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Chester council has approved a request for a traffic study -- that request coming from the R-C-M-P advisory committee. The committee wants the study to review vehicle counts and parking issues along...

Post date: November 13, 2009

The Chester Village Commission is asking Municipal Council for an exemption in tipping fees relating to the Lido Pool renovations. Warden Allen Webber says in previous cases of such requests, the...

Post date: November 13, 2009

Chester is moving to develop what it's calling an active transportation plan -- coordinator Gordon Tate says he will be working to design a network of bikeways - trails - and - sidewalks.The plan is...

Post date: November 12, 2009

A Fox Point white spruce will be heading to Boston this year as our gift to Beantown for help in the aftermath of the Halifax explosion.The 15-meter tree is on land in Lunenburg County owned by Floyd...

Post date: November 12, 2009

Bridgewater among a number of communities around the region reporting a solid turnout for Remembrance Day services yesterday.Prince Charles took part in the service at the National War Memorial in...

Post date: November 12, 2009

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg being recognized for having one of the top 50 Canadian web designs. Partnering with Headspace Design of Halifax, the Municipality engaged in an intense...

Post date: November 12, 2009

A seven year old student who attends Ecole de la Rive-Sud the winner of a contest by the Municipality of Lunenburg to name the road leading to the new French school. Mayor Don Downe says the entry...

Post date: November 12, 2009

Martin Bell has been elected the new deputy-mayor of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg. Bell who was first elected to Council in 2000 takes over the post from Don Zwicker who could not...

Post date: November 12, 2009

The Chair of the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Society says a big step has been taken in the process to move forward with the LCLC. Paul Belliveau says the joint councils of Bridgewater and...

Post date: November 12, 2009

A 31-year old man is dead after a single vehicle crash on Highway 1 in Middle Sackville last night.The Mounties say it appears the man lost control on a curve and rolled into the ditch.Police say it...

Post date: November 12, 2009

A number of H-1-N-1 vaccine clinics will take place over the next three days to accommodate new target groups announced by the province. South Shore Health has clinics planned for this afternoon...

Post date: November 12, 2009

Most Nova Scotians are satisfied with the provincial highways system, according to the 2008 Highway Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey says 76 per cent of Nova Scotians feel safe driving and 65...

Post date: November 10, 2009

RCMP from Queens tell CKBW the young boy run over in Bang's Falls is improving and is on his way to recovery. Staff Sergeant Bruno Deveau says the three year old is scheduled to leave the Intensive...

Post date: November 10, 2009

It's a special guest speaker for a special meeting. This will be the first Annual General Meeting in a long for members of the Lunenburg Progressive Conservative Association where there is not a...

Post date: November 10, 2009

Few details and no update yet. Police say a three-year-old Queens county boy was taken to hospital with head injuries after he was hit by a vehicle driven by his mother. The accident happened...

Post date: November 10, 2009

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