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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From the Firehouse – November 2019 calls

SHUBENACADIE: Firefighters through the East Hants and Stewiacke regions were kept busy, with one department recording 11 calls in a four hour span during the first big snowstorm of winter. Here is a look at what volunteer firefighters from Shubenacadie fire; Stewiacke fire; Enfield fire; Kennetcook; Noel; Mount Uniacke; Elmsdale; Lantz; and Nine Mile River...

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Keeping food on the shelves at Shumilacke Food Bank

Milford Tim Hortons presents $14,104.25 from Smile Cookie sales SHUBENACADIE: The Shumilacke Food Bank now has a little wiggle room if something comes up, thanks to generous East Hants residents and the Smile Cookie campaign at the Milford Tim Hortons. On Nov. 22, Jayme Newcombe, manager and Jamie Fillmore, a representative from the store, presented...

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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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Hand-me-downs no more!

MILFORD: The HERH female hockey team has been wearing jerseys passed on from the boys’ hockey team in the recent past. Coach Rick Patey thought it was time to change that, and sent out a sponsorship letter. AA Munro insurance answered the call and sponsored the team with a roster full of new jerseys. Patey...

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Tipi put up at HERH as part of Mi’kmaq Heritage Month

MILFORD: Velvet Paul and the Sipekne’katik Education Department provided a TIPI as a part of Mi’kmaq History Month to HERH. The Tipi was at the school for the week, and they encouraged everyone to stop in and take a look around. Gary Joseph worked with students to not only set up the TIPI, but also...

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UPDATED: Water supply was a concern for firefighters at recycling plant fire

HARDWOOD LANDS: Emergency lights lit up the night sky shortly after 10:15 p.m. in Milford as firefighters responded to a fully engulfed commercial structure fire on Aug. 28. Approximately 40 firefighters from volunteer stations across East Hants and Stewiacke were paged out for the call at Halifax C & D Recycling’s Milford location, on Lohnes...

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Merriam dealt to Wildcats by Blizzard

MILFORD: A Milford hockey player who was drafted by a Northern N.B. hockey team this past June has already had his rights traded to a more closer location. Joey Merriam was packaged alongside defender Keenan Gillis, 20, and Brant King, 17, and dealt by the Edmundston Blizzard to the Valley Wildcats. In return, Edmundston acquired...

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Olympian brings message of support for students navigating emotions

Karen Furneaux guest speaker at Riverside Education Centre MILFORD: Karen Furneaux gave Grade 6 students a message of always remembering to dig for your goal, just like she did in her parents back yard many moons ago. Furneaux, who grew up in Silversides subdivision in Waverley, started off her speech as part of Riverside Education...

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HERH takes on Europe

MILFORD: Students from HERH are currently touring the Capital of the British Isles. The 13-day tour, through Education First Tours, will see the over 20 students visit Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, and an extension to France. Students Mallory Brown and Grace Noble were excited to explore the cities. “I’m excited for the jack the...

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