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FALL RIVER: Residents in Fall River have been clamouring for some time for a restaurant/pub for their community. Now, with The Turtleback Tap & Grill scheduled to officially open on March 2, they have...

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...

Local family opens Junk Works franchise

FALL RIVER: Andrew Willison never imagined at 19-years-old he would be the general manager of any business, let alone his own. But that’s exactly what the Fall River man is doing. Willison is the main...

Lions Christmas Parade set for Nov. 27

FALL RIVER: Santa’s Elves are hard at work planning the excitement to kickoff the Christmas season in Fall River. Organizers have confirmed the date for the annual Fall River and Area Lions Christmas Parade. It...
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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...
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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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Taking shape

The first piece of concrete for the new Fall River Road bridge is lifted from the Good Day Kitchen Cafe side of the bridge by crews into place. The bridge reopened on August 24,...
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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...
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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...
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Premier McNeil visits with FRABA members

With the noise of the Fall River Bridge construction filling the background, Premier Stephen McNeil met with Fall River Area Business Association (FRABA) members to discuss what is needed to improve small businesses in...