Tag: community

  • Local Photographer Continues Lunenburg’s Photographic Heritage

    Local Photographer Continues Lunenburg’s Photographic Heritage

    “There’s parts of me that are super excited to be offering this historic photographic process in a place that has so much history…I’m really excited to connect more with the community.”

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  • Eula Hirtle celebrated for four decades of help at The Daisy

    Eula Hirtle celebrated for four decades of help at The Daisy

    Eula Hirtle has been helping out at The Daisy since it started as the Spring Fling over 40 years ago.

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  • Where Are All The People? A Call To Show Up

    Where Are All The People? A Call To Show Up

    It may be too early to tell, and the seasonal affective disorder symptoms are sure to add to this effect, but I have noticed a concerning trend in community events so far this fall – there are less people showing up.

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  • Reel Life in Lunenburg: A Decade of Doc Fest Delights

    Reel Life in Lunenburg: A Decade of Doc Fest Delights

    For one week every September, people who love a good true-to-life drama come to Lunenburg NS to see the stories they likely won’t see anywhere else.

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  • A gay ol’ time!

    A gay ol’ time!

    There was something particularly special about marching in the inaugural Bridgewater Pride Parade this year that filled my heart with absolute joy while simultaneously making me tear up once or twice.

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  • Ancient Forests Outside Bridgewater will Continue to Provide Healing Under New Leadership

    Ancient Forests Outside Bridgewater will Continue to Provide Healing Under New Leadership

    The healing power of the ancient hemlocks on 200 acres of forest outside of Bridgewater will now once again be shared and felt by Mi’kmaw elders, knowledge keepers and youth. 

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  • The Magic is Gone

    The Magic is Gone

    Driving through Bridgewater has been uncomfortable, and not just because I’m worried my brakes will fail and I’ll careen into the LaHave. It’s because of the enormous “HP” on the mall, hanging next to the Sport Chek, written in a once-loved lightning font.

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  • Grass to Greenery at Bluenose Academy

    Grass to Greenery at Bluenose Academy

    The Sun is Coming Out: Ne’ata’q, The Food Forest at Bluenose Academy Ne’ata’q, The Food Forest at Bluenose Academy, is getting ready to grow. This community-school collaboration will officially launch […]

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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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  • Castles, Curses, and Community

    Castles, Curses, and Community

    More and more people in Lunenburg County are discovering the appeal of spending an evening as an adventuring elf or orc as Dungeons and Dragons experiences a revival.

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  • The Face Behind The Bells

    The Face Behind The Bells

    There have been seven Master Chimers at St. John’s Anglican since the church bells’ installation –  Peter Allen, a lifelong Lunenburger, has had the privilege for 41 years.

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  • Signs

    Signs

    Sign, sign, everywhere a sign                                                       Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign? -“Signs”,  5 Man Electrical Band, 1970. Ah, the […]

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  • It Takes a Community to Build a Community

    It Takes a Community to Build a Community

    The Sun is Coming Out: Ne’ata’q, The Food Forest at Bluenose Academy Picture a school playground at recess. A few kids play tag through an orchard of apple and plum […]

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  • Famous Town Pies to bring exciting treats to Mahone Bay

    Famous Town Pies to bring exciting treats to Mahone Bay

    South Shore pie-lovers will be delighted to hear Jennah Barry is opening the business of their dreams.

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