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Author: Tiffany Pope

  • Parents Advocate For Midwifery On The South Shore

    Parents Advocate For Midwifery On The South Shore

    When Samara Grace Chadwick decided to move back to Atlantic Canada from the U.S. four years ago, her birth plan was a major factor in her decision. Born in New […]

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  • Bluenose Academy Faces Capacity Strains 

    Bluenose Academy Faces Capacity Strains 

    If you have kids attending Bluenose Academy, you have likely received recent emails about classroom changes due to capacity issues. But what is the school’s capacity? Despite the building staying the same size, that number keeps changing.

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  • New Bridgewater Seasonal Overnight Shelter Finds Community Support

    New Bridgewater Seasonal Overnight Shelter Finds Community Support

    This winter, for the first time, adults experiencing homelessness on the South Shore can access an overnight shelter in downtown Bridgewater at  St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

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  • A New Harbour View Haven on the Horizon

    A New Harbour View Haven on the Horizon

    All private rooms. All private bathrooms. A harbour view. This is what Harbour View Haven should look like by 2027.

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  • Blockhouse Hill Listening Session Met With Ongoing Public Concerns

    Blockhouse Hill Listening Session Met With Ongoing Public Concerns

    More than 150 people packed the Lunenburg Fire Hall on September 14 for the Town of Lunenburg’s first public engagement session on the Blockhouse Hill Design Project.

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  • South Shore Asian Mart Opens in Bridgewater

    South Shore Asian Mart Opens in Bridgewater

    When Mona Crisostomo immigrated to Canada from the Philippines four years ago, she scoured the grocery aisles in Bridgewater for flavours of home but found few options.

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  • Cricket A Growing Sport in Lunenburg County

    Cricket A Growing Sport in Lunenburg County

    Last month, the Lunenburg Cricket Club hosted the Maritime Mallu Cup during the Lunenburg Craft & Food Festival, which consisted of 10 Atlantic cricket teams protecting their wickets in a weekend-long tournament.

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  • No Planes or Trains, but Automobiles: Transit in Lunenburg County

    No Planes or Trains, but Automobiles: Transit in Lunenburg County

    I own a car, but I am hard-pressed to drive in a town like Lunenburg, where parking is scarce and cars litter the roads in the summer months, with drivers dusting off their parallel parking skills along Lincoln and Montague Streets as blood pressures rise all around. 

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  • Local volunteers give back

    Local volunteers give back

    National Volunteer Week, April 16 -22, is a time to honour those in the community who give generously of their time and expect nothing in return. To mark the occasion, we spoke to four dedicated volunteers in the region.

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