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Firefighters battle intense heat at Hardwood Lands structure fire

HARDWOOD LANDS: A mid-morning fire in Hardwood Lands on April 9 caused extensive damage to a garage, with a shortage of firefighters initially and intense heat proving obstacles for crews on scene. East Hants fire...

COLUMN: Ask the Vet with Dr. Juanita Ashton, Elmsdale Vet

Jessica Bennett: How do we heal rough pads on our dog's paws? Is it normal for dogs to get rough pads in winter? Dr. Juanita: Thanks Jessica for the great question! Many pet...

East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce round up – week of July 27

Covid-19 Update for Businesses.Starting Friday the 31st, masks will now be mandatory in designated public indoor spaces.The indoor spaces are as follows: Retail businesses.Shopping centres.Personal services businesses, such as hair and nail salons, spas, body...

Cameron aware of need for new schools in Hants East

ELMSDALE: The NDP candidate for Hants East is no stranger to talk centered around the need for school replacements in both Milford and Kennetcook., As the former editor and reporter with The Weekly Press and...

N.S. students among organizers of CyberSTEAM Challenge

WOLFVILLE: Two of the three organizers of the Canadian CyberSTEAM Challenge are from Nova Scotia. Jessica Bennett, from Wolfville, and Margaret Hopkins, also from Wolfville, have teamed with Sandra Mai, from Richmond Hill, Ont. for...

Police give ATV driver warning after Elmsdale collision

ELMSDALE: An Elmsdale man might be counting his lucky stars after a collision between the ATV he was driving and a vehicle on Hwy 214 on Jan 15. East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said...

ATEN providing support for those residents experiencing trauma in the Shubenacadie area

SHUBENACADIE: A new non-profit organization has been launched in the Shubenacadie region aimed at meeting a need for a community-based, not-for-profit resource too address multiple forms of trauma. The After-Trauma Empowerment Network (ATEN) is a...

COLUMN: A Hants North Grad writes about graduating in the COVID19 era

By Lauren Ottewell, a Grade 12 student at HNRH in Kennetcook This year would have been the year I would have graduated. It was a year where I would have encountered new, exciting and challenging...

Community Health Boards seek Wellness Fund Project proposals

EAST HANTS/FALL RIVER: Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia are simplifying their Wellness Fund Proposal process to accommodate community groups impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our communities will face huge challenges on the back...

UPDATED: Enfield RCMP officer killed in line of duty during manhunt for Portapique killer

ENFIELD: An RCMP officer is among the 17 fatalities following a mass shooting that began in Portapique, Colchester County and ended with the gunman being shot dead by police in Enfield, HRM. Const. Heidi Stevenson,...
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