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The Bridgewater Police Commission has suspended Chief John Collyer with pay.The decision comes after formal charges against Collyer were announced this morning for sexual assault and exploitation of...

Post date: May 04, 2017

A Lunenburg man calls it a huge honour.William Gerhardt started out in his late teens learning how to be a greens person by a woman from England.The now 44 year-old has been nominated for the Screen...

Post date: May 04, 2017

Last year marked the first time since Confederation that, according to the census, there are now more seniors in the country than children who are 14 years of age and younger.From 2011 to 2016,...

Post date: May 04, 2017

Fire crews were able to save a Lake Centre home yesterday after a workshop only a few meters away caught fire. Seven departments were called to assist around 3 p.m. Pleasantville Fire Chief...

Post date: May 04, 2017

With the arrival of spring, many drivers across the province are cutting the number of wheels on their vehicle from four to two.May is Motorcycle Awareness month.Between now and October over 27,000...

Post date: May 04, 2017

The provincial election campaign is underway and already, polls are open.Until election day, Nova Scotians can vote for their local candidate from any returning office in the province.Returning...

Post date: May 04, 2017

A walking trail has been blocked off in Lockeport. There are safety issues with the Trestle trail bridge. High tides and storm surges has created erosion on the ocean side of the rail bed, and...

Post date: May 04, 2017

Bridgewater's police chief has been charged with the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl. The Serious Incident Response Team opened an investigation against John Collyer in August 2016. Along...

Post date: May 04, 2017

A hockey game tonight will help raise money towards safe grad activities for students graduating from Bridgewater High School.Grade 12 students will play against a group of mentors at 7 p.m at the...

Post date: May 04, 2017

A surprise campaign stop for Liberal leader Stephen McNeil.  The premier dropped into the Bridgewater McDonalds Wednesday to support McHappy Day and to take a special guest out to lunch.Nine-...

Post date: May 04, 2017

It looks like another judicial review is in order against the South Shore Regional School Board.The Greater Petite Area Community Association is appealing the board's decision to close Petite...

Post date: May 03, 2017

Traffic is back to normal on Highway 3 in Dayspring following a single vehicle crash this afternoon.Firefighters from Dayspring and Oakhill were called to the scene shortly after 2 p.m. after a car...

Post date: May 03, 2017

Party signs are sprouting up and the door knocking has begun across the South Shore.Candidates are preparing for the May 30 election.The race in Chester - St. Margaret's will feature Denise...

Post date: May 03, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for moose hunting licenses.Only 345 people will receive a license through a lottery process.To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of Nova Scotia, at least...

Post date: May 03, 2017

The Bridgewater Police Service continues to investigate a fire at Pijinuiskaq Park.Police as well as firefighters responded to the fire during the late night hours of April 22 on King Street.Deputy...

Post date: May 02, 2017

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