Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Walk for Dog Guides this Sunday

ENFIELD: Anthony Balzan has only had his dog guide, Hero, for a few months, but it’s drastically changed his life that short time. Living with retinitis pigmentosa, Balzan has no  peripheral vision. Anything to his sides, below, or above his line of vision can be extremely hazardous. Having Hero by his size, a sight guide dog trained by the Lions Foundation of Dog […]

From the Firehouse – April 2018 calls

KENNETCOOK: Here’s a look at the monthly fire calls for fire departments in Mount Uniacke; Kennetcook; Elmsdale; Enfield; Nine Mile River; Maitland; and in Stewiacke. This month, Shubenacadie Fire joins in providing call reports to us for the column. A reminder to readers that the departments in the report provide the breakdown of calls to […]


VIDEO: Team Jones on their Jr Women’s world gold medal

VIDEO: Team Jones returns home

VIDEO: New Aerial arrives in Enfield

ENFIELD: The new 100-foot aerial platform from E-One arrived at Enfield Volunteer Fire Department on Feb. 15. Watch for reporter Pat Healey’s story online and in a future Weekly Press.

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OPINION: Alton Gas shares factual information about project

To the Editor: We appreciate the opportunity to share factual information about the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project with your readers. To help meet the increasing demand for affordable natural gas year-round in Nova Scotia and to support the demand for clean, reliable energy, Alton is developing an underground natural gas storage facility and associated […]

COLUMN: 100 Moms – Absent Parents

Terri Lynn is one of the strongest Moms I know. Hearing about her parenting tactics gave me such admiration for her, and such empathy for her girls! I almost want to warn them to dare not even try to pull something over on her. As a single-Mother of three young…

Trudeau meeting exposes local issues

In today’s world of online trolls, keyboard warriors, and people willing and at the ready to voice their displeasure, it is no shock or surprise that many were displeased with Justin Trudeau’s town hall meeting held recently in Lower Sackville. Kicking off a country-wide town…

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