Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Woman Located

A sad ending to a search for a Lunenburg county woman. RCMP say the body of Hazel Laurence was located in the Church Lake area yesterday. Police, members of the Lunenburg County Ground Search and Rescue team and a helicopter were all called in to search for the 58-year old woman. They had been called in to look for her in the Cornwall Road area Monday. She had last been seen around 4:30 Sunday afternoon. An autopsy is being completed by the Medical Examiner to find out the cause of death.

Wire Worries

Town Council has given the go-ahead for the construction of 4 two-storey semi-detached dwellings fronting on Glen Allan Drive, In a report to Bridgewater Council, Town Planner Eric Shaw says the matter of power connections was discussed in relation to the number of utility poles and wires in the subdivision. The applicant, Jamie Cochrane didn't support underground connections saying it wasn't fair to come up mid-way through the process. Council voted voted in favour of the option of above grade connections, contingent on early consultation between the developer and NSP.

Farmers Market Returns

It's now officially confirmed. A Farmers Market is coming to downtown Bridgewater, starting on Saturday, July 4th from 8:30am to noon. Councillor David Mitchell says the market will be held on King Street in the parking lot between Intelligent Choice Computers and The Garden of Reading between Dominion St and Empire St. Mitchell says the location provides the best of both worlds he says there is plenty of space for the vendors and that section of King St has parking of both sides of the street as well as parking on Empire. The market will also attract people to the downtown core and into the shops on King St. The first week will see at least 6 producers with, baked goods, meat and produce and Mitchell says that number will grow throughout the season.