Monday, June 25, 2018

Community

Creating new life for the Earth

WAVERLEY: Shelby Baxter wanted to do something different for Earth Day in 2018—and so she did her homework and did just that. Baxter, a third year Pathfinder with the 1st Canal Pathfinders, organized a tree...

Grand Lake student presented memorial scholarship

FALL RIVER: Volunteer firefighters with Station 45 Fall River presented Breeanna Johnson of Grand Lake with a $1,000 Ian MacLeod Memorial Scholarship before training on April 17. The scholarship is in memory of Ian...

Canoe to the Sea to start on Lake Thomas

FALL RIVER: Get your canoes and kayaks out of storage folks, Canoe to the Sea is coming to Fall River this June. The June 17 fundraiser, put on by the Shubenacadie Canal Commission, will participants...
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Residents relieved at Waverley development rejection

WAVERLEY: The rejection of a rezoning application for the Conrad quarry development is both “significant and positive” for the community and areas downstream of Lake Charles, says one of the people behind a concerned...

Off to the World LEGO Robotics Festival

FALL RIVER: Four youth from Fall River will get to put their robotic skills to the test against the best in the world later this month. VIDEO: Hippie Lego Lovers demonstration Dominic Sorhaindo, Mac Steele, Sam...

NWCC hears benefits of LWFRA grants

LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax Regional Council’s intent to have North West Community Council (NWCC) oversee the approval of grants submitted to the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA) for funding isn’t going quite as smoothly as they...

RCMP seeking suspects in Middle Sackville thefts

MIDDLE SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP is asking for public assistance with identifying persons of interest after three automotive businesses in Middle Sackville were targeted during the early morning hours on March 29. Prior to 1:30...

UPDATE: Police speak to driver; determine misunderstanding

FALL RIVER: Police have spoken to the driver of a white cube van that approached a young Fall River girl on April 4, near her home on St. Andrews Drive in Fall River. Halifax District...

Crosswalk flags installed in community of Waverley

WAVERLEY: Three sections of Rocky Lake Drive in Waverley had crosswalk flags installed last month in partnership between Norm Collins of Crosswalk Safety and local community groups. The flags were installed on March 3 at...

Hines a Team Myles ambassador for Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon

FLETCHERS LAKE: Nola Hines is looking to do her best this May as she tackles the 10 kilometre portion of the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon through Halifax and Dartmouth. Hines is an ambassador with Team...
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