Monday, April 23, 2018

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Vegetorium Easter Egg Hunt moves location

FALL RIVER: A unique Easter Egg Hunt returns this March—but at a new location. The annual Vegetorium Country Farm Market Easter Egg Hunt is set for Easter Weekend, March 31, at the trails behind the...

MacKenzie nabs NS PC Youth presidency

FALL RIVER: A young Fall River man with political aspirations has been acclaimed as the new president of the N.S. Youth Progressive Conservatives. Daniel MacKenzie, a graduate of Lockview High School and who is heavily...
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Fall River Breakaway program still going strong

FALL RIVER: This past October the Breakaway Program that meets Monday mornings at the Open Gate in Fall River reached a milestone – its 10th anniversary. It comes as a bit of a surprise to...

Beaver Bank Station’s new owners appreciate community support

BEAVER BANK: For Christopher Davis, taking over the Beaver Bank Station almost a year ago along with co-owner Brad Farquhar, was the natural thing to do. Davis — who has been in the service industry...

Celebrating one year in business at The Turtleback

FALL RIVER: Time flies when one is busy. And that’s been the case for Turtleback Tap & Grill co-owners Jaro Schubert and Darren Scott. On March 3, the business on Highway 2—something that was much...

Glaze Report aimed at healing fractured education system: Churchill

ENFIELD: The Province of Nova Scotia is looking at healing a fractured education system by accepting all of the recommendations in the Glaze Report, including the axing of seven of the elected school boards...
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Safety issues leave residents fed up

BEAVER BANK: Residents of Sandy Lake Road in north Beaver Bank are fed up with having to risk their safety to go to work and get their children to school during the winter. Two of...
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VIDEO: PM Trudeau in Lower Sackville

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by many during a town hall in Lower Sackville. Video by Pat Healey.
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Parent thinks more at play than just a bus stop cancellation

FLETCHERS LAKE: A parent of a student at Holland Road School has had their afternoon bus stop cancelled, meaning their child will have to walk home. Amanda Castle says when she spoke with STOCK Bus...

Crosswalk frustration growing for Streatch

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is growing increasingly frustrated with delays from HRM staff and their review to see if a crosswalk at Fletcher Drive and Highway 2 in Fall River meets the criteria...
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