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Get Ready for Year Three: East Hants Tide Fest Celebrates Return July 12-14

With less than two months left on the countdown clock, the team behind East Hants Tide Fest is getting ready for the wave of excitement to hit once again. Heralded as the “biggest event of the summer”, the large-scale homecoming festival held at the East Hants Sportsplex is now entering its third year. A fully […]

COLUMN: The Local Climate – As the Biosphere Teeters

By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com It’s been a hard week. A recent UN report concluded that one million species could be facing extinction in the next few decades, a number so astonishing that I’ve been left to stumble from one mood to another, from anger to despair to resolve to simple, quiet depression. The integrity of […]

Sports

Drake, Flemming, Noble earn checkers in SSW opener

SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD: Local racers dusted the rust off and got right at it in week one of the new 2019 CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series at Scotia Speedworld, near the Halifax Airport. Pete Miller of Kennetcook took home a heat race win, and came home fourth in the Sportsman feature, while Richard Salter of the Walton […]

Videos

VIDEOS: Firefighters respond to barn fire in Milford

Firefighters from the Corridor, Nine Mile River, and Station 40 attended a barn fire in Milford on Monday afternoon. We are working on a story and will update when that is done. Here is a couple of videos from the fire scene:

VIDEO: Lantz man wins Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest

Lantz resident Brandon Ashley speaks about learning he won NAPA’s Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest. He picked up his winnings on Jan. 3 in Elmsdale. Watch for our full story online next week.   MAIN PHOTO: The winner is … Brandon Ashley. The Lantz man officially received his Ultimate Garage contest winnings from NAPA Elmsdale on […]

VIDEO: Jr B Pens thump Elks

LANTZ: The East Hants Jr B Penguins hosted Brookfield on Friday night at the Igloo in Lantz. They won the game 10-1. It was their final home game at the East Hants Sportsplex until Jan. 4, 2019.   Goalie makes the save.  

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COLUMN: The Local Climate – As the Biosphere Teeters

By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com It’s been a hard week. A recent UN report concluded that one million species could be facing extinction in the next few decades, a number so astonishing that I’ve been left to stumble from one mood to another, from anger to despair to resolve to simple, quiet depression. The integrity of […]

Dutch Settlement youth charged with Dangerous Driving and Flight from Police

MILFORD: East Hants District RCMP have charged a male youth with Dangerous Driving and Flight from Police.   Yesterday at approximately 11:20 a.m., East Hants District RCMP got a report of a pick up truck doing burnouts in front of a school on Hwy 2 in Milford. Members went to the scene and were able to identify the driver and […]

Hants History by Holly Hanes

1926 Miss Canada and her Connection to a Nova Scotia Company By Holly Hanes holly.hanes@dal.ca HANTS NORTH: While many people think of beauty pageants, or the crowing of Miss Universe, few individuals know the story of the first winner of the title “Miss Canada.” Miss Canada began awarding titles in 1923. The winner that year […]

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