeated...

Post date: April 09, 2017

The Liverpool Privateers edged the Pictou County Scotians 4-3 last night at Queens Place Emera Centre.Morgan d'Entremont, Mitchell Baker and Connor Nauss each had a goal and an assist for the...

Post date: April 09, 2017

A couple of Bridgewater guys are taking their passion downtown. Firkinstein Brewery will open their first retail location on King Street on June 1. Owners Adam Sarty and Devin Fraser have...

Post date: April 09, 2017

Young people across the province are being asked to make art that speaks to issues of human rights. The Human Rights Commission has put the call out as part of their 50th anniversary celebration...

Post date: April 07, 2017

An opening act has been confirmed for the Tom Cochrane and Red Rider concert this summer in Liverpool.Kentville's Kevin Davison will take the stage June 28 at Queens Place Emera Centre.Davison,...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The leader of the province's NDP party wants to know why so many Nova Scotians are relying on food banks.Gary Burrill says 7,500 more people rely on food banks since the Liberals took power three...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The Town Of Shelburne has approved its operating budget for 2017-2018.Council approved $4,172,660.The tax rates will remain the same.$2.04 per 100 dollars of assessment for residential ratepayers.The...

Post date: April 07, 2017

Nova Scotia NDP have set sights on Lunenburg as a key part of their platform to form the next provincial government.Leader Gary Burrill says a collaborative emergency centre is a top priority for...

Post date: April 07, 2017

A Halifax man is in custody after police discovered he'd been running a prostitution house using under-aged girls. Duncan Robertson Wright was arrested Thursday morning without incident. The...

Post date: April 06, 2017

One of the biggest obstacles facing sexual assault survivors is the fear of not being believed. Some police and RCMP members have taken to social media and pledged to #Start By Believing. We are...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Opposition is accusing the McNeil government of trying to buy approval ahead of the anticipated call for election.Over the last week alone more than $38-million worth of announcements have been made...

Post date: April 06, 2017

People will soon get an in-depth look at how receptive additional highway twinning is across Nova Scotia.The department of transportation is expected to release its report this month after receiving...

Post date: April 06, 2017

The Health Services Foundation of the South Shore is giving back to youth who have volunteered to help them.The foundation is accepting applications for the Big Giver award.They are looking for grade...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak has issued a statement thanking people for their support following her removal from the Aboriginal Peoples Committee. In the statement, obtained by Acadia News,...

Post date: April 06, 2017

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