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Volunteer firefighters in HRM get boost

WAVERLEY: Volunteer firefighters will be getting an increase in their honorarium after HRM regional council passed a motion that would up what they receive. One of the stalwart supporters of increasing the honorarium they get...

Theft of vehicles, break-and-enter reported to police

WELLINGTON: Halifax District RCMP report two vehicle thefts and a break-and-enter in the area over the past few days, according to the Crimemapping website. On Nov. 1, police received a report of a stolen vehicle...

Lions Christmas Parade set for Nov. 27

FALL RIVER: Santa’s Elves are hard at work planning the excitement to kickoff the Christmas season in Fall River. Organizers have confirmed the date for the annual Fall River and Area Lions Christmas Parade. It...

Streatch ready to be District 1’s voice at City Hall

FALL RIVER: Steve Streatch knows he has a lot of work ahead of him. Just moments after his Oct. 15 HRM municipal election win was confirmed, the Elderbank resident acknowledged he has been given the...

“No excuses”: Dalrymple angered over delayed reports

FALL RIVER: Barry Dalrymple is angry that two projects of importance to Fall River never came to regional council before his term ended. With HRM regional council not having the water extension boundary or proposed...
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Ten Thousand Villages returns to Enfield

ENFIELD: The Harvester’s Ministry and Corridor Community is making a difference in the lives of artisans around the world by selling exquisite, handcrafted gifts and home décor. This year, Ten Thousand Villages is celebrating 20...

“The government is bullying us.”

FALL RIVER: A Fall River teacher says he and his colleagues are becoming overwhelmed with their classroom conditions, but it’s looking more and more like the provincial government may force them to go on...
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Woman charged in Lower Sackville robbery

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 50-year-old woman has been charged by Halifax District RCMP following a weekend armed robbery at a gas station in Lower Sackville. Darlene Joyce Johnson of Middle Sackville is facing charges of robbery;...

Kinsac man facing drug charges

KINSAC: A 25-year-old Kinsac man has been charged with a number of drug offences following a traffic stop in connection to numerous robberies and thefts on Oct. 30 in Halifax. In a press release, Halifax...
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Guard rail work to cause delays in Waverley

WAVERLEY: Residents are being informed off traffic delays due to guard rail replacement work ongoing in Waverley until Thursday, Nov. 3. In a press release, HRM said guardrail work was to begin Nov. 1 along...