East Hants

A page for some East Hants news.

SCDA working on memorial park for three shooting victims

SHUBENACADIE: A proposal to create a memorial in Rex McCoul Park in Shubenacadie for three of the 22 shooting victims from the rampage on April 18-19 is getting enthusiastic reviews. The Shubenacadie Community Development Association...

Aquatic Centre opening remains on hold due to COVID19

ELMSDALE: The official opening of the municipality’s new Aquatic Centre remains unknown because of COVID19. In an email from The Laker News on May 21 asking for an update on the facility, located adjacent to...

Local #NovaScotiaStrong t-shirt designer ‘overwhelmed’ at response

Karen Dean of Middle Musquodoboit has raised $60,000 in fundraiser MAIN PHOTO: Kim Parker (from left); Karen Dean; and her youngest daughter, Kacey, proudly don their Nova Scotia Strong emblazoned hoodie and t-shirt. The owner...

RCMP’s report to MEH shows dangerous driving remains an issue

ENFIELD: Dangerous driving continues to be a problem area for local police officers, according to the report presented by East Hants RCMP during the Executive committee meeting of the Municipality of East Hants council...

Lantz Interchange still on target for Jan. 2022 opening: TIR

LANTZ: The Lantz Interchange is on target for its scheduled completion and opening by January 2022, a spokeswoman with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) confirmed in an interview on May 22. Deborah...

Hwy 102 overpass projects in Enfield, Elmsdale progressing

ELMSDALE: The COVID19 shutdown of some businesses in the province has had little to no impact on two highway construction projects in the Enfield/Elmsdale area. Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal spokeswoman Deborah Bayer said...

MEH awards District Recreation grants to various community groups

NINE MILE RIVER: The Municipality of East Hants issued almost $100,000 in District Recreation Fund grants to a variety of community groups across the municipality in March. The DRF’s were approved by council during it’s...

Retired Elmsdale doctor victim of fatal motorcycle crash

GOFFS: A recently retired doctor from the Elmsdale Medical Centre has been identified online by friends as the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on Thursday night. Halifax District RCMP say that officers responded to...

Artistic banners brighten Hwy 2

ENFIELD: The Spring banners along Highway 2 in Enfield have been installed. Thanks to Artists in Bloom from the Enfield District school for the beautiful art, Hwy 2 has been of a spring feel to...

Municipal elections a go in N.S.

FALL RIVER: The Municipal Elections scheduled for October 17, 2020 will go ahead as scheduled, the organization representing Nova Scotia's municipalities said.In a letter addressed to NSFM President Pam Mood, Minister Chuck Porter writes that the...
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