East Hants

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From the Firehouse – May 2020 calls

SHUBENACADIE: The month of May continued to see the number of calls for local fire departments on the lower side of things due to restrictions related to COVID19. Below...

Sea Dogs take Belnan’s Ramsay in fourth round of QMJHL Draft

BELNAN: A highly touted defenceman from the Belnan area has been selected during the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League draft, held June 5-6. Duncan Ramsay, who suited for the...

Elmsdale COVID19 testing centre closed in early May

ELMSDALE: The COVID19 primary assessment centre in Elmsdale closed in early May, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) confirmed in an interview on June 2. The Laker News inquired...

COLUMN: East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce

ELMSDALE: Here is this week's weekly roundup from the East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce. Business Planning Through a Crisis WebinarJoin Wanda Leese and Greg Mosher of the...

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...

Upgrades coming to field at Lions Den, thanks to partnership between Lions, Enfield RFC

ENFIELD: The Enfield Rugby Football Club (RFC) is embarking on a project to make improvements to the Breagh MacNeil Memorial Field at the Lions Den in Enfield. In a...

Camping season, Wildlife Park set to open in June with safety measures

SHUBENACADIE: The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park and Nova Scotia's 20 provincial camping parks are set to reopen in June with new measures in place to ensure Nova Scotians can safely enjoy their visits.The...

COVID19: Canada Day in Enfield/Elmsdale cancelled; Hay Days revised

ENFIELD: Two local events held to celebrate Canada Day in East Hants have been impacted by COVID19 and the health order surrounding it. In Enfield/Elmsdale, King Lion Perry Colley...

Dillman’s Bridge, Hydes Bridge replacement projects receive provincial stimulus spending

LANTZ: Bridges in Meagher's Grant and Lantz are among the infrastructure projects receiving provincial investment dollars, announced May 27 by Premier Stephen McNeil. In a release, the province says...

MacInnis ready to retire from East Hants municipal politics

SHUBENACADIE: Residents of Shubenacadie will not see a familiar name on the ballot when they vote this October—pending any change in scheduled municipal elections due to COVID19. Pam MacInnis,...
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