Kate Watson

Kate Watson is a co-founder of Hello Dartmouth. She is freelance writer for regional and national magazines and graduate of the PR Certificate Program at NSCC. Kate has a keen interest in municipal politics, community-building and twitter. Follow her @DartmouthKate

Frank Orlando

Frank Orlando, co founder, contributor of Hello Dartmouth and owner of Orlando Media Company. This adopted son of the DSide started Hello Dartmouth to speak up for this amazing, creative and ever evolving community. You can follow him at @orlandomediaco

Kimberly Captures

Hey all you Dartmouth Instagram lovers out there! Tag #HelloDartmouth and we may feature you!
I am a Photographer. Post Production Editor. Instagrammer, Capturing Dartmouth one square at a time. Find me on Instagram @kimberlycaptures

Stacey Cayea

Stacey Cayea, co founder, contributor of Hello Dartmouth and past owner of Sugar Shok Candy Boutique. Driven by her love of Dartmouth and enlightening her community members of everything Dartmouth has to offer.

Jen Gorman

Jen was raised in the Highlands of Cape Breton and learned first hand the beauty the world has to offer, especially on the East Coast. During the week you can find her on the soccer field playing for Dartmouth Storm Propellor, and on the weekend hopefully hiking one of the beautiful trails around the city and gardening in her community garden. Her day job is supporting local employers with their Employee Health Plans.


Huxley. Roving reporter bunny with his paw on the pulse of the carrot, um Dartmouth. Follow him at @DartGalleryNS on twitter, or come say hi at The Dart Gallery, 127A Portland St, in downtown Dartmouth. (Bring veggies)

The Playgrounders

Let us introduce ourselves, we are the Playgrounders! A duo of highly trained professional with over 40 combined years learning and perfecting the art of recreational play. Gerald, the Monkey bar Master and Akira, the Sultan of the Slides are here to relieve the hassle for you to find those hidden gems tucked away in your local community. We have compiled a list of playgrounds in your neighbourhood for you to look through and find what best suits your needs. Alright let's get hunting!

Lee Cripps

Lee Cripps is a professional creative working full time as an artist, arts administrator and parent. She is driven by emotion, aesthetic, spirituality, anthropology, and philosophy. You will see her photography and paintings in shows in Dartmouth, NS. You can find her on twitter @thecriptyklee

Graeme MacDougall

Graeme is a second year broadcast journalism student at NSCC. Being born and raised in Dartmouth, Graeme has a passion for telling stories about his hometown and celebrating the people, places and businesses that make Dartmouth, Nova Scotia unique.

Sonya Vaschel

When she is not spending her time helping others see opportunities as a Career Development Practitioner, Sonya Vaschel sets her sights on authoring children's books. She is pleased to share her love of Dartmouth and specifically her home of Eastern Passage and neighboring Cole Harbour with the readers of Hello Dartmouth.

Clara Nishida

Clara is a Broadcast Journalism graduate from NSCC. She moved to Canada in 2015 from Brazil, where she was born and raised. Clara loves exploring our beautiful Dartmouth community and is excited to share this experience with Hello Dartmouth. You can find her on Twitter at @ClaraNishida

Meghan Richard

Meghan Richard is a Wife, Greyhound mom, cat wrangler, amateur photographer and lover of life. She happily resides in Dartmouth with her awesome husband and small petting zoo.

Carey Bray

Carey Bray is a Halifax author, painter, actor, and photographer. He is an award-winning poet and freelancer. He enjoys movies, Canadian Fiction, and Batman.

Tanessa Holt

Tanessa Holt is from Vancouver Island but moved to Dartmouth in 2014 to start a family. Since then she has opened the Healthy Micro Cafe and Catering Shop Food Noise in hopes of creating a happier, healthier community through the use of food as medicine.

Kate Hayter

Kate Hayter is currently studying public relations student at NSCC, and is a full-time wedding and portrait photographer at Kate Hayter Photography. She is also artistic director for thirtySomething Dance. Kate is an effective communicator, professional cat-herder, hand-holder and fire-putter-outer. Follow photography work at