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Young woman speaks out about scary encounter at Waverley park

Hannah Burns raising awareness of her ordeal to help keep others safe WAVERLEY: A young woman from Lakeside is speaking out after a scary encounter on a late Thursday night in the Powder Mill Park...

UPDATED: Two Wellington men charged in home invasion

WELLINGTON: Three people have been arrested after an early morning home invasion in Wellington on Christmas Eve. N.S. RCMP spokesman Sgt. Andrew Joyce told The Laker News on Dec. 29 that two men, both from...

Mom, son charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats

KENNETCOOK: A mother and son have been charged with numerous assault and uttering threats offences following an incident at Hants North Rural High (HNRH) that spilled over to the nearby Kennetcook Fire Hall parking...

Nine Mile River man charged with Health Protection Act violation

NINE MILE RIVER: A 47-year-old Nine Mile River has been charged under the Health Protection Act with not self-isolating upon returning to N.S. East Hants RCMP were conducting a checkpoint on Dec. 20 in the...

Middle Musquodoboit woman arrested in relation to Wellington home invasion

WELLINGTON: The woman involved in a home invasion on Christmas Eve in Wellington has been arrested and charged in the incident, Halifax District RCMP confirm on Feb. 26. Cpl. Lisa Croteau told The Laker News...

UPDATED: Enfield man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant now in custody

WELLINGTON: The Enfield man wanted by RCMP on a province-wide arrest warrant related to a Christmas Eve home invasion in Wellington, issued earlier Jan. 21, has been arrested. Cpl. Lisa Croteau with Halifax District RCMP...

New Sheriff in town: S/Sgt. Bushell takes over reins at East Hants RCMP

ENFIELD: The new Staff Sgt. with East Hants RCMP knows he’s coming in at a time when the detachment’s members are still mourning one of their own, while the force comes under the intense...

UPDATED: Police arrest Fall River man wanted on province-wide warrant

FALL RIVER: The 49-year-old man from Fall River for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP have arrested him without incident last night in Dartmouth. Dean Michael Schrader has...

“I want people to know that fear and public policing is not the answer.”

East Hants woman recalls scary plate-shaming incident in Nine Mile River NINE MILE RIVER: Sarah Rutherford and her sister were going about their day on Nov. 27. The two had been out driving around and...

Horse-riding arena damaged in morning fire in Enfield

ENFIELD: The quick actions of one of the owners of Todd Hill Farm in Enfield likely prevented a total loss of their horse-riding arena on the morning of Dec. 17. When Karen and John Gillghan...
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