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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Family pet rescued from Lantz house fire

LANTZ: The fire chief with Lantz Fire is crediting the quick actions of a neighbor and some construction workers with saving a home from fire and rescuing a family pet. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 8, fire crews from Lantz, along with East Hants mutual aid from Elmsdale; Enfield; Milford; and a tanker from...

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The final countdown: Make your plans for Tide Fest 2019

LANTZ: East Hants’ third annual homecoming weekend, Tide Fest 2019, is about to descend upon the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz, this July 11 through 14. Take a look at the list below for a rundown: LOCAL MUSIC: Thursday, July 11 See Enfield’s hometown hero Classified with special guest David Myles, and openers including JRDN,...

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Keddy, AFTI captures Boston hockey title

LANTZ: A hockey player from Lantz was a key part in her Atlantic Female Training Institue (AFTI) team from Andrews Hockey School capturing the championship at the Women’s Hockey Tournament in Boston on June 7-9. Kiara Keddy was one of the players on the squad representing the Maritime region at the tournament south of the...

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From the Firehouse – May 2019 calls

KENNETCOOK: The month of May was relatively quiet for volunteer fire departments in Stewiacke; Kennetcook; Rawdon; Lantz; Enfield; Elmsdale; Noel; Rawdon; Shubenacadie; Nine Mile River; and Maitland. That slowness was helped along by many days of wet weather, resulting in few grass fire and illegal burn calls. Stewiacke Fire responded to 20 calls in the...

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Face off! Youth Ball Hockey Tournament Returning to Tide Fest

LANTZ: Although hockey season might be in the rearview mirror for most families this time of year, kids can stay excited for their next game with the Tide Fest ball hockey tournament coming up July 13 and 14. Hosted by the Enfield Rugby Club, the event attracts hundreds of players and onlookers each year. With...

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Crowd entertained by action-packed wrestling show in Lantz

LANTZ: It may have been Lincoln Steen’s hometown, but it was a legend in the Maritime Pro wrestling scene that had the fans blowing the roof of the East Hants Sportsplex on May 24. Steen (Ryan Mader) brought the first pro wrestling card in almost a decade to the area. And the more than 200...

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Keep the fire lane clear—or it’ll cost you

RCMP members issuing warnings to those who park in fire lane at East Hants Sportsplex LANTZ: If you’re visiting the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz anytime soon, the RCMP are advising you don’t park in the fire lane. Otherwise, it could be an expensive visit to the rink in Lantz. Sgt. Bridgit Leger said members...

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From the Firehouse – February 2019 calls

MAITLAND: Motor vehicle collisions and mutual aid requests led the way for local fire departments in Maitland; Nine Mile River; Mount Uniacke; Stewiacke; Enfield; Lantz; Noel; Elmsdale; and Kennetcook for the month of February. Nine Mile River fire responded to 10 calls in the month, led by four medical assists. They also had three motor...

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Jr Pens trounce Colts in third last home game of season

LANTZ: Ryan Huestis stopped 38 shots and Matt Perruzza picked up five points to lead the East Hants Junior Penguins to an 8-3 trouncing of the Cole Harbour Colts in NSJHL play on Feb. 1. Peruzza scored once and assisted on four others in the game played at the Keith Miller Arena in the East...

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