Sunday, January 20, 2019

Community

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...

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...

Happy ending: Vader the dog back home

FALL RIVER: Vader the dog greets me excitedly as I come through the doorway at the Stapleton home on Martyn Drive in Fall River on Jan. 10. That’s a refreshing sign given the ordeal the...

Mental health in sports: Brogan’s plight

LOWER SACKVILLE: A mental illness and fear of failure led Brogan MacNeil to give up a sport she had come to excel at and love. Diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in late 2017, MacNeil...

Fire crews quickly snuff out car fire

FALL RIVER: A quick response by firefighters from Station 45 in Fall River to a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of the Sobeys prevented other vehicles parked nearby from becoming touched. Halifax District...

Fall River parents angered about Stock’s bus stop removal

FALL RIVER: Parents in the Fall River area feel the removal of school bus stops in the community is just Stock Transportation and Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB) looking at their children as nothing...

Golf Club Road closing until end of November

WINDSOR JUNCTION: If motorists use Golf Club Road to get out and about, you'll have to find another way at least until the end of November. Beginning on or about Nov. 6, the road at...

Blue Hill Coach trail officially opens

FALL RIVER: The Blue Hill Coach Trail in Fall River is officially opened for use. The non-motorized trail connects residents from the Fall River Village area to Blue Hill Road and winds itself through woods,...

Voices need to be heard on Ingram Drive proposal

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents are gearing up to push back against a proposed development for Ingram Drive that is set for June 13 in Fall River. At issue is a proposal from W.M. Fares Architects, on...
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