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NSE still awaiting test results on Shubenacadie Grand Lake

GRAND LAKE: Nova Scotia Environment said it's continue to wait for test results for the Shubenacadie Grand Lake water samples taken on Thursday June 10. Tracy Barron, communications spokeswoman for NSE and Climate Change,...

COVID19: One death; eight new cases; 22 recoveries on June 14

HALIFAX: On June 14, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A woman in her 80s has died in Central Zone. Nova Scotia is also reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 and 22...

Further answers to questions sent to us to ask at COVID19 briefings

EAST HANTS/FALL RIVER: Here are some answers to questions the community submitted to us at The Laker to ask regarding COVID-19. While we didn’t get a chance to ask these at the briefings as other...

Beaver Bank, Fall River, Middle Sackville students among MSVU graduate award winners

BEDFORD: Three students at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) in Bedford were among the award recipients announced on May 28. The three—Fraser Smith of Beaver Bank; Thomas Hobbs of Fall River; and Brianna Drover of...

Aquatic Centre opens for Grand Lake residents affected by water alert for showers

ELMSDALE: The East Hants Aquatic Centre (14 Commerce Court, Elmsdale) is being opened up for those affected by the Grand Lake water alert who need access to shower facilities, the Municipality of East Hants...

Bottled water for Grand Lake residents available this weekend at Station 42, Station 43

WELLINGTON: Firefighters at Station 42 Wellington and Station 43 Grand Lake will be handing out bottled water to residents impacted by the Do Not Consume Water/Do Not Use Water Order for Shubenacadie Grand Lake. The...

Road work set for June 12 on Beaver Bank Road

BEAVER BANK: HRM is advising residents of the Beaver Bank area of weekend road construction taking place June 12. Work crews will be on site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Beaver Bank Rd....

Blue-green algae suspected cause of water contamination of Shubenacadie Grand Lake: NSE

GRAND LAKE: While not confirmed, the province said on June 11 that blue-green algae is the suspected cause for contaminating Shubenacadie Grand Lake off Oakfield Park Road this week resulting in the hospitalization of...

No charges anticipated after van crashes into home, police say

MOUNT UNIACKE: RCMP say no charges are anticipated after a vehicle crashed into a home on Friday June 11 in Mount Uniacke. East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Cory Bushell provided details on the incident. “A painting company...

Provinces provides update on Asymptomatic testing, new workplace testing

HALIFAX: The province continues to expand its asymptomatic testing strategy with the new Nova Scotia COVID-19 Rapid Screening Program for Workplaces. The program supports employers across the province to put in place regular screening for...
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