Thursday, April 1, 2010

South Shore Health Welcomes New Doctor

South Shore Health is pleased to welcome family physician Dr. John Paleta to the District. Dr. Paleta will join Dr. Jolene Jarvis at her practice in Hubbards. He will begin seeing patients beginning Tuesday April 6. The clinic phone number is 857 1312. Priority will be given to residents of the Municipality of the District of Chester who do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner. Originally from South Africa, Dr. Paleta has been practising in Chilliwack, British Columbia since 2004.

Fishing season opens today

A eager angler could be facing a total of $500 worth of fines for fishing before the opening season. The man was caught at Fiddlers lake in Shelburne County and his Boat & gear was ceased for evidence. Fishing season officially opens today, and Conservation Protection Super visor of Shelburne County, Chris Sperry wants to warn people that they are out patrolling fishing activity.

Donald Gow Passes Away

A prominant Lunenburg County businessman has died.

83-year-old Donald Gow passed away peacefully at his home in Bridgewater on Tuesday.

Donald was successful in business but music was his passion.

He was a member of the Bridgewater Fire Department Band and other bands for seventy years.

The funeral service for Donald Arthur Gow is 2:00 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the United Church in Bridgewater.

Injured Man Found Near LaHave Ferry Terminal

The Mounties are looking into the situation of an injured man found lying on a highway in Lunenburg County.

A cyclist found him yesterday afternoon lying on the road near the LaHave Ferry Terminal on Highway-332.

Emergency Services responded shortly before 4:30 to a call to the scene in East LaHave and took the man to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center in Halifax.

The RCMP say the man -- in his fifties -- had suffered head injuries and may have fallen from a moving vehicle.

If you have any information about this incident, call the RCMP in Cookville at 527-5555.