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Fall River scouts excited for Finland trip

FALL RIVER: A brother and sister are among the six scouts set to head across the Atlantic next week for an eight day trip-of-a-lifetime representing the 1st Riverlake Scouts at Roihu Finnjamboree in Finland. The...
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ALJ students featured in video

FALL RIVER: A meeting with one of her student’s dads during a parent-teacher night led Ash Lee Jefferson School teacher Madame Miguelle Legere to making her students somewhat famous. Madame Legere met Dave Carroll, who...
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Years of work become reality

FALL RIVER: Parent volunteers like Dale Fisher can now take a breath after a busy few years of dedication to see a dream of a second new playground at Ash Lee Jefferson School become...
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Cooling down with a sweet treat

Julia Tingley couldn’t wait to cool down with her Vanilla ice cream from Frosty Freeze during the opening concert series, featuring TJ King, at the Village Green in Waverley last month. The concert was...
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Work on schedule for bridge replacement

FALL RIVER: Work to replace the Fall River bridge is on schedule, says HRM. Brendan Elliott, senior communications spokesman with HRM, said crews from Dexter Construction, the company that won the project’s bid, are currently...
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Castle youngest candidate for District 1

MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT: In a race with already six other candidates, Colin Castle has put his name in the hat to become the new councillor for District 1 in the upcoming Halifax municipal election. Castle, a Middle Musquodoboit native, is the youngest...
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New park opens to rave reviews

WAVERLEY: The weather may have been dreary, but the smiles on the kids at the new playground and park in the Spider Lake subdivision were big enough to create their own sunshine on June...

Warning issued for Powder Mill Lake

WAVERELY: Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) is warning residents and tourists alike to not swim, drink water, or eat fish that are caught in Powder Mill Lake in Waverley. The reason behind the warning is because...
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Hartlen’s closure a “devastating loss”

BEAVER BANK: A staple in North Upper Beaver Bank will close for the final time on July 11, leaving a huge void for residents who live in the community, with the local MLA calling...
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Water service on HRM’s project list

FALL RIVER: Residents could see municipal water being brought down Fall River Road sooner rather than later after HRM included it in a list of seven priority infrastructure projects it would like funding for...