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Police charge delivery driver suspected of impaired driving

ELMSDALE: RCMP received a report of an impaired driver in the Elmsdale Business Park on April 28. S/Sgt. Cory Bushell stated that the complainant stated the driver was in a business parking lot, drinking a...

Injured hiker rescued by police, firefighters

“The hiker had suffered leg injuries and required assistance." He said EHS paramedics attended the scene. “The hiker was evacuated by boat due to remoteness and rough terrain of hiking trail,” said S/Sgt. Bushell. There was no...

Talks continue on agreement between Halifax Fire, Enfield Fire

ENFIELD: Negotiations to reach an agreement for fire service coverage on the Enfield HRM side continue, the local councillor for Distirct 1 HRM (Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley) said. During a recent sit-down interview at a Fall...

Miscommunication in messaging sent to HERH parents regarding COVID19 testing: Dr. Strang

EAST HANTS: The Chief medical officer of health said “miscommunication” is what led to a letter home to Hants East Rural High School students saying all students and staff had to get tested after...

Seven from Waverley, East Hants among 67 charged by N.S. RCMP for COVID19 violations

EAST HANTS/WAVERLEY: Nine of the 67 people RCMP have charged for Health Protection and Emergency Management Act violations in relation to COVID-19 since Dec. 1, 2020 are from the Lower Sackville; Musquodoboit; East Hants;...

Enfield-Milford Corridor location helps limit community spread of COVID-19: Dr. Strang

EAST HANTS: While the province’s Chief medical officer of health said there has been community spread of COVID-19 in the Halifax area (central zone), that hasn’t been the case in other outlying areas, like...

From the Cruiser – April 20-27

Brought to you by: ENFIELD: East Hants RCMP responded to 92 calls for service during the period of April 20 to April 27 throughout the Municipality of East Hants. Here are a couple of the highlighted...

VIDEO: Dr. Strang explains why there’s no testing sites in Fall River/East Hants

FALL RIVER: At the April 27 COVID19 briefing Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, answered The Laker News' question regarding why there was no testing in the East Hants/Fall River area. It...

Impaired driver nabbed in Urbania

URBANIA: A 26-year-old Cole Harbour man has been charged with impaired driving following an incident on April 24 in Urbania. East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said officers on patrol intercepted a prohibited driver on...

Theft of ATV in Latties Brook under investigation by police

LATTIES BROOK: Police are investigating the theft of a four-wheeler from rural East Hants. S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said that officers received a complaint of the ATV going missing from a residence in the Latties Brook...
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