PHOTOS: Shubenacadie lights Christmas Tree

SHUBENACADIE: Municipality of East Hants Town Crier Anita Benedict watches on while fireworks go off in the background during the Shubenacadie Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 1 in Shubenacadie. After being rescheduled by weather, the event was a perfect evening of lights, carols, and of course, hot chocolate. (submitted photos)...

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Two dump trucks involved in Monday collision in Lantz

LANTZ: Halifax District RCMP is investigating a two-vehicle collision that happened on the morning of Dec. 2 on Dutch Settlement Rd. in Lantz. At 9:35 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a collision involving two dump trucks. A preliminary investigation revealed that one truck was stopped and then pulled out in front of another truck...

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UPDATED: Threat at HERH deemed “not credible”; investigation continuing

MILFORD: A report of a threat that saw students and staff evacuate Hants East Rural High School shortly before noon on Dec. 3 was found not to be credible, police said. The threat led to the early dismissal of students by bus. Shortly after noon, students at the Milford-based school were moved to the neighbouring...

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Stn 47 firefighter recognized

GOFFS: Andrew Evans was chosen as the Firefighter of the Year for Station 47 Goffs during the Zone 4 awards dinner and banquet, held Nov. 23 at the Wellington/Fletchers Lake Station House in Wellington. Here he is presented his honours by Vol. Station Chief Donny Thompson. (Healey photo)...

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UPDATED:McCulloch found.

UPDATED Nov. 27, RCMP have confirmed that Jodi Lea McCulloch has been located and is safe. SHUBENACADIE: Forty-two-year-old Jodi Lea McCulloch has not been seen hear from since November 19. Police and her family are concerned for her safety.   Jodi Lea McCulloch is described as a white female, 5-foot-3, 125 lbs with hazel eyes and short brown hair....

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Winding River TKD hosts kick-a-thon for EHFRC

DUTCH SETTLEMENT: This group of little kickers from Winding River Tae-Kwon Do in Dutch Settlement kicked up a storm in a Kick-a-thon recently that raised nearly $2,100 for families with East Hants Family Resource Centre in Elmsdale. (Submitted photo)...

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We the (Hants) North

Editor’s note: This column is the first installment of a new student-led column from Hants North! Here, Grade 11 student Audree Hilchie shares the school news from HNRH. We hope you enjoy! KENNETCOOK: Was Hants North Rural High ever busy late last month and earlier this month! Things like sports, opportunities for students, and campaigns...

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COLUMN: 100 Dads – Be free and plenty with hugs

Chris is a retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces, and husband to Jen, (Mom #47) another veteran of our Forces. This big, broad biker has had two tours in Afghanistan and takes great pride in having served and protected his country. These days Chris enjoys a peaceful life in a beautiful world surrounded by...

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COLUMN: The Local Climate – Solving plastic

I find it exhausting when we declare problems unsolvable, as though dedicated dollars and engineering haven’t already granted us the gifts of flight, cell phones and space travel. By comparison the things we have yet to figure out, like ridding plastic from our oceans, should be seen as a matter of time and talent, not...

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10,000 Villages once again coming to Enfield

ENFIELD: Its coming, weekend after Remembrance Day as always, our 23rd annual Ten Thousand Villages fair trade! From Friday, Nov. 15 to Saturday, Nov. 16, The Harvester’s Ministry and Corridor Community will host a TTV Festival Sale, featuring handcrafted home décor and gifts made by fairly paid artisans in more than 30 countries. The event...

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