Friday, March 23, 2018


Council Appoints Next Chief Administrative Officer

EAST HANTS: Warden Jim Smith is delighted to announce that Kim Ramsay will be the next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Municipality of East Hants when the current CAO retires in 2019. Council appointed Ms. Ramsay at its meeting on March 20th, 2018. The appointment, well in advance of the retirement of the current CAO, offers the […]

Health & wellness expo set for Carrolls Corner

CARROLLS CORNER: Health and Wellness will be top of mind next month when groups of local businesses come together at the Carrolls Corner Community Centre. Organizers have nailed down discussions around living with chronic illnesses; stress; and one they think is much needed in this day and age, bullying. The Expo is scheduled for April […]


Junior Pens to go for NSJHL title

LANTZ: The East Hants Junior Penguins have punched their ticket to the NSJHL final—and possibly the Don Johnson Cup. But they want to do more than just walk in the back door, they want to win their way to the Atlantic Canadian Junior B championship. With the Glace Bay Kameron Jr Miners hosting the Don […]


VIDEO: Team Jones on their Jr Women’s world gold medal

VIDEO: Team Jones returns home

VIDEO: New Aerial arrives in Enfield

ENFIELD: The new 100-foot aerial platform from E-One arrived at Enfield Volunteer Fire Department on Feb. 15. Watch for reporter Pat Healey’s story online and in a future Weekly Press.

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OPINION: Alton Gas shares factual information about project

To the Editor: We appreciate the opportunity to share factual information about the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project with your readers. To help meet the increasing demand for affordable natural gas year-round in Nova Scotia and to support the demand for clean, reliable energy, Alton is developing an underground natural gas storage facility and associated […]

COLUMN: 100 Moms – Absent Parents

Terri Lynn is one of the strongest Moms I know. Hearing about her parenting tactics gave me such admiration for her, and such empathy for her girls! I almost want to warn them to dare not even try to pull something over on her. As a single-Mother of three young…

Trudeau meeting exposes local issues

In today’s world of online trolls, keyboard warriors, and people willing and at the ready to voice their displeasure, it is no shock or surprise that many were displeased with Justin Trudeau’s town hall meeting held recently in Lower Sackville. Kicking off a country-wide town…

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