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Theft of vehicles, break-and-enters keep police on toes

DUTCH SETTLEMENT: Halifax District RCMP were kept busy during the past couple weeks with crimes in the Antrim, Dutch Settlement, Windsor Junction and Beaver Bank areas. According to RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partner in Policing’s Crimemapping...

RCMP fine eight Fall River drivers for traffic offences

FALL RIVER: Eight motorists in Fall River were fined for the fun they were trying to have on Sunday night, May 27. Halifax District RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said in response to numerous driving complaints...

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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Couple question if Dairy Queen right fit for community

FALL RIVER: A Fall River couple is disappointed to hear that another fast food outlet will be calling the community home. Dairy Queen is set to begin construction at...

Fire crews assist in Oakfield Park water rescue

OAKFIELD: Fire crews responded Tuesday night July 16 to a report of a person in the water on Grand Lake, near Oakfield Park. Along with firefighters from Station...

“Cancer is such a horrible thing.”

BEAVER BANK: Becca Schofield may have passed away earlier this year due to cancer, however the well-known girl still provides inspiration for a unique project being done by a young Lower Sackville woman, who...

Lions Christmas parade faces route change

FALL RIVER: The route for the Fall River Lions Christmas Parade on Nov. 26 is changing for this year. As a result of the ongoing construction work for the Fall River Water project, the parade...

Students step up for family

FALL RIVER: One Fall River family’s devastation of losing their home to a fire last month has led to some goodwill from the most unexpected place—students at Ash Lee Jefferson School (ALJ). The students in...

Noise, speed among concerns heard for Wellington Connector

Most residents at first session of open house seem positive on project WELLINGTON: The first look at the design of the Wellington Connector was greeted...

UPDATED: Missing Middle Sackville girl found

MIDDLE SACKVILLE: The RCMP say that Julia Russell, the missing 14-year-old girl from Middle Sackville, has been located. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and shares and retweets on social...