Bussey Auto Lady Pens nab DQ women’s hockey title

LANTZ: The Bussey Auto Brokers Female Midget Lady Penguins captured the DQ tournament championship in the Moncton area on Jan. 5. The team includes three East Hants players, two of who are pictured with the banner—Keyauna MacLeod and Kiara Keddy. Cassidy Totten is the third player from the area on the squad, however she has...

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Home cooking: East Hants locals on QMJHL Eagles practice on home ice

LANTZ: The East Hants/Beaver Bank connection to the Cape Breton Eagles relived some fond memories from their younger minor hockey careers when they hit the ice with their QMJHL teammates for a practice Dec. 27 at the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz. With the QMJHL season resuming Dec. 28 in Halifax, the Eagles took advantage...

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The Dome will rise again

LANTZ: It’s good news to begin 2020, the dome will once again fill the skies in Lantz. In a press release, the board of directors of the East Hants Sportsplex and General Manager Scott Forward shared the good news. “On behalf of the Board of Directors of the East Hants Arena Association, we would like...

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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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Indian Brook family thankful for support following devastating fire

INDIAN BROOK: The family whose home was destroyed by fire in Indian Brook on Dec. 9 is feeling overwhelmed and thankful for all the support from communities across Nova Scotia in the wake of their devastating loss. Erin Michael and her three kids all got out with just the clothes they were wearing from the...

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Light up the Soul

ELMSDALE: Cup of Soul in Elmsdale was the host of Light up the Soul, a display of trees and festive lights with all money and donations gathered going to the Caring and Sharing Angel Tree Food Bank. Candi and Jeff Hauser took on a woodworking theme for their submission, while the Girl Guides went with...

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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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PHOTOS: RSI performs Nutcracker: Dreams

MILFORD: RSI Danceworks put on another spectacular performance of Nutcracker: Dreams during the weekend of Dec. 6-8 at Hants East Rural High in Milford. The traditional holiday showing—in its seventh year—attracted great crowds for all three nights as family and friends came out to see their young dancers put their all into the show. PHOTOS:...

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