Pre-primary coming to more local schools

NOEL: Hundreds of additional families across the province will have access to pre-primary when the program expands to 56 new schools this September. Pre-primary will begin this fall at Cobequid Elementary School in Noel, Uniacke District School, and Oldfield Consolidated Elementary. This will mark year three, of a four-year rollout, that will bring the total […]

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Hants History by Holly Hanes

1926 Miss Canada and her Connection to a Nova Scotia Company By Holly Hanes holly.hanes@dal.ca HANTS NORTH: While many people think of beauty pageants, or the crowing of Miss Universe, few individuals know the story of the first winner of the title “Miss Canada.” Miss Canada began awarding titles in 1923. The winner that year […]

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New fire truck for Rawdon Fire

RAWDON: A rural fire department in Hants North has added to it’s fleet of emergency vehicles. Rawdon Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a new-to-them pumper/tanker, bringing it into their mantra of vehicles to respond with to calls in the community. It will also respond mutual aid when called up0on to neighbouring departments from Shubenacadie, to […]

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Off to Cuba-Canada Goodwill trip

KENNETCOOK: Players from across East Hants will don the Canada colours during an upcoming Canada-Cuba goodwill baseball trip. The players held a recent last practice at the Cougar Dome in Truro. They will be bringing supplies and gear to Cuba with them for their fellow ball players. Good luck to all the players! (Submitted photo)

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