Friday, August 17, 2018

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Excitement building for Box Car races in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: The inaugural version of the Beaver Bank Box Car Races was such a resounding success that it’s coming back for 2018. Luke Conrad and his staff at Cartoon Conrad have been working at...

Mailbox vandalism in Grand Lake

GRAND LAKE: During the weekend of July 6-8, several community mailboxes were vandalized and mail was stolen. Incidents were reported in Lower Sackville, Grand Lake, and Hammonds Plains. Vandals pried individual mail boxes open and...
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UPDATED: Pedestrian access to remain during bridge closure

FALL RIVER: The Fall River bridge will be closed to all traffic for up to two weeks as work continues on the water project, however pedestrian access will be maintained, Halifax Water confirmed on...

Blackburn encouraged HRM taking “deeper dive” on stadium

BEAVER BANK: Councillor Lisa Blackburn is looking forward to HRM taking a “deeper dive” into a CFL team and stadium coming to HRM, and all that it would involve. Sitting inside Good Day Cafe in...
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Keloose organizers looking for more parental supervision

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The chairman of Keloose is encouraging parents to not just drop their child off to attend the festivities and the fireworks, but to instead join them. Nick Yeomans said in the past they...

HRM strikes good balance on pot, Blackburn says

HRM: The local councillor said there’s not a lot of history for HRM and the country to go on in legalizing marijuana. Lisa Blackburn said that council’s discussion on how they will approach it is...
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Clarity sought on Grove Park lands

BEAVER BANK: HRM is being asked for some clarity regarding the Grove Park lands in Beaver Bank. At regional council on July 17, Councillor Lisa Blackburn brought forward a motion asking for information from staff...

Age-friendly community grants program launched

WAVERLEY: The call for applications for the Age-Friendly Community Grants program was officially opened on July 11 to much fanfare at the Waverley Legion. Before a crowd of about 25 people—including past recipients and MLA...

Waverley Legion getting ventilation upgrades

WAVERLEY: Liberal MLA Bill Horne, the representative for Waverley-Fall River- Beaver Bank, has announced $10,000 in funding for the Waverley Legion. The funding is administered through the government’s Legion Capital Assistance Program. “I’m proud to be...

Streatch to seek long-term sustainability for WJCC

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Steve Streatch said he will work with the volunteer board of the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) to ensure it remains safe and secure. The councillor was responding to a question from The...
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