Keep doing the things you love
YOGA & MEDITATION: Appreciate the art of practising
RECYCLED LOVE: Recognizing an animal advocate
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?: Giving vegan recipes a whirl
THE BOOK SHELF: Stella Bowles being the change in new book My River
THE VIEW FROM HERE: Ask not what your community can do for you
CHINESE MEDICINE FOR HEALTH: Keeping resolutions with Chinese medicine
REEL TIME: Ice fishing with a little help from my friends
THE ENDAGERED PERSPECTIVE: Old-growth essential for province’s future
South Shore Breaker
Workshop held on intimate partner violence in queer community
Ocean overflow on Sherose Island Causeway a safety concern
Students eat free in February at Chester Area Middle School
Cromwell honoured at African Heritage Month launch
Lunenburg County’s politicians urge more women to get involved
Photo of Mahone Bay picked for Canada Post stamp
Region of Queens Municipality to vote on communication tower later this month
Council for the Region of Queens Municipality will decide at its February 12 meeting if it will enter into a development agreement to allow for the erection of a new cellular telecommunication tower on property located off Meadow Pond Lane in ...
South Shore Regional Hospital upgrades progress
Renovation plans for the South Shore Regional Hospital are moving forward. Lunenburg West MLA Mark Furey was on hand to announce that EXP Architects have been awarded the $4.77 million contract to renovate the hospital’s aging ...
Shipwright Brewing Company opens in historic Lunenburg
Lunenburg has officially joined the craft beer craze with the opening of its first brewery, the Shipwright Brewing Company. Adam Bower, the brewery’s owner, said he was excited to share his love of beer with locals. “I’ve ...
Caledonia students launch Red Dress Project
A bright red dress usually symbolizes elegance and joy, but to the students of Julie Ramey’s Citizenship 9 class at North Queens Community School, a red dress takes on a more ominous meaning. The Red Dress Project was developed by a ...
Lunenburg residents in favour of banning single-use plastics
Plastic Free Lunenburg — a group looking to ban single-use plastics in the postcard perfect town — recently held a public consultation to discuss the issue with residents. The event took place on Jan. 24 at the Lunenburg Fire Hall and ...
Ironworks expansion will keep the rum flowing
Ironworks Distillery will have both a new look and some new products for tourists visiting Lunenburg this year. Owners Pierre Guevremont and Lynne MacKay, who founded the distillery in 2009, said the time had come to expand given the ...
Bridgewater United Church takes step towards inclusion
The message—from the reverend to the congregation— was clear: the Bridgewater United Church is a place for everyone. The church held an official celebration on Jan. 27 to mark becoming a part of Affirm United, a group working for the ...
Halifax protest highlights aboriginal issues
About 100 people drummed, chanted and sang their way across the Macdonald Bridge in Halifax to highlight environmental and social issues affecting the aboriginal community. The protesters started their march at the Dartmouth bus depot on a ...
Childhood friend remembers Tim Hortons co-founder Ron Joyce
Even as a child, Ron Joyce knew he was poor and didn’t want to stay that way. One day, his friend Jack Coulter had heard enough of it. “I said, ‘Well, we’re all poor,’” Coulter remembered ...
Plastic pushback: Lunenburg groups, businesses among players in eco-movement
After countless exhibitions, trade shows and markets, Ironworks Distillery owner Lynne MacKay remembers being fed up. In the distilling business, it is common practice to offer samples in single-use plastic cups. However, these days, ...