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More than 200 COVID19 tests completed at Elmsdale assessment centre

ELMSDALE: The Nova Scotia Health Authority says the COVID19 assessment centre in the at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre has completed more than 200 tests. Brendan Elliott, spokesman for NSHA, said the tests were completed...

Stewiacke-area bingo hall fire deemed suspicious

ALTON: A conflagration on April 5 that destroyed an old bingo hall in the Stewiacke area has been deemed suspicious by firefighters. Firefighters from Stewiacke were alerted to the structure fire at the vacant building...

From the Firehouse – 2020 calls to date

ELMSDALE: Here is a look at some of the responses for East Hants and Stewiacke volunteer fire departments. Some of the information is for months of January and February as well. This was a column...

Woman charged with Health Protection Act violations in Stewiacke

STEWIACKE: A 45-year-old Stewiacke woman has been charged with a series of breaches of the Health Protection Act related to COVID19Stewiacke, the CAO of the Town of Stewiacke announced in a release. According to Dale...

Concerns of COVID19 testing centre sees NSHA close blood collection lab in Elmsdale

ELMSDALE: Residents concerns about the blood collection lab at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre remaining open while the COVID19 testing centre was also held in the same unit were heard loud and clear by...

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...

NSHA confirms possible COVID19 exposure at Magnolia in Enfield

ENFIELD: NSHA Public Health is advising of a potential public exposure to COVID-19 on March 11 at The Magnolia, 416 Highway #2, Enfield. On March 11, a celebration of life was held at The Magnolia....

First COVID19 assessment centre for N.S. setup in Elmsdale

ELMSDALE: The first COID19 temporary assessment centre in N.S. will be setup in Elmsdale, the province announced on April 5. The centre officially opened. It is located at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre in...

Kidney named Titan’s Fan Favourite award winner

ENFIELD: An Enfield hockey player that dons the jersey of a northern N.B. team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has left an impression with his team’s fans. Riley Kidney was announced last week...

East Hants residents given reassurances over local COVID19 cases

ENFIELD: The Chief Medical Officer of Health for the province is reassuring the East Hants community that while they’re aware of the COVID19 cases in the community, if everyone does their part to ensure...
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