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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...

UPDATED: Wellington Connector gets green light

WELLINGTON: Commuting in the Wellington and Fall River area is about to get a little easier. At a quickly-arranged funding announcement on March 2, Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP Darrell Samson, along with Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Liberal...

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...

Theft from vehicles heat up in Fall River

FALL RIVER: With the summer weather here, that also leads to an itch for thieves and those in the Fletchers Lake; Lantz, HRM; and Fall River felt their wrath in the past...
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Open house scheduled for Wellington Connector

WELLINGTON: The public open house for the Wellington Connector has been confirmed. Residents will have their opportunity to stop by and learn more about the project on April 17...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...