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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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New playground coming at Beaver Bank-Kinsac

BEAVER BANK: A project seven years in the making is getting closer to becoming a reality for those involved with getting a new playground at Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary School (BBKES). The project was one of...
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Memories to last a lifetime

FALL RIVER: Three scouts with the 1st RiverLake Scouts had the time of their lives as part of the Canadian contingent that just returned from Finnjamboree, held in late July in Finland. Claudia Saunders, and...
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Dancing her way to Broadway

BEDFORD: The spark that makes Laura Wadden love dance is glowing bright. Wadden, a dancer with Element Dance Studio in Bedford, had the opportunity to attend a week-long Broadway Bound dance camp in August on...
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Expressing herself through music

FALL RIVER: Cassondra Todd looks no further than her piano for relaxation when she’s feeling stressed or needing to express her emotions. The 17-year-old Fall River resident has just released her debut 13-song CD, Music...
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Kool-Aid for Kayaks

Liam Phillips was quenching the thirst of those driving along Windsor Junction Road Aug. 1 by selling Kool-Aid. Reporter Pat Healey confirms it hit the spot as he delivered The Laker to distribution spots....
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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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Traffic logjams frustrating residents

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The closure of the Fall River Road bridge has led many residents to find an alternate route, and that has meant long waits to leave the community along the Windsor Junction Road...
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Dalrymple looks into beach access

FALL RIVER: With plenty of lakes surrounding Fall River, it would only be natural to be able to access it. But currently that’s not possible for everyone. Unless you live next to the lake or...
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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...