Town of Bridgewater

Bridgewater is a town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the navigable limit of the LaHave River. It is the largest town in the South Shore region. While a good deal of the South Shore’s economy is reliant on tourism, Bridgewater is a commercial and industrial centre that attracts far fewer visitors. One of the primary employers is a Michelin tire plant.

January 4, 2019

Leon’s furniture closes Bridgewater store

Leon’s furniture in Bridgewater (and in Coldbrook, NS) closed their doors yesterday, blind-siding employees and customers who were waiting for items they purchased.

August 30, 2018

Ex-police chief facing sex-related charges no longer on Bridgewater’s payroll

The town announced this afternoon (August 30, 2018) that John Collyer, the former chief of the Bridgewater Police Service, was officially off the payroll on August 11, 2018. Collyer was suspended in May 2017, and was then put on administrative leave since August 2016.

April 9, 2018

Preliminary hearing to begin for N.S. police chief charged with sexual assault

A preliminary hearing was set to begin April 9, 2018 for a Nova Scotia police chief facing sex charges involving a 17-year-old girl.

March 27, 2017

Government Invests in Clean Energy Plan for Bridgewater

Government is helping the Town of Bridgewater advance a community energy initiative that will support local investment in sustainable energy solutions and drive economic activity.

Minister of Business Mark Furey, on behalf of Energy Minister Michel Samson, announced $20,000 in support today, March 27, for the town’s Energize Bridgewater Project.

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December 1, 2017

Bridgewater’s reduced energy costs saved town about $200K

The Town of Bridgewater is celebrating after recent analysis showed the municipality has managed to drop its greenhouses gas emissions well below targets set in 2013.

That drop in energy consumption has saved the town roughly $200,000, according to the town’s sustainability planner.
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