From the Firehouse – May 2018 calls

NINE MILE RIVER: Here’s a look at the fire calls for the month of May at East Hants departments in Nine Mile River; Elmsdale; Kennetcook; Mount Uniacke; Enfield; Shubenacadie; Maitland; and Colchester County Fire’s Stewiacke fire. At Nine Mile River fire, they responded to 10 calls for the month. That number included five medical assists; […]

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Serving up your coffee on Camp Day

MILFORD: The first Wednesday of June every year is a celebration-filled day for those working at Tim Hortons stores. And June 6, 2018 was no different, especially at the Milford Tim Hortons managed by Jayme Newcombe. Newcombe and her staff set a goal of $5,000 to raise on Camp Day to help send less fortunate […]

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MHL draft sees local players selected

EAST HANTS: Three local hockey players heard their names called during the Maritime Junior A Hockey League’s annual draft, hosted by the Valley Wildcats in Kentville. Liam Kidney, Brady Hunter, and Zach Byard, were selected by the three respective teams that had them on their scouting list. Kidney, a Cape Breton Screaming Eagle QMJHL prospect, […]

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Hunter, Byard taken in Q draft

ENFIELD: Two hockey players from the Enfield area got the next step in their careers started on June 2 when both were selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Lantz-based All Credit Auto Rangers alum Zach Byard was selected in the 12th round by the 2019 Memorial Cup host Halifax Mooseheads, while Cole […]

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Swimming closer to reality

ELMSDALE: What once was a long sought after dream for Kate Friars and the Municipality of East Hants, took a step closer as the first sod was turned for the new $19-million Aquatic Centre in Elmsdale. Under overcast skies, Deputy Warden Wayne Green and Kings-Hants MP, and President of the Treasury Board, Scott Brison, along […]

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Community Garden set to bloom

LANTZ: The community of Lantz is about to have a beautiful welcoming to those travelling through it in front of Corridor Community Church. Amy Silver and Pastor Ryan Raymer from the church said the Corridor Community Garden is starting to take shape. They were motivated as a way to reach back into the community and […]

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