Turple Time in Antigonish

JAMES RIVER: The start and finish of the Ron MacGillivray 150 at Riverside International Speedway were of two different varieties on June 16. Before the leaders had entered turn one, a red flag flew as the field behind leaders Shawn Turple and Cole Butcher were all collected after it appeared Butcher had trouble getting going. […]

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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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Volunteer firefighter recruitment drive underway

Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) is hosting several volunteer recruitment events over the coming months throughout the municipality. The first one is Saturday at the Meagher’s Grant Community Hall (4413 Highway 357) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. HRFE is facing a critical shortage of volunteers at several stations throughout the rural parts of […]

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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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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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