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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Enfield RCMP hosting open house May 16

ENFIELD: The RCMP are giving residents a chance to see what they do and the volunteer, community-based organizations they have partnered with on a daily basis. Const. Shelley MacDonald said East Hants RCMP will be holding a community Open House on May 16 from 3-7 p.m. at the Enfield detachment, located at 136 Highway 2. […]

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Local cadets receive scholarships

MILFORD: Local Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 652 Milford &Dist. Lions was proud to announce that two of their cadets received flying scholarships from the Air Cadet League of Canada in conjunction with the Department of National Defence. Flight Sergeant Kyle Dixon and Flight Corporal Reece Zandbergen will be undertaking intensive training this summer while […]

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New fire truck for Rawdon Fire

RAWDON: A rural fire department in Hants North has added to it’s fleet of emergency vehicles. Rawdon Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a new-to-them pumper/tanker, bringing it into their mantra of vehicles to respond with to calls in the community. It will also respond mutual aid when called up0on to neighbouring departments from Shubenacadie, to […]

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