The Weekly Press to discontinue publishing

While readership is strong and local journalism has never been more important, from a business perspective, the areas covered by The Weekly Press and The Laker have become more a part of the Metro Halifax trading region. As the local business base has continued to shift to major national retailers and businesses, the desire for...

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UPDATE: missing person found.

UPDATE: Kaitlynn Ashley has been found. ELMSDALE: East Hants District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 29-year-old Kaitlynn Margaret Ashley, who has been missing since December 20. Ashley was last seen on December 20 at a business in Elmsdale at approximately 9:45 a.m. She was in contact with friends via social...

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Curlers supporting Caring & Sharing food bank

ELMSDALE: The East Hants Curling Association made a contribution of 288 food items and $100 to the Caring and Sharing/Angel Food Bank Enfield on Dec. 7. The food items were donated by the Thursday morning and evening curlers over a seven week period as each curler was asked to bring in one item a week....

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COLUMN: The Local Climate – Collision of worlds

By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com Invasive species are a problem with no easy solution, and, in my experience, are so often misunderstood by the general public, so if you’ll bear with me, I’ll start from the top. We live in a time of unprecedented biodiversity, so much so that we clever apes have failed to identify...

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COLUMN: 100 Moms – Christmas

By Doreen Coady Surprisingly, not many parents made comments regarding Christmas specifically. I reviewed my tips and found a message from one of my all-time favorite people, my friend Joyce: Joyce, “Christmas should not mean endless gifts that in the end become overwhelming to children. A couple of good quality and “asked for” gifts is...

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Jr. B Pens grab two wins

LANTZ: It was a winning weekend on home ice for the East Hants Junior Penguins. Hosting the Brookfield Elks on Dec. 6 at the East Hants Sportsplex, the Pens were an explosive force, with a win of 13-1. Evan McHenry led with six points, four goals and two assists. Kristopher Jansen also had six points...

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Donation ensures breakfast for DSES students all year

DUTCH SETTLEMENT: The students and staff of Dutch Settlement Elementary School were extremely excited to accept a cheque supporting their breakfast program from Fox Hollow Golf Course. Owner, Bette Gourley, along with organizers Becky Turner and Rick Vacheresse, presented a cheque for more than $6,500 from funds raised through the Iron Man Golf Tournament held...

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PHOTOS: Christmas Festival starts annual traditions in Maitland

MAITLAND: The Maitland Christmas Festival was held throughout the shore community Nov. 22-24. Here are some photos from the event, as snapped by Anita Benedict. MAIN PHOTO: Little ones across the community had the privilege to let Santa know what’s on their wishlist during the Maitland Christmas Festival. (Benedict photo) What’s better than sharing a...

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Shooters fast pitch league undergoing overhaul for 2020 season

SHUBENACADIE: The five-team Shooters Bar and Grill Fast Pitch League is going to undergo some changes for the coming 2020 season, chief among them they will have one less team. The White Rock Rockies, the league’s defending champions for the past three years, announced they will not compete any further, ceasing operations earlier this fall....

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