Friday, August 20, 2010

History on Stage

Lunenburg History will come alive on stage this Wednesday. Glimpses: a look at history through scene and song, will be performed live onstage at Empire Theatres, in Bridgewater,August 25, 7:30 p.m. Glimpses is the second production of the recently-formed Bridgewater & Area Performing Arts Society. The Society was established to promote the performing arts on the South Shore. The August 25 production of Glimpses an expanded version of the show that first appeared at the Fisheries Museum in Lunenburg, in 2008.


One person was sent to hospital this morning (Friday) suffering smoke inhalation as a result of a house fire in Lunenburg.
The fire caused extensive damage to the building, located in the middle of the downtown heritage district.
Lunenburg fire-fighters were aided in battling the blaze by fire-fighters and a "pumper"-truck from the Mahone Bay department and a "rig"-team from the Dayspring and District Fire Department.
The Bridgewater Fire Department sent personel to stand-by at the Lunenburg Fire House.
Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control within an hour or so.
An investigation is underway to determine the cause.