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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,...

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...
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Local company partners with Habitat ReStore

FALL RIVER: Habitat ReStore in Dartmouth is joining forces with a Fall River, family-owned junk removal business. In a release on it’s facebook page, Habitat ReStore announced they were partnering with “one of the top...
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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...

Lifeflight unveils new helicopters

HALIFAX STANFIELD: Having two new medical Lifeflight helicopters now in operation is a relief to Nova Scotia’s Health and Wellness Minister and EHS Lifeflight. The much anticipated unveiling of the two new Sikorsky S-76 C...

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...

Selling jam for Dakota

WELLINGTON: The generosity of local businesses is helping a Wellington woman in her fundraising efforts for her service dog. Anna-Marie Carr is making homemade jams and placing them on the counter inside the Wellington Bakery...

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...

Deagle-Gammon honoured by Progress Women

The Progress Women of Excellence Awards takes place each November. Hosted by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis 2016 marked the 27th year of this prestigious event. This annual fundraiser, hosted in support of...

Snow blowers stolen in Fall River

FALL RIVER: The grinch has hit one Fall River business--to the tune of more than $28k in value of snow blowing equipment stolen. Halifax District RCMP say they are investigating a theft that occurred sometime...
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