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Wanted man turns himself in to RCMP

EDMONTON, Alta.: A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in relation to the death of a Beaver Bank in Western Canada turned himself in to RCMP in B.C. on Sept. 10. Edmonton Police Services had...
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Brazen break-and-enter in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A brazen break-and-enter in Beaver Bank while a woman and grandson slept has Halifax District RCMP investigating and on the hunt for the people responsible. Overnight between July 9–10, thieves broke into a...

Ringing in 2017 with a plunge

FALL RIVER: There were many brave souls--local and some from outside the Fall River area--that took the traditional New Year's Day plunge into Kinsac Lake in Fall River. Reporter Pat Healey captured all the fun...
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Planning for Keloose’s 40th year begins

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The 40th anniversary of Keloose is shaping up to be an excitement filled weekend of fun. The first meeting of the Keloose Committee was held on Jan. 29 at the LWF Hall in...
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Woman charged in Lower Sackville robbery

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 50-year-old woman has been charged by Halifax District RCMP following a weekend armed robbery at a gas station in Lower Sackville. Darlene Joyce Johnson of Middle Sackville is facing charges of robbery;...
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Lions Xmas Express seeking food donations

FALL RIVER: Before the Lions Christmas Parade on Dec. 4, organizers with the Lions Christmas Express food drive were more than worried they would not be able to meet the demand this year. However, after...
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Ten Thousand Villages returns to Enfield

ENFIELD: The Harvester’s Ministry and Corridor Community is making a difference in the lives of artisans around the world by selling exquisite, handcrafted gifts and home décor. This year, Ten Thousand Villages is celebrating 20...

Rash of break-and-enters keep police busy

LAKEVIEW: Five break-and-enters into residences over a three-day span are keeping officers with Halifax District RCMP in Beaver Bank, the Windsor Junction area, and Musquodoboit Valley busy. The crimes and the approximate location to where...
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NSTU announces work-to-rule

EDITOR'S NOTE: This just in from the Teacher's Union. We are now working on getting local reaction. On November 28th we announced our plan to engage in a work-to-rule job action, beginning on Monday, December...

Fall River Bridge work complete

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is impressed and happy with the timely work by Dexter Construction in completing the replacement of the Fall River bridge. “I think it just finished,” said Dalrymple on Sept. 17. Dalrymple...