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Driver, passenger “very lucky” after harrowing Lantz crash

The driver, a Halifax man, has been charged with careless driving in the incident LANTZ: A 45-year-old Halifax man is facing a charge of careless driving after a harrowing single-vehicle crash that left some residents...

Mom, son charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats

KENNETCOOK: A mother and son have been charged with numerous assault and uttering threats offences following an incident at Hants North Rural High (HNRH) that spilled over to the nearby Kennetcook Fire Hall parking...

Nine Mile River man charged with Health Protection Act violation

NINE MILE RIVER: A 47-year-old Nine Mile River has been charged under the Health Protection Act with not self-isolating upon returning to N.S. East Hants RCMP were conducting a checkpoint on Dec. 20 in the...

Labour department investigating workplace fatality in Lantz

LANTZ: The Department of Labour has confirmed there was a workplace incident resulting in a death of an employee in Lantz on Sept. 15. Shannon Kerr, spokesperson with the Labour department, told The Laker News...

New Sheriff in town: S/Sgt. Bushell takes over reins at East Hants RCMP

ENFIELD: The new Staff Sgt. with East Hants RCMP knows he’s coming in at a time when the detachment’s members are still mourning one of their own, while the force comes under the intense...

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...

Dreams do come true: Kennetcook’s Singer bound for Princeton

KENNETCOOK: From a small, rural, Nova Scotian high school, to an Ivy League university. Sidney Singer is showing that where you live doesn’t matter if you put in the hard work to attain the...

Horse-riding arena damaged in morning fire in Enfield

ENFIELD: The quick actions of one of the owners of Todd Hill Farm in Enfield likely prevented a total loss of their horse-riding arena on the morning of Dec. 17. When Karen and John Gillghan...

Elmsvale man charged after early morning stabbing in Shubenacadie

SHUBENACADIE: A 37-year-old Elmsvale man has been charged with assault with a weapon following an early morning stabbing that took place in Shubenacadie on Feb. 20. Cpl. Lisa Croteau with N.S. RCMP said that at...

RCMP investigating serious MVC

MOUNT UNIACKE: A 27-year-old man was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries as a result of a serious motor vehicle collision near Highway 101 in Mount Uniacke on April 5. East Hants RCMP said they're...
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