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Ahead of Dumping Day, Gary Nickerson speaks with Debbie Buott-Matheson and lobster fisherman Bernie Berry. Gary Nickerson speaks with Dr. Sarah Shea from the Commission on Inclusive Education...

Post date: November 27, 2017

The Grey Cup received an injection of Atlantic Canadian flavour. For the 10th straight year, a group called the 'Atlantic Schooners' traveled to the CFL Championship to host a kitchen party....

Post date: November 27, 2017

Lots of local action in the Valley High School Hockey League over the weekend. On Friday, the Barrington Barons shutout Clare 8-0. Tanner Bateman had two goals as did Tanner O'Connell, Joseph...

Post date: November 27, 2017

The annual Best of Queens awards were just handed out.Queens residents voted for their favourites in ten categories.A packed house turned out at Hell Bay Brewing Friday night to honour the winners....

Post date: November 27, 2017

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners won their third straight game, 4-3 over the St. Stephen Aces Saturday night at Mariners Centre. Yarmouth scored three times in the first five minutes of the game,...

Post date: November 27, 2017

The following are weekend local sports results sent to our newsroom: YARMOUTH COUNTY MINOR HOCKEY: BANTAM A: The West Pubnico Pharmasave Bantam A Mariners lost 4-3 to South Shore in a league...

Post date: November 27, 2017

It's a go for Tuesday. Lobster fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia have been given the green light to set their gear tomorrow morning. The start of the lobster fishery, Dumping Day, falls on...

Post date: November 27, 2017

RCMP say a vehicle left the road this morning on Highway 101 in Clare. The vehicle caught fire. Emergency services responded to the location at Marker 46, about 4 kilometres from the Little...

Post date: November 27, 2017

Local teacher Josh Burke has created his first children's book. It's based on his cat, having adventures around the Yarmouth area. 'Jack the Cat' is now available at select locations in town...

Post date: November 27, 2017

It looks like it will be an active winter across our region. The Weather Network says temperatures are expected to be above normal values. They're predicting a very busy winter for all three...

Post date: November 27, 2017

The start of the 2017 lobster season off southwestern Nova Scotia is tentatively set for set for Tuesday for LFA 34. But again, it's all dependent on the weather. The season was postponed for...

Post date: November 26, 2017

Safety is paramount as lobster fishermen prepare for the start of the 2017 season.Approximately 1700 vessels, loaded with traps, will head out with about 5800 people aboard those boats.Department of...

Post date: November 26, 2017

The LaHave River Estuary is about to get a good cleaning.Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation is receiving funding from Environment Canada for a three year Atlantic Canada Microplastic Research Project...

Post date: November 26, 2017

The start of the lobster fishery off southwestern Nova Scotia has been delayed. Normally Dumping Day would be this Monday, however the weather forecast isn't looking good. This morning...

Post date: November 25, 2017

A big second period helped the Yarmouth Junior A Mariners to a victory tonight. The Mariners held on to beat the Pictou County Weeks Crushers 4-3 at Mariners Centre, just their second home game in...

Post date: November 24, 2017

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