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  1. Lawrencetown firefighters rip it up VideoRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    Members of the Lawrencetown Volunteer Fire Department recently got some cutting edge, hands-on training in freeing people trapped in crashed vehicles. The training was provided by the Nova Scotia Firefighters School and was free of charge for the local firefighters.

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  2. Big changes in Lawrencetown streetsRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Nova News Now

    At their May session, Annapolis County councillors was told that the Nova Scotia Department of Highways and Infrastructure Renewal is planning major improvements to Highway 1 and Lawrencetown Lane this year. Stephen MacIsaac, western district director for the department said that these improvements will involve the roadway as well as adjacent sidewalks and related facilities.

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  3. Sick of your lawn mower? Try this on for scytheRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CBC News

    As the spring brings greener lawns that need mowing, two people from Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley are hoping to offer a sharp alternative to machine-based grass removal. Peter and Helene Redden of Lawrencetown are promoting the benefits of scythes through various workshops in the province.

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  4. Crystal's fall foliage cruises to feature variety of active outdoor experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Examiner.com

    ... tour also includes a scenic hike. Another option in Halifax is a wildlife viewing tour by bicycle through the Lawrencetown Beach Trail and Kuhn Conservation Area. Visitors to Saint John, New Brunswick have the opportunity to view the famed Reversing ...

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  5. Open-air burning ban lifted in HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | CBC News

    A brush fire in East Lawrencetown and Mineville last week prompted an open-air burning ban in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The open-air burning ban in the Halifax Regional Municipality has been lifted, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency said Tuesday afternoon.

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  6. Province continues to warn of brush fire risk with dry woods, high windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The News

    Officials ordered a mandatory evacuation Helicopters drop water on a large, out-of-control brush fire near East Lawrencetown, N.S. on Thursday, May 7, 2015. After hundreds of homes were evacuated due to a fire in East Lawrencetown last Thursday, a complete ban on open fires remains in HRM as well as restricted burning throughout mainland Nova Scotia where it's allowed only from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. "Last week we had three non-stop days of 30-plus kilometer an hour winds, where any kind of little fire ember a can get into the air and then just spread into the woods really quick," Kara McCurdy, fire prevention officer for the Department of Natural Resources said Monday.

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  7. East Lawrencetown brush fire still under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | CBC News

    A brush fire in East Lawrencetown and Mineville has been contained, Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources said Friday afternoon. Officials with the Department of Natural Resources say no new hot spots flared up over the weekend at the site of a brush fire in East Lawrencetown, but they'll monitor the scene for another day or so.

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  8. Residents remember 2008 blaze after brush fire outside HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | GlobalNews

    ... call had many in the area thinking about a similar evacuation seven years ago. When residents of Mineville and Lawrencetown were told to evacuate on Friday, it brought back memories of a major fire in the same area in 2008. "I just said, 'again.' ...

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  9. Brush fire in East Lawrencetown 'brings up a lot of bad memories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | CBC News

    A brush fire in East Lawrencetown and Mineville has been contained, Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources said Friday afternoon. About 12 firefighters with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency worked the scene on Friday morning and were released.

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  10. Crews check for hotspots after brush fire forces evacuation near HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | GlobalNews

    Deputy fire Chief Roy Hollett says the fire burned out of control for several hours due to high winds, but appears to have been contained by about 8:30 p.m. No damage or injuries were reported, and residents were allowed to return to their homes in East Lawrencetown before 9 p.m. Hollett says firefighters and officials with Natural Resources were wetting down the area about 20 kilometres east of Halifax and looking for flare-ups, but hadn't found any. He says the fire fed off of large swaths of dead grass left over from a long winter, which has led to a ban on outdoor fires.

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  11. Six stories in the news today, May 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Madison Publishing

    ... of Halifax was contained by firefighters late Thursday. Residents were allowed to return to their homes in East Lawrencetown before 9 p.m. Firefighters planned to monitor the area throughout the night. Incoming Alberta premier Rachel Notley has ...

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  12. Crews returning this morning to scene of East Lawrencetown fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | CBC News

    Crews fighting a brush fire in East Lawrencetown, N.S., are set to return early this morning to resume fire control operations. Most firefighters left the scene at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, around the same time an evacuation order affecting more than 100 homes in area was lifted.

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  13. Six stories in Canada we're watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | MacLeans

    ... of Halifax was contained by firefighters late Thursday. Residents were allowed to return to their homes in East Lawrencetown before 9 p.m. Firefighters planned to monitor the area throughout the night. Incoming Alberta premier Rachel Notley has ...

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  14. Residents allowed home after Mineville-area brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... that getting the large animals out could be a problem. By 6:15 p.m., volunteers at Calvin United Church on the Lawrencetown Road were setting up a comfort station for evacuees. Rix lives in the area, and from her home Thursday afternoon, she could ...

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  15. Firefighters 'gaining ground' on East Lawrencetown brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | CBC News

    ... David Hendsbee said Thursday afternoon. Only a few people have arrived at church opened up for evacuees from Lawrencetown fire. #cbcns pic.twitter.com/kSO14eKjgb Firefighters and a Natural Resources helicopter are battling the blaze. The ...

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  16. East Lawrencetown residents allowed to return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | CBC News

    Crews fighting a brush fire in East Lawrencetown, N.S. went home Thursday night at about 8:30 p.m. but are set to return early Friday morning to resume fire control operations, a Natural Resources Department spokeswoman said. Most firefighters left the scene around the same time an evacuation order affecting more than 100 homes in area was lifted.

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  17. Police charge Lawrencetown man in Lower Sackville school stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Chronicle Herald

    A 20-year-old Lawrencetown man faces charges after a Millwood High student was stabbed at the Lower Sackville school Wednesday. Nicholas MacDonald is expected to appear in Dartmouth provincial court today charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, Halifax Regional Police report.

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  18. Police lay charges following stabbing at Millwood HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | GlobalNews

    ... arrested and taken into police custody without incident at short time later. 20-year-old Nicholas MacDonald of Lawrencetown is charged with one count of aggravated assault and possession of a dangerous weapon.

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  19. Car crash in LawrencetownRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Nova News Now

    A serious car crash in Lawrencetown, Annapolis County early Sunday morning saw a man airlifted to hospital in Halifax after his car clipped off a power pole when he failed to negotiate a turn. Highway 1 was closed for most of the day.

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  20. Kick off the paddling season with the annual Annapolis River Canoe RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Nova News Now

    ... a.m. from the park and runs 14 kilometres downstream, finishing at the Annapolis Valley Exhibition Grounds in Lawrencetown. A celebratory barbecue will follow at the Youth Arena on the exhibition grounds. For those who do not have a boat of their ...

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