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Falling Further Behind at Eastern Shore District High

 Letter to the Editor

 Falling Further Behind at Eastern Shore District High

The Superintendent of Schools for HRSB, Elwyn Leroux, has just announced that trucking of potable water to Eastern Shore District High will no longer be necessary, as newly drilled wells will shortly be connected to the school. This is certainly surprising, as engineering reports prepared for the Board clearly show that these wells cannot deliver a sufficient supply of water. 

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The Treasures of the Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre

By Karen Bradley 

 In the middle of a small village, in the center of a small province, lies a unique building: The Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre. On a walk through the building’s many spaces with Treasurer Helen Jenson and Board Member Barbara Bell, I learned the ways in which a building can bring a community together.

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McInnis Goes for Broke  For Eastern Shore Lifestyles Centre 

By Richard Bell 

Senator Tom McInnis and representatives from the ESLCS (Eastern Shore Lifestyles Centre Society) hosted a clinic on Saturday, November 18 on how to get something done in Nova Scotia. 

At stake was the replacement of the Sheet Harbour Lions Community Centre, a four decades old building closed from November to April because of roof problems. The building is owned by HRM, which assessed the building and concluded that the hall is not safe to occupy during the winter months due to the potential weight of snow on the roof. Last spring, HRM Regional Council voted to include $2.5 million in the capital budget to replace the building.

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The Halifax Explosion and Civilian Casualties of War

By Jim Reid       

In working on an event commemorating the effects of the Halifax Explosion on the people of the Eastern Shore, I have been struck by how often people have talked about the Explosion as if it were some kind of peacetime event, with no connection to WWI

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Hells Angels Abandon Club House After RCMP Raid

By Richard Bell

Barely a year after a launch party drew 150 bikers to the Hells Angles clubhouse in Musquodoboit Harbour, the Hells Angels have abandoned their clubhouse in following an RCMP raid than began in the early afternoon of November 1.  All that remained on November 16 were some empty rooms and a dumpster in the parking lot filled with the debris from the raid.

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11 E Petpeswick Rd, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS B0J 2L0

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