Hurricane Dorian damage delays pool opening

ELMSDALE: It will be next year before the new swimming pool for East Hants will open its doors. The Municipality of East Hants has received confirmation from Bird Construction that the East Hants Aquatic Centre will not be ready to open to the public in early December 2019 as initially planned. The aquatic centre will...

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Community minded, active youth missed by family, friends, teammates

LANTZ: A local youth is gone too soon after a medical emergency took the life of 15-year-old Braeden Bannister. Bannister, a sports enthusiast from Lantz was finishing a hunting trip with his father when the emergency occurred. The Hants East Rural High School student had recently become a junior firefighter with the Lantz Volunteer Fire...

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Honourary Captain

PeeWee AAA Pens #1 Fan Adam Dill assigned assistant captain role LANTZ: Assistant Captain Adam Dill has a big role in his new hockey family. This year, the merger of PeeWee AAA saw West Hants and East Hants go from rivals to team mates, seeing pre-teen boys who once played against each other now work...

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Rangers have winning weekend on home ice

LANTZ: Mitch Wagner led the way with three goals and one assist for the Rangers big win over The Novas on Oct. 26. The Rangers won 8-3 at the home game, played at the East Hants Sportsplex. Connor Lloyd also had a big role in the day, adding four assists. Other goal scorers included Devon...

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HERH Tigers start season strong

LANTZ: The HERH Senior Boys’ hockey team started the season strong with two wins. In their home opener on Oct. 26, the Tigers hosted the CEC Cougars at the East Hants Sportsplex. Tyler Payne led the Tigers in scoring, adding two goals in the 3-2 over CEC. Caden Leonardo added the other marker. The Tigers...

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Help RCMP find stolen truck

GOFFS: Halifax District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen truck.  The truck was stolen between 6 p.m. on Oct. 19 and 8:45 a.m. on OcT. 20 from a business parking lot on Sky Blvd. in Goffs, Nova Scotia.   The truck is a black 2013 Dodge Ram with a small dent...

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Blois dominates the vote

Liberal Candidate Kody Blois wins Kings Hants seat KINGS HANTS: Kody Blois will be the Member of Parliament for Kings Hants. The Belnan native, who ran for the Liberals was elected with more than 40 per cent of the vote. “It’s obviously surreal right now, it hasn’t fully sunk in yet,” he said at his...

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Ramsay takes over as CAO of Municipality of East Hants

ELMSDALE: Kim Ramsay has officially taken over the role of CAO of Municipality of East Hants. Ramsay, who has been with the municipality for just shy of two decades began her role as the Manager of Finance, and worked her way up to Director of Finance, Director of Finance and Administration, and then began her...

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Community Rider offering free rides to the polls

EAST HANTS: Kings-Hants is a large riding, and the East Hants and Area Community Rider is doing their part to ensure transportation will not be an issue during the upcoming federal election. Phil Laven, the Communications Coordinator with Community Rider said they are proud to offer the service. “We had planned it would be free...

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Jr B Pens snatch up another home victory

LANTZ: The East Hants Junior Penguins have started this season strong, racking up another win against the Eskasoni Junior Eagles in a high scoring game, 7-5. Connor Goodick and Dylan Evans both racked up two goals each, while Adam Perruzza; Chris Lanthier; and Evan McHenry added single markers. Captain Quinn MacDonald and Max Turner each...

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