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LWFRA presents grants program cheques

FALL RIVER: The LWF Ratepayers Association presented three cheques from their grants program to recipients recently.Among those receiving cheques were Keloose; the Windsor Junction Community Centre; and Dragons Football, who received $10,000 towards their...

Smiles galore at Fall River Fun Day

FALL RIVER: Smiles and laughter emanated from the green space at the Fall River Plaza on a bright, sunny Sunday afternoon.The laughter and smiles were from the many children, who along with their parents,...

Fall River man opens Pillar To Post franchise

FALL RIVER: Scott Robertson knew he wanted to own his own business after leaving the military. That’s where Pillar To Post Home Inspectors came in.Robertson is a franchisee of the company, founded in 1994,...
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Watermain repair to slow Beaver Bank traffic

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being asked to give themselves extra time on Monday June 12, along Beaver Bank Road as watermain repair will be taking place.In a release on June 9, Halifax Water spokesman...

Water project on hold

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project is on hold.Councillor Steve Streatch is pointing to a tight deadline from the federal government—they have a March 2018 date—to have the project completed by and “substantially...

FRABA to discuss sending letter asking for speed reduction

FALL RIVER: The Fall River and Area Business Association (FRABA) is going to further discuss writing a letter and sending it to HRM to reduce the speed on a section of Highway 2 between...

Councillors give budget thumbs up

BEAVER BANK: The two local councillors have both given their stamp of approval to the recently passed HRM budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, even with a slight tax increase for residents.Steve Streatch, the...
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Councillors weigh in on newspapers purchase, formation of SaltWire

BEAVER BANK: The sale of 27 community newspapers previously owned by Transcontinental Media across Atlantic Canada to SaltWire Network, the parent company of The Chronicle Herald, has left local councillors with mixed feelings.Lisa Blackburn,...

Connect2 program launched

FALL RIVER: The Blue Hill Coach Trail in Fall River is a prime example of what support from the Connect2 program can do, so it was no surprise it served as the backdrop as...

UPDATED: Proposed Ingram Drive development rejected

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The proposed mixed residential/commercial development for the end of Ingram Drive in Fall River Village has been nixed, as proposed.Councillor Steve Streatch confirmed the news in an interview late on the afternoon...
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