From the Fire House – October 2019 calls

ELMSDALE: Here is a look at the number of calls for local fire departments in Elmsdale; Mount Uniacke; Rawdon; Shubenacadie; Stewiacke; Nine Mile River; Enfield; and Kennetcook. For Nine Mile River Fire, they had nine calls, led by three mutual aid requests and three medical assists. They were also paged for one stand by request;...

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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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From the Firehouse – September 2019 calls

MOUNT UNIACKE: September was the busiest month in recent memory for the firefighters with Mount Uniacke & District fire department. They responded to 34 calls for a total of 310 volunteer hours. The numbers was just one of many provided by fire departments in Nine Mile River; Kennetcook; Enfield; Elmsdale; Stewiacke; Noel; and Shubenacadie for...

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Upper Kennetcook house destroyed by fire

UPPER KENNETCOOK: The community of East Hants is rallying around one of their own after a fire late Friday night, Oct. 11, destroyed her home. Within hours of a request being posted on East Hants Wants To Know about the home being destroyed and the search was on for clothing, residents from across the municipality,...

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Sanford makes it to top 16 in world of boxing

KENNETCOOK: Wyatt Sanford has left an impression on the world boxing stage. The Kennetcook boxer, who now trains and fights pout of Montreal, fell in his final match at the Men’s World Boxing championship, held in Yekaterinburg, Russia, 5-0 to a Russian boxer. However, the end result still puts him in the top 16 boxers...

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Jays snag U-13 Baseball silver

NOEL ROAD: The Hants North Jays Under-13 baseball team fell in the gold medal game, bringing home silver from the Tier 1 A U13 Baseball N.S. Provincial championships. The tournament was hosted at Findlay Park baseball field in Noel Road. (Submitted photo)...

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Kennetcook ATV trail closed temporarily after vehicle burned

KENNETCOOK: A fire that destroyed an RV on the bridge along the Fundy ATV trail connecting Kennetcook to Rhines Road has forced it’s closure temporarily In a Facebook post, Fundy ATVenturers Trevor Hebb said an alternate route will be signed at some point this coming week. He asked ATV riders to not drive through the...

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From the Firehouse – June 2019 calls

LANTZ: Medical assists led the call numbers for the month of June for local volunteer firefighters in Elmsdale, Noel, Maitland, Stewiacke, Kennetcook, Lantz, Enfield, Mount Uniacke, and Nine Mile River. Noel Fire was paged for 11 calls in June, led by eight medical assists. They also responded for one mutual aid motor vehicle collision, one...

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Empire Trails victim of vandalism; police seeking information

GORE: East Hants RCMP are seeking information relating to a break-in at The Empire Trails in Gore over the June 14-15 weekend. According to a post on the non-profit organization Facebook page on June 16, a suspect smashed in the door and tried to break into the security safe causing damage to the building. “This...

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