Tuesday, June 19, 2018


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; […]

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 […]


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. […]


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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