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It is an incredible display of community support. More than $146,000 has been raised to support the South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater. It is part of a major fundraiser for the Health Services Foundation. The goal was $150,000 to help buy new equipment for the intensive care unit and more donations are still ...
Steve MacArthur Feb 14, 2024
After supporting the Brighter Days campaign and the South Shore Hospital redevelopment fund for the past three years, this year the 14th annual Gift From the Heart Radiothon will be supporting upgrades to South Shore Regional Hospital's ICU. The Health Services Foundation is hoping the local community can come together...
Evan Taylor Feb 13, 2024
Bridgewater Council voted unanimously to approve the development agreement for a 450-unit housing development at their meeting Monday night. Mayor David Mitchell says it's an exciting step forward as the town of Bridgewater seeks to increase its housing stock amidst a shortage, "Virtually all the residents I've sp...
Evan Taylor Feb 13, 2024
Harbour House is putting on two free family events this week as part of National Family Violence Prevention Week. On Tuesday, they will be hosting a free family bowling day at Pejo's Bowling in Lunenburg from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Thursday they are hosting an open family skate at the Emera Centre in Liverpool ...
Evan Taylor Feb 12, 2024 james / CC
The new ferry service for Tancook Island is facing further delays. Initially announced by the previous Liberal government in November 2020, the project aimed to improve transportation between the mainland and the two islands. However, delays have plagued the project, with the latest setback caused by issues with the te...
Evan Taylor Feb 09, 2024
A sod-turning ceremony for Barrington's new recreation centre. The $8.9 million facility will be built next to the Sandy Wickens Memorial Arena on Sherose Island. The province contributed $6 million. Shelburne MLA Nolan Young says a project like this does so much for local residents. "When you look at recreation i...
Kevin Northup Feb 07, 2024
The Chester Fire Department successfully resuscitated a cat while responding to a housefire on Tremont Street on Tuesday night. "Initially we were told there was a possible entrapment, but when we got to the scene we were told it was a cat named Smoky that was trapped inside," said Chester FD Deputy Chief Gre...
Evan Taylor Feb 07, 2024 City of Greenville, North Carolina
The South Shore Lumberjacks have been fined $3,000 after the team decided on Friday not to travel for their scheduled game the due to weather concerns. The statement from the Nova Scotia Juniour Hockey League indicated that the Lumberjacks did not provide adequete notice to the league or the hosting East Coast Penguins...
Evan Taylor Feb 05, 2024
This latest snowstorm will go down in the history books. Snowfall totals have eclipsed 100 centimeters in Cape Breton and some areas of the province. How does it compare to White Juan? Environment Canada meteorologist Bob Robichaud says it reminds him more of a storm in 1992. "It stalled offshore like this one and...
Steve MacArthur Feb 04, 2024
The latest forecast is warning residents of eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton to get ready for a lot more snow. Hazardous winter conditions are expected as this multi-day storm lingers over the Maritimes. Environment Canada is now forecasting 50 to 100 cm by Monday afternoon for some parts of Nova Scotia The national...
Steve MacArthur Feb 03, 2024 joshua twentythree / CC
Administrative offices at the Municipality of Chester are closed Friday. The closure of the buildings at 151 King and 186 Central streets is due to issues with the water system. Staff who can do so will work from home and can be contacted by phone or email. Contact information can be found on the municipality's website...
Kelli Rickard Feb 02, 2024
Residents of Bridgewater will get their chance to have a say on a proposed three-phase 450-unit development on Glen Allen Drive at the February 12 town council meeting. The project includes seven multi-unit buildings with a total of 414 dwellings ranging from 25 to 94 units per building and four to six stories in heigh...
Evan Taylor Feb 01, 2024
Starting Thursday, February 1, the South Shore will host both the Nova Scotia Mixed Curling Championships and the U15 Provincial Championships. The Mixed Championships will be taking place out of the Liverpool curling club, with twelve teams from around the province vying for the title. The U15 event will take place at...
Evan Taylor Jan 31, 2024 Sigve Indregard / CC
Nova Scotia Health's mobile primary care clinic is scheduled to operate in Bridgewater at South Shore Community Health, 26 North St., Suite 102, on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This drop-in clinic will cater to non-urgent, low-acuity health issues and is not an emergency service. The team, including nur...
Evan Taylor Jan 30, 2024
Consolidation could be coming for three municipal units in Shelburne County. The idea will be discussed between the town and municipality, and the Town of Lockeport. Warden Penny Smith says they aren't making a commitment just yet. "We just want to explore the potential advantages and challenges that consolidation...
Kevin Northup Jan 29, 2024
Environment Canada is calling for around 10 centimeters of snow for communities between Yarmouth and Chester in southern Nova Scotia. No snowfall issues have been issued at this time with Environment Canada Meteorologist Bob Robichaud saying once the snow starts early Friday afternoon it will accumulate at a slow rate....
Evan Taylor Jan 26, 2024 Jessica Fadel / Unsplash
The Dayspring Fire Department is advising homeowners of the risks of magnifying mirrors after one nearly caused a house fire in their community. A community member who wishes to remain anonymous contacted the fire department and provided them with images that showed a charred window frame next to a magnifying mirror in...
Evan Taylor Jan 26, 2024
RCMP looking for a suspect after a pair of thefts in western Nova Scotia. The first happened late Tuesday night at a business on Prince William Street in Digby. Police say the suspect entered through the front door, stole $8,000 in merchandise and then fled in a vehicle. In Harmony Mills, Queens County a few hours late...
Kevin Northup Jan 25, 2024
It will be easier to fly to New York this spring. Halifax Stanfield says through United airlines, direct flights will be offered once again between Halifax and Newark, twice a day. The service is one of 100 new flights to cities in the U.S. and Canada this summer. Serving nine Canadian destinations. The flight is avail...
Caitlin Snow Jan 25, 2024 Philip Myrtorp / Unsplash
Update: Highway 210 reopened late Thursday night. RCMP have closed Highway 210 between Labelle Road and Greenfield as emergency crews respond to a transport truck that "jackknifed" on the road. RCMP Information Officer Dominic Laflamme couldn't provide an estimated reopening time when he spoke with our newsro...
Evan Taylor Jan 25, 2024
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