The Avril Arrow

BY Andrew Maize The Avril Arrow marries two canadian icons,  who go the distance, the Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow fighter jet and Avril Lavigne, Canadian pop-punk star. The proud Canadian wet-dreams of what the Avro Arrow could have been still linger today, 50+ years on. The Arrow, once “considered to be both an advanced technical and […]

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The School Beat 1

BY Leif Helmer There has been a lot of discussion in the area about the future of our local schools. Despite increasing enrollment, a fair amount of investment in the buildings and a very engaged school community of parents and other residents, both Petite and Pentz were reviewed for closure. In late March the elected […]

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Acknowledging Humble Caraway

BY Beth Bird Pocker Under the heading, “one thing leads to another,” a recent craving for classic New York rye bread led to the discovery that while many know flavourful caraway in the biblical sense, apparently few know its name. This seemed unfair for such a ubiquitous culinary ingredient.  In the interest of fairness, it […]

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A walk through West Dublin

BY Klarka Weinwurm A purgatory for bakery to beach goers; West Dublin spans about 2 km of road along hwy 331 between the mini townships of Dublin Shore and Crescent Beach. There are the obvious houses that line the main route and trickle up and down lanes. There are cabins hidden by protected tree lines, homemade […]

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we are lobster BY Chloe Anderson

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Learnt Wisdom 1

a good life is working hard and having fun

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River Road by Alex Hickey

We were very pleased to have sheet music from local West Dublin songwriter and musician Alex Hickey grace the cover of our first issue. River Road is a stellar and heartfelt ballad to place and the realities of economics and emotions set on the LaHave. Watch Alex perform her the song live here. River Road is […]

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Editorial 01

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the West Dublin Monitor. We’re a free seasonal publication, a place of open expression for the South Shore LaHave River region. This is a forum for inclusive civc and artistic dialogue, an alternative to the traditional and commercial press, where we hope to strengthen the bonds between each other […]

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Volume 1 Issue 1

Let’s welcome the West Dublin Monitor! West Dublin Monitor · Volume 1 Issue 1 Submissions for our second issue are due May 11. Reach us at Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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First West Dublin Market

The West Dublin Monitor is an organic offshoot of the West Dublin Farmer’s Market. Returning for its second season, the Hub in the Dub is a vibrant community in action, where you’ll find great eats, all-ages activities, cool crafts and tasty fruits and veggies. We’re so pleased to launch our first issue at the inaugural […]

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