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Four more COVID19 vaccine storage sites announced, including in Truro

EAST HANTS/HALIFAX: Four more COVID-19 vaccine storage sites will be set up across the province this week as Nova Scotia prepares to expand its vaccination program early in the new year.The cold storage sites...

Lantz Fire captures 2020 Noble Cup

LANTZ: The Lantz Volunteer Fire Department has taken home the Noble Cup for 2020, besting their counterparts with Elmsdale Fire by donating more blood during the 2020 Plasma Challenge. For this event, which covered all...

RCMP respond to thefts in Nine Mile River area

NINE MILE RIVER: East Hants RCMP are reporting several thefts from residences and vehicles in the Nine Mile River area on the morning of Dec. 6. Police say in a message to 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...

Police kept busy with assaults, break-and-enters in Beaver Bank, Lantz

BEAVER BANK/LANTZ: There have been five reports of alleged assaults reported to Halifax District RCMP in the past week, according to information posted on the Crimemapping tool website. Alongside the assaults, there has been three...

Feed N.S. gets $10k boost from Atlantic Gold’s parent company

MUSQUODOBOIT VALLEY: The parent company of a resource company mining for gold in the Musquodoboit Valley has made a huge donation to assist those in need across N.S. In a recent tweet, Feed Nova Scotia...

Halifax man charged with stunting, impaired driving, flight from police

BROOKFIELD:On April 5, at approximately 2 a.m., a member of Colchester District RCMP was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 102, when he noted a vehicle travelling at 161 km/hr.  As it passed the police vehicle, the suspect...

Ending #PeriodPoverty: Elmsdale man takes action to help women

ELMSDALE: A young gentleman from Elmsdale is receiving applause from women in the area for stepping outside what would be many others comfort zone to ensure local women have what they need. Scott Ellis held...

RCMP members receiving wellness treatment following N.S. shootings

More than 100 officers responded to rampage; several on leave of absence ENFIELD: The well-being of the Nova Scotia RCMP officers who made the initial response to the rampage on April 18-19 in Portapique and...

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...
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