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Grad recognition ceremonies to be held at high schools: N.S. Education

FALL RIVER: The Department of Education and Early Childhood Education said progress is being made on what graduation ceremonies will look like this June at N.S. high schools. Violet MacLeod, spokeswoman with the department, confirmed...

Memorial run to honour lives lost in Portapique and surrounding areas

TRURO: The Nova Scotia Remembers Legacy Society will honour and celebrate the lives lost in Portapique and the surrounding community on April 18-19, 2020 with a Memorial Run/Walk in and around Truro. The run/walk will...

May 4 court date for Wellington man charged with impaired driving

WELLINGTON: The Wellington man charged with impaired driving after a single-vehicle collision near Station 42 on Feb. 14 will be back in court May 4. Chance Benvie is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court...

Pet of the Week – April 9, 2021

Here is our Pet of the Week for April 9, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw: The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...

RCMP respond to threats call in Elmsdale

ELMSDALE: RCMP officers with East Hants quickly resolved an incident that began in Colchester County before continuing to the Esso at the Elmsdale Shopping Mall on April 5. S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said onlookers in Elmsdale...

1st Canal Brownies keeping the community clean

FALL RIVER: The 1st Canal Brownies held a hike recently from St. John’s United Church to the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre. Along the way they decided to pickup the litter they could along the...

From the Firehouse – March 2021

Brought to you by: MILFORD: Here is a look at the March calls for volunteer fire departments in Milford; Indian Brook; Enfield; Elmsdale; Kennetcook; Shubenacadie; Stewiacke; Nine Mile River; and Lantz. Milford Fire responded to 10...

Blois’ policy resolution on Agriculture heading for Liberal Party’s virtual National Convention

KINGS HANTS: A policy resolution put forward by Kings-Hants MP Kody Blois is among the top 30 that will be considered at the virtual Liberal National Convention taking place April 8-10. The resolution, Canada as...

Changes to Securities Act aimed at strengthening regulation, protect whistleblowers

HALIFAX: Nova Scotia's investors are gaining protection and benefits consistent with best practices across the country. Amendments introduced today, April 6, will ensure consistency with other provinces and improve enforcement of securities laws. "Industry and consumers...

Cpl. Chris Marshall: Your new N.S. RCMP Public Information Officer

DARTMOUTH: The Nova Scotia RCMP is introducing new bilingual Provincial Public Information Officer (PIO), Corporal Chris Marshall. Originally from Saskatchewan, Cpl. Marshall spent a portion of his childhood in Nova Scotia before moving to Montréal, where he remained...
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