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“Cascade of wrongs” from HRM to Waverley residents over road closure: councillor

WAVERLEY: The local councillor isn’t mincing words over her disappointment towards HRM staff for not informing residents of Waverley of road work that will mean an upwards of 20-minute detour for families for the...

RCMP nab impaired drivers in East Hants, Fall River/Beaver Bank areas

EAST HANTS/FALL RIVER: Last month, there were close to 150 Nova Scotia motorists charged with impaired driving, two of which occurred in the East Hants area while there was one refusal of the breathalyzer...

Seventeen Fall River, Beaver Bank motorists snagged for speeding

FALL RIVER/BEAVER BANK: RCMP caught 18 motorists speeding in the Fall River/Beaver Bank area during the month of May, statistics released monthly by the provincial force indicate. Of those 18 that were caught speeding, 17...

Author Garrett releases recipe book A Taste of the Wild

HALIFAX: First published in 1975, A Taste of the Wild is a forager’s dream cookbook. Centred around 40 commonly foraged plants in Canada, Blanche Pownall Garrett’s collection offers unique and exciting ways to cook,...

RCMP weekend traffic enforcement leads to charges in Fall River, Prospect

FALL RIVER: Traffic enforcement by officers with Halifax District RCMP in the Fall River and Prospect area of HRM led to a variety of traffic infractions, including impaired driving.   During this past weekend, Halifax...

CAR-T Cell therapy now available in N.S., first in Atlantic Canada to offer cutting-edge...

From a release from N.S. Health HALIFAX: The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax became the first facility in Atlantic Canada to offer CAR -T cell therapy locally as of March 2022. Prior...

Weekend trivia event on Village Green a success, say organizers

WAVERLEY:  Organizers of a weekend trivia day on the Village Green in Waverley are happy with how the event went off. The trivia fundraiser was put on by the Waverley Events Committee (which is part...

N.S. announces changes to down payment assistance program

From a release HALIFAX: Nova Scotia is making changes to the Down Payment Assistance Program so that more Nova Scotians have an opportunity to buy their first home. The program provides eligible homebuyers with an...

NCC expands key wilderness area along Musquodoboit River

High-priority freshwater wetlands, river frontage and Turtle Lake now protected MUSQUODOBOIT VALLEY: The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced the expansion of an important private land conservation area in the Halifax Regional Municipality recently. The...

Developments continue to grow; 662 residential units approved in Enfield to Shubenacadie corridor

The following was written and posted on the Municipality of East Hants website by their Economic and Business Development division. EAST HANTS: FH Development Group received approval for its residential community, Botanica Village, on May...
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