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Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement on the death of a Canadian soldier in Afghanistan:“It is with great regret that I extend my condolences, and those of all Canadians, to...

Post date: September 14, 2009

One Canadian soldier was killed and four injured when an improvised explosive device detonated near their armoured vehicle on a road in Panwjai District. The incident occurred approximately 10...

Post date: September 14, 2009

The money is in the bank. And now they're getting ready to start swinging hammers for the Habitat for Humanity project in Queens. Organizers exceeded their goal of raising 60-thousand dollars to...

Post date: September 14, 2009

A public washroom for the Village of Chester is one step closer. The Village Commission recently unveiled plans for a new washroom at the Lido Pool at a cost of about 70 thousand dollars. Chester...

Post date: September 14, 2009

Lunenburg RCMP are investigating a hit and run accident that took place in the town over the weekend. The Mounties are requesting the public's help in identifying a vehicle involved in the hit and...

Post date: September 14, 2009

The NDP is handing out almost 900-thousand-dollars over the next several days for projects that will help reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions. Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau...

Post date: September 11, 2009

It's a page out of the history of Lunenburg Harbour. But this weekend it's living history. For the first time in nearly four decades, a newly-built wooden schooner is being launched. The Dory Shop...

Post date: September 11, 2009

Two Shelburne county men with green thumbs have been caught red-handed by RCMP. Police say they arrested the two and seized 61 mature marihuana plants at an outdoor grow-op in the Upper Ohio area of...

Post date: September 11, 2009

A returning President and a few new faces around the table on the executive for the Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce. Craig Collins of the NSCC's Lunenburg campus is back as the head of the...

Post date: September 11, 2009

A man had to be rescued from a pleasure boat that caught fire in Mahone Bay. He was pulled from the eight-metre fibreglass craft by other boaters in the Clay Island area. There were no injuries...

Post date: September 11, 2009

Just before ten this morning a sailboat inbound to Lunenburg is going to report an engine room fire and that it's listing heavily to starboard before rolling over. We know this, because it's part of...

Post date: September 11, 2009

A Port Mouton man is facing a charge for selling clams without a commercial license. DFO officers from Liverpool arrested the man on August 16th in the Port Mouton area. He's accused of digging...

Post date: September 11, 2009

The Town of Bridgewater will be receiving a little more than $208,000 as a final payment for flood damage sustained in March 2003, The town was one of several communities affected as a result of...

Post date: September 11, 2009

Students across the province are wearing pink today (September 10th) as they mark the second annual Stand Up Against Bullying Day. Education Minister Marilyn More says that bullying is unacceptable...

Post date: September 10, 2009

It was first proposed back in May of 2007, now a housing development for Mahone Bay is on indefinate hold. Mayor Joe Feeney says Council is discussing a letter of intent to continue persuing the...

Post date: September 10, 2009

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