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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Woman charged for impaired driving following collision

ELMSDALE: Shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, East Hants District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Hwy. 2 and Hwy 214. An SUV was turning from Hwy. 2 onto Hwy. 214 and entered the wrong lane, striking a Jeep head-on, on Hwy. 214. Both drivers were alone in their vehicles and...

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UPDATED: RCMP confirm suspect comes forward in HNRH sports field damage

KENNETCOOK: A young Kennetcook-area man has turned himself into the RCMP in connection with driving over the sports field at Hants North Rural High in Kennetcook on the weekend of Oct. 19-20. Following social media posts by residents of the community and media coverage of the incident, RCMP said the man—who they did not name—voluntarily...

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Police nab dangerous driver in Kennetcook after hit-and-run in parking lot

KENNETCOOK:. A 39-year-old Kennetcook man has been charged with several offences following a hit-and-run in the parking lot of a coffee shop on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 22, in Kennetcook. In a release, East Hants District RCMP say they responded to a call of a hit and run collision at approximately 4:35 p.m. at a coffee...

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Enfield man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following crash

ENFIELD: A 22-year-old man was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax after suffering serious injuries in a late afternoon two-vehicle crash in Enfield on Oct. 11. The man, from Enfield, was driving a Chrysler Sebring that collided with a Jeep Cherokee on Renfrew Road at the intersection with Horne Settlement Road shortly...

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Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Carrolls Corner crash

CARROLLS CORNER: An elderly woman was taken by Lifeflight to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a two-vehicle collision that closed down part of Hwy 277 for a few hours on the afternoon of Sept. 22 in Carrolls Corner. At approximately 3 p.m., EHS, Halifax District RCMP, and firefighters from Station 40 Dutch Settlement; Lantz; and...

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UPDATED: Lantz house fire “labour-intensive”

LANTZ: An early morning fire on Hwy. 277 in Lantz on Aug. 9 was “labour intensive” for firefighters to battle due to the age of the home involved, the fire chief for Lantz said. Glen Paul, Incident Commander at the call, said the 911 call came in shortly after 1 a.m., sending mutual aid from...

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UPDATED: Halifax man faces slew of charges after robbery spree in Enfield, Fall River, and Lower Sackville

ENFIELD: Three gas stations were hit by a single robber during a half hour stint late on Wednesday night. According to Halifax District RCMP, a Halifax man hit all three gas stations—all located in the HRM—while driving a stolen taxi from Truro. The first robbery occurred at 11:28 p.m. when the man— At approximately 11:30...

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Volunteers left disgusted after wood stolen from trail

NINE MILE RIVER: The volunteers with the Nine Mile River trail association have been left disgusted by the acts of individual or individuals. The volunteers had picked up a load of pressure treated lumber from Goodfellows in Elmsdale on July 31, and took it to the trail system in Nine Mile River. ”As work is...

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