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Castle youngest candidate for District 1

MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT: In a race with already six other candidates, Colin Castle has put his name in the hat to become the new councillor for District 1 in the upcoming Halifax municipal election. Castle, a Middle Musquodoboit native, is the youngest...
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New park opens to rave reviews

WAVERLEY: The weather may have been dreary, but the smiles on the kids at the new playground and park in the Spider Lake subdivision were big enough to create their own sunshine on June...

Warning issued for Powder Mill Lake

WAVERELY: Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) is warning residents and tourists alike to not swim, drink water, or eat fish that are caught in Powder Mill Lake in Waverley. The reason behind the warning is because...
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Hartlen’s closure a “devastating loss”

BEAVER BANK: A staple in North Upper Beaver Bank will close for the final time on July 11, leaving a huge void for residents who live in the community, with the local MLA calling...
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Water service on HRM’s project list

FALL RIVER: Residents could see municipal water being brought down Fall River Road sooner rather than later after HRM included it in a list of seven priority infrastructure projects it would like funding for...
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Brazen break-and-enter in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A brazen break-and-enter in Beaver Bank while a woman and grandson slept has Halifax District RCMP investigating and on the hunt for the people responsible. Overnight between July 9–10, thieves broke into a...