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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Your Library Your Space

Submitted by Pam Eakin Wonderful things are underway at the Elmsdale Library. The reimagining of our community space made possible by the 100 Women Who Care is coming together and we’ve been busy planning the very best strategies for spending our donation. The community is invited to help us celebrate our refreshed spaces and new […]

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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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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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