Thursday, April 15, 2010

Knife Threats

A 23 year old man is undergoing a 30 day psychiatric evaluation after allegedly threatening people with a knife on Aberdeen Road. Police arrested the man without incident at the location. He was charged with numerous offences including a breach of a conditional sentence order. The man appeared in Bridgewater Provincial Court and was remanded to the East Coast Forensic Unit in Dartmouth.

Crosswalk Charges

A 79 year old man has been charged in relation to an accident at a Bridgewater crosswalk last Friday.(April 9th). Three females were struck while they were crossing the road near the Community College on High Street. All three were taken to hospital with non-serious injuries. The elderly man was charged today (April 15) with Failing to Yield to a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Vendor Service Guidelines

Guidelines are being established to cover vendors and concession operations within municipal parks in Lunenburg County. Mayor Don Downe says it's important to ensure quality and appropriateness of service and is not unlike other jurisdictions in the province. The guidelines will cover vendors or concessions that offer goods or services fro sale or rent to the public in municipal parks. Equipment rentals such as canoes, kayaks, paddle boats bicycles and surf boards will fall under the guidelines as will food services from a motorized vehicle or non-motorized.
Service agreements will run from 1 to 5 years with a minimum 500 dollar damage deposit for each agreement.

Bring the Stanley Cup to the South Shore

You can help bring the Stanley Cup to either Bridgewater or Lunenburg.

"Team up & Bring Home the Cup" is a contest in which hockey players can send in a story about their team and by getting the most online votes their Hockey Team could win the experience of a lifetime – spending time with the Stanley Cup and hockey legend Mark Messier.

Bridgewater Hawks right wing, Nic Stewart sent in his story for the contest.

As well the Lunenburg Falcons Novice Intermediate team is in the running.

To vote for each team visit

Dayspring community meeting

The LCLC, garbage and taxes were the three main topics at last nights community meeting in Dayspring.

The Municipality of Lunenburg hosted the 2nd annual meeting to review last years report card and hear the ideas, comments and concerns of the public.

Mayor Don Downe says he was pleased with the meeting and encourages people to attend future meetings.

The next community meeting is scheduled for tonight at the Lunenburg Fire Hall at 7pm