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Changes around when women can donate blood have meant fewer donations this year.In December 2016, Canadian Blood Services changed how long women have to wait before making donations.Peter MacDonald...

Post date: April 23, 2018

(Photo: From L to R: Paulette Sweeney-Goodwin, managing director of the Yarmouth Hospital Foundation accepts a cheque for the lead gift of $25,000 for the new urology program at Yarmouth Regional...

Post date: April 23, 2018

The Yarmouth Arts Regional Council will receive considerably less money from the The Town of Yarmouth this year. The town reduced its annual grant to Th'YARC from $5,000 to $580. The council...

Post date: April 23, 2018

Last week the province announced over 2.7 million dollars in funding for regulated day cares and pre-schools to expand and adapt with the new pre-primary program rolling out.However, a non-profit day...

Post date: April 22, 2018

The Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre will be putting its best foot forward when the ESSO Cup begins today.Workers at the facility have been preparing to host the Canadian Women's Midget Hockey...

Post date: April 22, 2018

The Canada-Nova Scotia Petroleum (CNSOPB) announced today they've granted approval to BP Canada to drill an exploratory well on the Scotian Shelf.The move comes just a day after a protest was...

Post date: April 21, 2018

The Liberal National Convention was met with protests today in Halifax.People opposed to BP's plan to drill off the coast of Nova Scotia gathered outside the Halifax Convention Centre to voice...

Post date: April 20, 2018

The final touches are being laid out as Bridgewater prepares to welcome the best female midget hockey players in Canada.The Esso Cup will be played at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre starting...

Post date: April 20, 2018

A boating accident has claimed the life of a Lunenburg County man.RCMP says shortly after 9:00am yesterday, a 73-year old man was fishing with a woman near Dean Lake Road in Westfield, Queens County....

Post date: April 20, 2018

As the province prepares to roll out its new pre-primary program, it's injecting a total of $2.7 million dollars into regulated childcare centres right across Nova Scotia.A number of pre-schools...

Post date: April 20, 2018

570 child care spaces will be converted to support infant care, toddlers and pre-primary wraparound care. The province announced they're spending $2.7 million dollars to meet 'the changing needs...

Post date: April 20, 2018

Lobster fishermen in our area aren't very happy with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The issue is an at-sea observer program to monitor bycatch. In a news release, the Southwest Lobster...

Post date: April 20, 2018

If you're looking to fill the gas tank today, you'll be spending just a little more at the pumps.The price of gas around Lunenburg County and surrounding areas jumped 1.6 cents a litre over...

Post date: April 20, 2018

Nova Scotia's transportation minister says the Cat ferry is ready for action.Problems last summer with its engines caused several delays and cancelled some crossings.Lloyd Hines says those issues...

Post date: April 19, 2018

April is Autism Awareness Month but for one young South Shore man, awareness is his mission all the time.Thirteen-year-old Ethan Ringer has autism and does presentations to schools to advocate for...

Post date: April 19, 2018

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