East Hants

A page for some East Hants news.

N.S. supports municipal collaboration

HALIFAX: Nova Scotians want to live in communities that are vibrant and sustainable, and more collaboration between local governments can help make the places we call home stronger. That is why the province is...

Hyde’s Bridge replacement work scheduled for early 2022

LANTZ: Residents will have to wait a little longer for the replacement of Hyde’s Bridge in Lantz. A link to the Procurement document that had been making the rounds online seemed to indicate work would...

From the Cruiser – Jan. 12 to Jan. 19

Brought to you by: ENFIELD:  Members with the East Hants RCMP responded to 93 calls for service between Jan. 12 and Jan. 19. The following calls were highlights of what police were doing during the past...

Mount Uniacke hit-and-run suspect sought

MOUNT UNIACKE: Police are seeking information on a hit-and-run in Mount Uniacke on Jan. 16. East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said the detachment received a complaint regarding an incident on Hwy. 1 in Mount...

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...

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...
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