Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Police report string of vehicle thefts

EAST HANTS: Vehicle thefts are on the rise in the past month, report East Hants RCMP. Sgt. Dwayne Kelly tells The Weekly Press that over...

From the Firehouse

EAST HANTS: Volunteer firefighters in East Hants and Stewiacke responded to just shy of 130 calls (total combined responses) for service during the month...

Registration still open for World’s Largest Washer Toss Tournament

LANTZ: As Tide Fest nears, organizers are reminding local and afar washer toss enthusiasts to register for the world’s largest washer toss tournament. The tournament,...

GymNation brings acrobatics to East Hants

ELMSDALE: Over the past few months, Brenda Carmichael has been busy fulfilling her dream of opening her own gymnastics club here in East Hants,...

Police stop 61 impaired drivers in HRM in April

HRM: Sixty-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences, according to statistics released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police (HRP) Partners in Policing. The stats...

Autism Aviators making air travel easier

GOFFS: When Derek Greenwood was young, he loved trains. His parents thought it would be nice to take Derek on a short train ride...
Overburdened-kings

Overburdened.

Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore...

Police investigating Indian Brook armed robbery

INDIAN BROOK: Police from three detachments are investigating an armed robbery that occurred May 15 at the Gaming House on the Sipekne'katik First Nation. Indian...

A heart for forestry: Downey Thompson rumoured to have “sap in his veins”

ELMSDALE: For the past 70 years, our forests here in Nova Scotia, have been fortunate enough to be cared for by Downey Thompson. As Elmsdale...

Unanimous decision: Shubie District to remain open

TRURO: A passionate plea on the impact closing Shubenacadie District Elementary School would have not only on students from the community but also Sipekne’katik...