Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Hants Journal - Windsor, Nova Scotia Newspaper

Hants County Exhibition steeped in tradition

Updated on September 24, 2015 - WINDSOR – The 250th Hants County Exhibition is officially underway.

West Hants council votes to declassify several confidential reports

Updated on September 22, 2015 - HANTS COUNTY – After a lengthy private meeting, West Hants council voted to make several confidential reports public.

Updated on September 23, 2015 - This is an open letter, and my personal opinion only, to my brothers and sisters in the West Hants fire services.

Windsor council approves Underwood Drive closure

Updated on September 25, 2015 - WINDSOR – Underwood Drive is about to be permanently blocked from connecting to Underwood Road.

A bolder look at you

Updated on September 21, 2015 - Take a look at the Hants Journal this week for a new view on your community


Mount Uniacke campground fined for discriminating against camper

Updated on September 24, 2015 - HALIFAX — An independent human rights board of inquiry has found that a Dartmouth woman was discriminated against based on a disability..

Updated on September 23, 2015 - WINDSOR - Following is the latest news coming from the Hants County Courthouse.

Updated on September 23, 2015 - KINGS-HANTS - A former Kings North MLA is throwing his hat in the ring for the federal election slated for mid-October.

Updated on September 23, 2015 - HANTSPORT - An independent candidate who has thrown his hat in the ring for the Kings-Hants seat in the upcoming federal election...

Updated on September 22, 2015 - WINDSOR – At first, they couldn’t believe it.



Annapolis, Digby RCMP search for man in Deep Brook after firearms theft

Updated on September 26, 2015 - DEEP BROOK – RCMP have been searching for a man in Deep Brook who they say fled the scene of a break-and-enter with stolen firearms..

Updated on September 25, 2015 - YARMOUTH – A jury trial stemming from the December 2013 discovery of a body inside a Grove Road residence has been rescheduled to a...

Updated on September 24, 2015 - HALIFAX - Another spiked spud has been found, Halifax Regional Police say.

Updated on September 25, 2015 - SOMEWHERE IN BACK OF BEAR RIVER – Bradley Isles always knew there were moose back there.

Updated on September 24, 2015 - WESTPORT – Whale watchers off Brier Island got a close up look at an orca Wednesday.



Annapolis Valley sports summit planned in Middleton Sept. 25

Updated on September 23, 2015 - MIDDLETON - Calling all organizers and operators of club sport: add a regional Sport Summit, set for Sept. 25 in Middleton, to your calendar..

Updated on September 22, 2015 - WINDSOR — The King’s-Edgehill School junior boys’ soccer team blanked the Central Kings Gators 5-0 on Sept. 21. 

Updated on September 14, 2015 - HANTS COUNTY — Rookie quarterback Devin Bryan, a Grade 10 student at Avon View, completed 10 passes on 17 attempts Sept. 13 in West...

Updated on September 18, 2015 - HALIFAX - Hunting season in Nova Scotia began Monday, Sept. 14, in a limited capacity.

Updated on September 10, 2015 - WINDSOR - The 2015 Avon View Avalanche football schedule has been released.



Stanley Fly-In draws visitors from across Maritimes for 44th event

Updated on September 15, 2015 - STANLEY - Blessed with beautiful weather, the annual Stanley Fly-In brought visitors from across the Maritimes to the small East Hants airport this month..


Updated on September 15, 2015 - WINDSOR – A recruitment drive is well underway for local cadet squadrons, and for youths interested in flying, the Windsor Regional...

Updated on September 07, 2015 - HANTSPORT — Six Hantsport-based groups are $5,600 richer thanks to community generosity — and the vision and organizational skills...

Updated on September 09, 2015 - METRO HALIFAX - Things are going to feel a little upside down for Dean Brody this weekend.

Updated on September 03, 2015 - WINDSOR — Evan Collier grew up in Hants County and is coming back to the region with a full regiment of RCMP members on horseback...



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HANTS HISTORY (Sept. 24, 2015 edition)

Updated on September 24, 2015 - Here's a look at what was making the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Hants Journal..


Updated on September 24, 2015 - Pity the poor candidate in the current federal election — from any party.

Updated on September 22, 2015 - I'd written to the Gail Shea campaign in P.E.I. a week in advance: in a perfect world, I would have liked to have spent some time...

Updated on September 23, 2015 - The taste and smell of cotton candy, the sound of children giggling and squealing with delight, the sight of oxen pulling a heavy...

Updated on September 22, 2015 - On Sept. 17, students at Avon View High School wore pink to represent their intolerance of bullying. The concept was supported by...



Windsor's Sears store set to close

Updated on September 20, 2015 - WINDSOR – The Sears Hometown store on Wentworth Road will close its doors for good in the coming weeks as they clear out inventory..

Updated on September 15, 2015 - DIGBY - One deadline has passed without a buyer for the Digby Pines Resort, which the province hopes to sell this year.

Updated on August 25, 2015 - HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its first quarter results  Aug. 25, for April 1 to June 28, 2015

Updated on August 27, 2015 - CORNWALLIS – Nova Scotians know seafood. They know where it comes from, they know how to choose it and buy it, and above all they...

Updated on August 14, 2015 - WINDSOR – A Rossy department store will be opening a location in Windsor on Oct. 1 following two other openings in the province.



Windsor's Terry Fox Run draws hundreds of participants

Updated on September 23, 2015 - WINDSOR - Hundreds of youths, adults and their four-legged friends hit the pavement Sunday to take part in the annual Terry Fox Run at King's-Edgehill School..


Updated on September 01, 2015 - HANTS COUNTY — Eight members of the West Hants Guiding community were among more than 220 honoured guests at the Girl Guides of...

Updated on August 11, 2015 - WINDSOR — Young people from the Newport 4-H Club demonstrated their final projects for the year at the Hants County Exhibition...

Updated on August 25, 2015 - WINDSOR — An emotional Rick Dunham took the stage Sunday night to express his gratitude to those who have volunteered their time to...

Updated on August 03, 2015 - WINDSOR - After what seemed like weeks of rain, the sun finally came out in time for the second annual Avon River Days festival in...


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