Friday, February 26, 2010

LCLC Concept Plan Unveiled

Some hard decisions will have to be made to determine the components of the proposed Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. The architects unveiled conceptual plans to both councils this afternoon with a price tag for the full meal deal almost 11 million more than the original cost of 31.5 million dollars. LCLC Chair Paul Belliveau says the key to remember is this is a concept only. He says it's a working document and details still have to be worked out . Belliveau says budgets will be done once they know what they're building, because they have to know what
their programming will be in the building.
The architects have suggested cutting the second ice surface and phasing it in over five years. A public meeting has been slated for March 10th at a site yet to be determined to gather input before the joint councils make any decision .

Counterfeit Currency

It appears that bogus bills are still being passed in our area. To date 3 men and 1 woman are facing charges of possessing and passing counterfeit currency. Court dates have been set in March, April and May. Bridgewater Police and Lunenburg Country RCMP continue to investigate and expect to lay more charges.

Current power outages


Old Town Lunenburg: expects to be back on at 3:30pm today

Areas of Bridgewater, Caledonia, Liverpool, Chester: expects to be back on at 4:30pm today

Caused by high winds and rain.

Lunenburg Softball field funding

An investment has been made for upgrades for the Town of Lunenburg's main softball field. MP for South Shore-St. Margarets, Gerald Keddy made the announcement today of $6,333 from the federal government's Recreational Infrastructure Canada program. This investment will support the installation of permanent fencing, dugouts and new ground material for the ball field.

South Shore donations to Haiti Relief fund

People of the South Shore were very generous in making donations to the Haiti relief fund. A total of 64 thousand dollars was received at the Bridgewater Red Cross office since the devastating earthquake that happened on January 12th. The money is mainly being used in Haiti for medical care and setting up field hospitals in the Capital of Port au Prince to help out injured victims. Donations to the relief fund are still being taken at all Red Cross locations.

To make a donation to the Red Cross you can visit their Bridgewater office or at

Power outages in Nova Scotia


Due to extended power outages Green Field elementary school and North Queen elementary are dismissing this hour. Also Forest Heights Community School dismissed at 8:30 this morning.

For power outtages in Nova Scotia visit: