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Our annual gift to the people of Boston is on its way -- the 15-meter white spruce was cut down yesterday on the Fox Point property of Floyd and Elaine Shatford. The Christmas tree will be set up on...

Post date: November 17, 2009

With Christmas shopping beginning to ramp up -- Barrington R-C-M-P are issuing a reminder. The Mounties are asking you to remember to remove valuables and loose change from your vehicles -- and --...

Post date: November 17, 2009

The lack of a seatbelt is being singled out as contributing to the death of a Lunenburg County man Friday night. R-C-M-P say the 39-year old man died of injuries suffered in the single vehicle crash...

Post date: November 16, 2009

A community group in Chester is looking for 58-thousand dollars from the municipal council. The group wants to use the money to help recruit new doctors to the area by expanding the Health Resource...

Post date: November 16, 2009

A new report is predicting Nova Scotia will lose 100-thousand workers by 2046. The study by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies also shows we have been successful in getting more people into...

Post date: November 16, 2009

A tree cutting ceremony is planned for this morning to mark Nova Scotia's annual Christmas gift to Boston. This year's selected tree is a white spruce from Fox Point that belongs to Floyd Shatford,...

Post date: November 16, 2009

Flu shots clinics continue here in the region for those in the priority groups - the latest is set for today in Yarmouth at the Lions Club between 2 and 6 -- and -- there is also one here in...

Post date: November 16, 2009

She didn't have precise answers on issues raised -- but -- Chester Warden Allen Webber says a meeting with Community Services Minister Denise Peterson - Rafuse has opened up a line of communications...

Post date: November 16, 2009

A boost for the Nova Scotia Fish Packers Association in its bid to develop new markets for lobster. The federal government is offering up over 70-thousand dollars to help the Association open up new...

Post date: November 13, 2009

The H-1-N-1 flu continues to take hold across the province -- the latest stats show there were 37-people hospitalized last week as a result of the flu. Since the flu season began in September --...

Post date: November 13, 2009

They don't suspect foul play -- Lunenburg County RCMP are working on a case involving a sudden death at a Lower Branch home yesterday. They were called to the home around 1:30 yesterday afternoon and...

Post date: November 13, 2009

The recession doesn't appear to be hurting Lunenburg's High Liner Foods -- third quarter financial results show lower sales volume -- but -- for the year to date sales are up just over 9-percent...

Post date: November 13, 2009

A seniors complex in Chester is asking the municipal council for help with a 71-thousand dollar fix for water problems. The Shoreham Village complex is down to one well and it's trucking in water...

Post date: November 13, 2009

A vacancy on the bench here in Bridgewater is finally being filled -- Richard MacKinnon of Troy has been appointed a provincial judge. He's been a senior Crown counsel with the Public Prosecution...

Post date: November 13, 2009

It's still more than a month away but planning is in the works for the first ever Bridgewater Community Christmas. The volunteer run event aims to bring people together from all walks to share joy,...

Post date: November 13, 2009

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