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Beaver Bank man charged with assault with a weapon, firearms offences

BEAVER BANK: At 8:50 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault with a weapon and a man being in possession of firearms at a home in Beaver Bank. Police...

Vehicle damaged during altercation in Shubenacadie

SHUBENACADIE: RCMP are investigating a report of a vehicle being damaged in Shubenacadie. S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said East Hants RCMP responded to the call on Aug. 28 after a complaint had been called into the...

N.S. Wildland firefighters to help snuff out forest fires across Canada

Twitter: @ReprtrPatHealey ENFIELD, HRM: Nova Scotia has answered the call to help fight wildfires in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia. Twenty-three Department of Lands and Forestry wildland firefighters and one agency representative will fight alongside other...

N.S. releases budget, with increases set for mental health; environment, long-term care

HALIFAX: The Rankin government's first budget reflects the priorities of Nova Scotians, providing a path to balance in four years, and investments in key sectors such as long-term care, public health, mental health and...

Frustration mounts for Mrs. Robinson’s Childcare Centre with no news on funding

FALL RIVER: The frustration that childcare operators across N.S. are experiencing during the current COVID19 shutdown is evident in one line from a letter sent to the province and media outlets by the owners...

COVID19; Province reports one death, 227 new cases on May 7

HALIFAX: On May 7, the Province of Nova Scotia reported one death--a woman in her 70s in the Central Zone--along with 227 new cases of COVID-19. There have now been 70 COVID-19 related deaths...

Road construction in Beaver Bank, Fletchers Lake

FLETCHERS LAKE: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Windgate Drive on Friday, May 29.  Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to complete...

McCarron to run as NDP candidate in Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank

WELLINGTON: Politics is in Christina McCarron’s blood. That, combined with her passion to make a difference and a natural curiosity to figure out what is working and what isn’t, is why she’s thrown her name...

PHOTOS: Emotions evident during Freedom Day March in Shubenacadie

SHUBENACADIE: More than 100 people gathered at the former Shubenacadie Residential School site for a march in honour of the Indian Residential School survivors in Shubenacadie. The Freedom Day March was held on June 21,...

East Preston Daycare recipient of $2,000 Love of Reading funding

EAST PRESTON: Due to the unprecedented school closures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, many children in high-needs communities have been left without access to learning resources and books, as many students from disadvantaged backgrounds...
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