Thursday, March 4, 2010

Illegal Cigarettes Seized

A Lunenburg County man faces a number of charges following the seizure of a large cache of illegal cigarettes. Police say they found over 72-hundred illegal-cigarettes in a residence on the Sarty Road in New Canada. A 53-year-old New Canada man is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on April 28th for election and plea. He faces charges for possessing illegal cigarettes and unsafe storage of firearms. The South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit was assisted by the Lunenburg County District RCMP and the Bridgewater Police Service General Investigation Section.

Slippery Road Conditions

Slippery road conditions the cause of a couple of accidents along the South Shore. A single vehicle rollover took place this morning on Trunk 3 . No injuries were reported. Around noon time an accident occurred on Highway 331 in Conquerall Bank. Again no injuries in that accident. Motorists are advised to use caution on the roads and highways.

NS Daycare's receive funding

Forty-five daycare's in Nova Scotia are getting about $1.3 million in funding from the provincial government to help them do repairs and renovations. Day cares in the surrounding area that will be receiving money are .. Bye the Sea Nursery School, Chester Kiddie Academy, Little People's Place of Shelburne Association, Lunenburg Day Care Centre, both Small World Learning Centre Society, The Fox & The Hare Daycare Association, and Bridgewater United Church's Day Care Centre and Wee Wisdom Nursery School. The government says non-profit and commercial daycare's can use the loans for improvements such as new windows, installing accessibility ramps and adding energy-efficient furnaces.