PHOTOS: Enfield lights up Christmas tree

ENFIELD: Municipality of East Hants Town Crier Anita Benedict loudly cries the cry for the annual Enfield Christmas tree lighting at St. Bernard’s Park on Dec. 7. The tree lighting culminated a busy day that included the parade and a Christmas party at the fire hall. For more photos from the tree lighting, check out...

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Donation ensures breakfast for DSES students all year

DUTCH SETTLEMENT: The students and staff of Dutch Settlement Elementary School were extremely excited to accept a cheque supporting their breakfast program from Fox Hollow Golf Course. Owner, Bette Gourley, along with organizers Becky Turner and Rick Vacheresse, presented a cheque for more than $6,500 from funds raised through the Iron Man Golf Tournament held...

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Celebrating employees with disabilities

ELMSDALE: Nova Scotia Works – Futureworx held a Cash Mob at the Elmsdale Sobeys on Dec. 3 in recognition of International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD). There were cookies; a draw to win a gift card from Sobeys; and cake, all free to those coming in during a three hour span while they were...

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PHOTOS: Elmsdale lights up its Christmas tree

ELMSDALE: Kicking off the Christmas season in East Hants, the Elmsdale Beautification Society held its annual Christmas tree lighting at the Square. With a large crowd turning out, the ladies from Keller Williams served up hot chocolate and the Christmas tunes playing, it was a joyous night. Following the tree lighting, which wowed the crowd,...

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PHOTOS: Christmas Festival starts annual traditions in Maitland

MAITLAND: The Maitland Christmas Festival was held throughout the shore community Nov. 22-24. Here are some photos from the event, as snapped by Anita Benedict. MAIN PHOTO: Little ones across the community had the privilege to let Santa know what’s on their wishlist during the Maitland Christmas Festival. (Benedict photo) What’s better than sharing a...

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Michael Perry named as Deputy Warden

MOUNT UNIACKE: The Municipality of East Hants has a new deputy warden. Councillor Michael Perry was elected deputy warden by his fellow councillors at the Nov. 27 meeting of council. for a one-year term. Deputy Warden Perry is the councillor for District 8 – Mount Uniacke. The Municipality thanks Councillor Pam MacInnis for her service...

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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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Kennetcook girls raise $2,000 to sponsor kids at Christmas

KENNETCOOK: It took just 80 minutes for three young girls from Kennetcook to easily surpass their goal to sponsor one, if not two children through the Christmas Angel Tree Program put on by the Hants North Food Bank. Zoey Grant; Emily Beaton; and Sophie Hamilton, better known as “Girl Power”, held their bake sale fundraiser...

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