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For the week of October 7, 2008

Charges laid in connection with cemetery vandalism
Two teens face charges in connection with the latest vandalism spree to the Brookside Cemetery.  
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Street unit disrupts major organized crime group
Police announced in this community on October 2 that a major organized crime ... 
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Bridgewater man accused of having child porn
A Bridgewater man has been charged with possessing child pornography.  
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Spotted stealing bicycle
RCMP in Lunenburg are looking for a person spotted stealing a bicycle last month.  
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First draft of Chester sustainability plan unveiled
The first draft of the municipal Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) is in.  
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Solid-waste budget on the rise
Mahone Bay has approved a bigger budget for regional solid waste.  
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Ignoring house arrest nets 30 days
Getting caught in a car when he was supposed to be at home on house arrest has landed ... 
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Colourful controversy concluded?
In the late 1960s the popular rock group Chicago had a hit single with a song called ... 
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South King Street water main breaks three times
South King Street water taps have been forced off for several hours on three ... 
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New sidewalk slated for this fall
If all goes well, pedestrians travelling along a section of Victoria Road will have a ... 
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Changes abound for Lunenburg candidates' meeting
Complaints from a resident seeking a seat on Lunenburg council in the upcoming ... 
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Illegal cigarettes draw nearly $14,000 in fines
The illegal cigarettes may have seemed like a bargain, but in this case they'll cost a New ... 
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Water utility/fire rate hearing set
Users of the Mill Cove Park Water Utility are facing a near 100 per cent increase in rates ... 
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New septage building for Chester
The Municipality of Chester will soon have a state-of-the-art septage building and ... 
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Parking still on the front burner at Park View Education Centre
The luck of the draw determined which students have the right to park at the region's ... 
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Admits having cocaine, marijuana to sell
Sentencing has been put off until late November for a Middle LaHave man who has admitted ... 
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Federal election 2008
Four of the five candidates seeking the South Shore-St. Margarets federal seat recently ... 
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Dryden hopes to score votes, deflects shots about Dion
In town to score support for the local Liberal candidate, hockey legend Ken Dryden ... 
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Candidates confront Keddy on Atlantic Accord
The government's record on the Atlantic Accord and economy were targets of candidates' ... 
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Liberal Green Shift plan dominates town hall meeting
South Shore-St. Margarets Liberal candidate Dr. Bill Smith and Scott Brison, MP ... 
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Expert offers insight into active transportation in Bridgewater
Define communities around active transportation and make walking and bicycling something ... 
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Active-living strategy unveiled
Almost exactly one year after it began, the active-living strategy for Chester ... 
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Mahone Bay considers noise bylaw
Things are getting loud in Mahone Bay, but maybe not for long.  
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Municipal candidates want further study on amalgamation
Less than half of the candidates running or acclaimed in the Municipality of Lunenburg ... 
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Bridgewater members say no to amalgamation
There were two nos and two abstentions from four of the candidates seeking council ... 
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Brookside Cemetery burial fees back under the microscope
Don't die too close to weekends, holidays and quitting time.  
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Dirt bike stolen during break-in
This thief may have driven away on the stolen goods.  
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Chester chamber welcomes new president
It didn't take the new president of the Chester Municipal Chamber of Commerce long to ... 
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Chester Trust membership down
Membership numbers for Chester Trust are down, but there's no cause for concern ... 
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Would-be mayors square off
Over 80 people piled into the St. John-in-the-Wilderness Anglican Church hall to ... 
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New Bridgewater council will get pay hike
Those elected here for the next mandate of town council will get a hike in pay.  
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  Municipality to change system of government
Jack Wentzell drives his red four-wheel-drive truck over the rough gravel road which ... 
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Vintage car club makes brief stop in Lunenburg
Lunenburg's historic waterfront took on a new, "old" look the afternoon of September ... 
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Lunenburg businessman named to NSPI board
A prominent Lunenburg businessman has been appointed to the board of directors ... 
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Council asked to come back to board
An administrator and a board member from Hillside Pines Home for Special Care lobbied ... 
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First ever women's gambling retreat
Tanya (not her real name) has a steady, well-respected job.  
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Lot changes required before Lunenburg B&B can expand
Parking-related issues have thrown a bit of a curveball at a Lunenburg bed and ... 
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Physio clinic, sports shop to be part of fieldhouse
A lease agreement between this town and the South Shore Fieldhouse Society will ... 
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