Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Community

Fun March Break Camp

WINDSOR JUNCTION: To end off the Roots and Boots Forest School on March Break at the Windsor Junction Community Centre. Those participating learned about indigenous culture from a pair of special guests. This included seeing some...

Samson says budget has “a lot of good stuff”

OTTAWA, ONT.: Darrell Samson doesn’t see the recently released federal Budget on March 19 as an “election year” budget, but rather one that continues to help Canadians. The Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP said there are even...
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VIDEO: Heartwarming turnout for firefighter procession

TRURO: The regimental procession for the remains of Firefighter Skyler Blackie, a former Fall River resident and volunteer with Station 45 Fall River, took place March 23. The procession went from Amherst to Truro Fire,...

Group opposed to Fall River quarry stepping back in fight

MILLER LAKE WEST: The group opposed to Scotian Materials' construction of a quarry in Miller Lake West have lost their most recent appeal, and with that they have announced they are stepping back in...

Hannigan wins classical JUNO Award

WAVERLEY: A Waverley musician has earned a second straight Juno award for her classical music. Barb Hannigan was announced as the recipient of the 2019 Juno for Classicsal Alkbum of the Year: vocal or choral...
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Compliance orders issued to N.S. Fire School

WAVERLEY: The Department of Labour and Advanced Education have issued two compliance orders to the N.S. Firefighters School in Waverley following an incident that resulted in the death of a firefighter. Shannon Kerr, spokeswoman with...

Wish granted: Fletchers Lake girl going to Disney

FLETCHERS LAKE: A young Fletchers Lake girl is getting her wish granted to go to Disney world thanks to the Children’s Wish Foundation of N.S. Olivia DeMone suffers from Ataxia telangiectasia. The family found out...
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GP Vanier students provide federal budget feedback

FALL RIVER: Four junior high schools and one high school in Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, including Georges P. Vanier Junior High in Fall River, were among the 31 Nova Scotia schools to participate in the 2019 Student...
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Proposed Charleswood development holding open house

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents will get their first chance to look at a revised application proposal looking to build 176 residential units in the Charleswood Drive area of Windsor Junction. The proposal is from ZZAP Consultants...

Fairytale dress up fun in Grand Lake

GRAND LAKE: Little Mabel Hope of Grand Lake, looking cute as a Princess, gets a piece of cake fed to her by Louise Brooking-McDow during the Fairytale Gala on March 17. More than 60 kids...