Friday, October 4, 2013

Electric Car Chargers On Site At LCLC

Electric car users have a spot to plug-in at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. A handful of electrical car charging stations can be found on site; the first of their kind in Bridgewater. General Manager Kevin Benjamin says the outlets, along with a number of different items including a system that gathers rain-water to flush toilets are all working towards the facility's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design measure. Benjamin says the electric car chargers are a good investment for the site.

Benjamin says the chargers are helping the facility reach LEED Gold standards, which will help certify it as environmentally responsible and resource-efficient.

Queens: Province Recognizes Woodland Owner Of the Year

A Queens County woodland owner will be recognized by the province this weekend. Georgie and Helen Uhlman ae receiving the provincial and western region woodland owners of the year award from the Department of Natural Resources. An open house and public tours will be held Saturday afternoon at the Uhlman woodland in West Caledonia. The event takes place at 12:30. If you're interested in attending, from Bridgewater, take Exit 13 off Highway 103 and turn right onto Trunk 325. Drive 25 kilometres and then turn left onto Trunk 208. Drive about 18 kilometres and turn right onto Trunk 8. Drive about 5 kilometres, then turn left onto Hibernia Road, then turn right on West Caledonia Road. Continue for about a kilometre, turn right and watch for signs.

d'Entremont Seeks Election In Argyle-Barrington

Chris d'Entremont has been a member of the Nova Scotia Legislature for more than a decade. He's a former health minister and he's running this time for the PC's in the new riding of Argyle-Barrington. d'Entremont tells us its like everywhere else in the province. Jobs and the sluggish economy are big campaign issues in his riding.

d'Entremont's challengers for his job on election day will be Liberal Kent Blades and Kenn Baynton of the NDP.

Irwin Seeks Election For PC's In Chester-St. Margarets

Candidates in South Shore ridings will be spending a busy weekend on the campaign trail as Tuesday's election draws near. In Chester-St. Margarets, Progressive Conservative Janet Irwin is hoping her past year of hard work will pay off at the polls. She's hoping to unseat incumbent NDP MLA and cabinet minister Denise Peterson-Rafuse.

Irwin is a former journalist, spending much of her career at the CBC. Its her first run at provincial politics.

Lumberjacks In New Brunswick For Three Game Road Trip

The CIBC Wood Gundy Lumberjacks travel to New Brunswick for three games in three days. The Bridgewater club is searching for their first win as they take on the Campbellton Tigers Friday evening. The Lumberjacks are winless in six starts this season, while Campbellton has yet to win in regulation. Forward Ryan Groom feels they're close to getting their first win.

The Lumberjacks will also visit Miramichi and Woodstock on their road trip. Game time tonight is 7:30pm.