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Hopeful of fruitful change to education

FALL RIVER: Pam Doyle has a lot on her plate right now—but she’s anything but complaining.On top of being the registrar and Guidance Counsellor at Lockview High School, Doyle also sits on the Council...

Youth starts petition for crosswalk

FLETCHERS LAKE: A Fall River youth is getting praise form the local councillor for his initiative in collecting signatures on a petition about installing a much sought after crosswalk.Jack Lerner has collected close to...
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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...

Spreading her happiness on missionary trip

FALL RIVER: Savanna MacLennan has a lot of happiness to spread—so the Fall River woman is going to do just that in Lithuania.MacLennan is leaving Dec. 3 for the 18-month missionary trip through the...

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,...

Treat-ing it forward

FALL RIVER: Six Lockview High students got into the Halloween spirit early last month as they tried to make it scarier for those less privileged.Waverley sisters Keely and Bailey Lenihan; Savanna and Lucy Christmas;...

Kids Play gets boost from well-known singer

LOWER SACKVILLE: A well-known singer in Lower Sackville has been able to use his popularity to give back to a child and family from the community.Jon Cyr is known for his performance at a...
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Traffic heads up for Beaver Bank motorists

BEAVER BANK: HRM is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Wednesday, May 17, on Beaver Bank Road between Windgate and Pinehaven Drives.Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. until...
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Frontage decision a “positive message” for rural HRM

FALL RIVER: The councillors for the area peg a decision by Halifax regional council on a property frontage bylaw as sending a positive message to the rural parts of the municipality as a whole.Lisa...

Learning life lessons by giving back

FALL RIVER: On a mild February night, more than 20 people—16 of them youth—gathered to make a difference in the lives of some of those less fortunate served by Beacon House in Lower Sackville.The...
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