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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...

Mixed reaction to proposed age-friendly development

FALL RIVER: The developer of a proposed age-friendly development at the Carr Farm property in Fall River heard an earful from residents who live nearby that have enough concerns they’re hesitant about it. But there...
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Let the water flow: Feds fund city water to Fall River

FALL RIVER: Water could be flowing down the Fall River Road and along Highway 2 in Fall River in the not too distant future. During a visit to Nova Scotia last month, Prime Minister Justin...
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Fresh look at Beacon House

LOWER SACKVILLE: Patrons to the retail store at Beacon House in Lower Sackville may notice new changes when they walk through the door. That’s because in August, volunteers with the not-for-profit organization closed the store...

Big thanks for years of support

WINDSOR JUNCTION: On March 11, Grace and Sam Cameron of Windsor Junction, on behalf of the children that attend and use the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC), and dad Jay presented a card of...

Downtown Halifax Wi-Fi debate contentious among councillors

FALL RIVER: Getting Wi-Fi in Downtown Halifax created a lot of uncertainty and discussion in council chambers, and both local councillors were unsure what the outcome would be. Steve Streatch, the councillor representing Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit...
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“This is a great day for us.”

DARTMOUTH: The Shubenacadie Canal Commission (SCC) is reaping the rewards of having two levels of governments work together in a partnership for the greater good. At a press conference inside the Fairbanks Centre in Dartmouth...
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Commuter rail chugging along

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor is “very excited” to see Commuter Rail inch closer to becoming a reality in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). Barry Dalrymple has been a staunch supporter of the idea along...

Samson: Federal budget “a good one” for N.S.

OTTAWA, ONT.: Nova Scotia will reap the rewards of the federal budget, announced March 22 by Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Parliament Hill, the MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook said. In an interview with The Laker...
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Blackburn vying for District 14 seat

BEAVER BANK: Lisa Blackburn is hoping her “fresh perspective” will win over residents in District 14 Upper/Middle Sackville, Lucasville, and Beaver Bank. Blackburn, who has taken a leave of absence from her current employment, has...