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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

From the Firehouse – April 2020

MILFORD: The number of calls were down in the month of April for many local fire departments, mostly due to changes in responses to medical assists because of COVID19. Here is a look at calls...

Province issues Accelerated Internet Projects update

ELMSDALE: High-speed internet is heading to many in the Elmsdale area as part of the Accelerated Internet Project program from the province. In an update on May 11, the provincial government said high-speed internet is...

Schools won’t return this year in N.S; last online teaching day June 5

HALIFAX: What many thought as the worst kept secret was confirmed on May 8 by Premier Stephen McNeil and it's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang. Many people had been saying they couldn't...

Statement from the family of Enfield RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson

ENFIELD: The family of Const. Heidi Stevenson issued a statement, through N.S. RCMP, on May 6. "The Stevenson family would like to thank our community, the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, as well as Heidi's...

Nurses’ simple gesture turns into tribute for N.S. shooting victims

ENFIELD: Some of Nova Scotia’s frontline workers unknowingly paid it forward thanks to a thoughtful gesture from a creative local woman from Enfield. Ann MacLean, a nurse in the dialysis unit at the Colchester East...
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