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Moncton man charged in Centre Rawdon crash

CENTRE RAWDON: A 29-year-old Moncton man has been charged with impaired driving after a motor vehicle collision in Centre Rawdon on New Years Day. East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said RCMP were notified by...

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...

Contract to be awarded for Hyde’s Bridge work; expected to reopen by late Fall...

LANTZ: A provincial spokesperson is giving residents of Lantz a possible date that a much used bridge will be back open. In a response to The Laker News for an update on Hyde’s Bridge and...

First step towards improving mental wellness care for Mi’kmaw communities in N.S. announced

MILLBROOK: The first step for Mi’kmaw communities across the province on the road to improved access to a framework towards mental wellness care and support that is culturally safe was announced March 15. At the...

From the Firehouse – November 2022 calls

Brought to you by: NINE MILE RIVER: Here is a look at the calls for local volunteer fire departments in Stewiacke and East Hants for the month of November. Call information provided comes from Nine Mile...

Crews doing manhole maintenance in Lower Sackville Sept. 1

LOWER SACKVILLE: From 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, Halifax Water crews will be on-site undertaking manhole maintenance near 833 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Lane reductions will be in place in this...

Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo introduces new Freighter Service into Halifax

HALIFAX STANFIELD: Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo operated the first dedicated freighter flight into Halifax Stanfield International Airport on April 20 using the second Boeing 767-300ER to enter service. The addition of this aircraft...

COVID19 Mobile Units heading to Beaver Bank for Feb. 20, Feb. 21

BEAVER BANK: In response to the recently announced case of COVID-19 in the Beaver Bank area, Public Health’s mobile units will be in Beaver Bank on Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 21...

NDP: N.S. ER’s closed too often, closure hours up 30 per cent

HALIFAX: The Liberal government’s continued neglect of emergency rooms in Nova Scotia has meant ER closures increased by 30 per cent in 2019/2020.  “We have a health care system that was in crisis before the...

Federal investment will assist with Springfield Rec Centre upgrades

MIDDLE SACKVILLE:  Upgrades are coming to the Springfield Lake Recreation Centre that will improve it and make it safer for all users. At the Rec Centre off Lakeview Avenue in Middle Sackville on Oct. 28,...
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