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TIR provides updates on Lantz Interchange, Aerotech Connector

ELMSDALE:  The provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) answered some questions on several projects that The Laker News asked about last week. TIR spokesman Steve Warburton was asked for updates on the Lantz...

Province answers question on international rotational workers

FALL RIVER: The province says they deem workers who are travelling internationally because they cannot do their work virtually, as essential travel. The answer comes after The Laker News was sent a question by a...

Stewiacke Fire purchases new firefighting equipment

STEWIACKE: The Stewiacke Volunteer Fire Department has recently purchased several new pieces of equipment with the money fundraised through the 50-50 firefighter fundraiser. One of the new pieces of equipment is a Blitzfire nozzle. Recently, they...

From the Cruiser – Jan. 5 to Jan. 12

Brought to you by: ENFIELD: For the week of Jan. 5 to Jan. 12, East Hants RCMP responded to 93 calls for service throughout the municipality. On Jan. 6, officers were alerted by OnStar Emergency that...

Man dead following Indian Brook crash

INDIAN BROOK: A 23-year-old man from Sipekne'katik has died after a single-vehicle collision on the afternoon of Jan. 13, RCMP confirm. N.S. RCMP spokesman Sgt. Andrew Joyce said that at 2:47 p.m., Indian Brook RCMP...

East Hants RCMP respond to nine collisions in a week

ENFIELD: Officers with East Hants RCMP responded to nine motor vehicle collisions during the past week, according to From the Cruiser column info provided by S/Sgt. Cory Bushell. The mvc’s occurred throughout the municipality. “East Hants...

MVC’s top call of 2020 for East Hants firefighters

EAST HANTS: Motor vehicle collisions was the top call of 2020 for local fire departments that provided data for the 2020 year to The Laker News. While we asked for year end call info from...

Noel-area man nabbed going more than twice the speed limit on Hwy. 354

GORMANVILLE: A 46-year-old Noel area man was nabbed going more than twice the speed limit on Highway 354 on Jan. 7. East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said a member from the detachment was on...

Ramsay announces commitment to University of Vermont

EAST HANTS: A hockey player from East Hants has announced he has committed to an NCAA Division 1 hockey team, when the time comes. At just 16-years-old, Duncan Ramsay is a highly coveted player that...

East Hants Historical Society and their ongoing Cemetery Project

This piece is the first in a series looking at East Hants' history submitted by Holly Hanes: Have you ever found an abandoned cemetery in the woods? The East Hants Historical Society has been actively...
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