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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Home broken into while victim outside gardening

ELMSDALE: On July 25 between noon and 2 p.m., a woman was outside working in her garden and noticed that while she was outside in the yard, someone had broken into her home. The suspect took $500 and some jewelry. The building was not secured while the homeowner was outside. East Hants District RCMP is...

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Nine Mile River man dies in ATV crash near Ashdale

NINE MILE RIVER: A 60-year-old Nine Mile River man has died following a single-vehicle ATV crash in a field near Ashdale on July 14. At approximately 11:19 a.m. RCMP received a call about an overturned ATV. Police responded along with EHS and located an overturned side-by-side ATV. The passenger, a 60-year-old Nine Mile River man, was pronounced...

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