East Hants

A page for some East Hants news.

Local schools partaking in #StudentVote

FALL RIVER: Yesterday, Oct. 15, and today Oct. 16, more than 10,000 elementary and high school students from throughout Nova Scotia will take part in the Student Vote program for the 2020 municipal elections. A...

From the Cruiser – Oct. 6-13

Brought to you by: MILFORD: East Hants RCMP responded to 103 calls for service between Oct. 6-13. Here is a look at a few of those 103 calls during the past seven days: On Oct. 6, police...

Impaired driver call turns out not to be

MILFORD: RCMP responded to a report of an impaired driver in the Milford area on Oct. 8--only it turned out the motorist wasn't actually impaired. S/Sgt. Cory Bushell, with East Hants RCMP in Enfield, said...

“Violence will get us nowhere,” says MP Samson of fishery tensions

FALL RIVER: The local MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook has issued a statement regarding the ongoing tension between non-native and native fisherman in Digby County. Darrell Samson said he has been active on the file and continues...

ATEN providing support for those residents experiencing trauma in the Shubenacadie area

SHUBENACADIE: A new non-profit organization has been launched in the Shubenacadie region aimed at meeting a need for a community-based, not-for-profit resource too address multiple forms of trauma. The After-Trauma Empowerment Network (ATEN) is a...

N.S. Strong quilt fundraiser giving newly opened Shubenacadie centre a boost

MAIN PHOTO: The N.S. Strong quilt that has tickets being sold on it for a fundraiser. (Margaret Mauger photo) SHUBENCADIE: A quilt made in the wake of the mass shooting in April is being used...

Shubenacadie District School holds Mi’kmaq flag raising

SHUBENACADIE: Students at Shubenacadie District Elementary School held a special flag raising ceremony on an overcast Friday Oct. 2. The school raised the Mi'kmaq flag in recognition of Mi'kmaq Heritage Month that is October. Before the...

Kidney, Francis help Eagles to QMJHL weekend split

SYDNEY: Two local players with the Cape Breton Eagles helped the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team to a Thanksgiving weekend home split with the visiting Charlottetown Islanders. On Friday night, Oct. 9, the Eagles...

East Hants Votes: District-by-district vote stats as of Oct. 13

EAST HANTS: Residents living in Lantz-Milford (District 7) are leading the way in online and phone vote for the Municipality of East Hants municipal election, which will be held Oct. 17 as it is...

From the Cruiser – Sept. 29 to Oct. 6

Brought to you by: ELMSDALE: This week, East Hants RCMP responded to 118 called for service during the week of Sept. 29 to Oct. 6. Here are some highlights: On Sept. 29, RCMP received a report that...
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