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Frontage decision a “positive message” for rural HRM

FALL RIVER: The councillors for the area peg a decision by Halifax regional council on a property frontage bylaw as sending a positive message to the rural parts of the municipality as a whole. Lisa...
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Parents promise public won’t forget Liberals missteps on teachers

FALL RIVER: The battle between the N.S. Teachers Union (NSTU) and the provincial government in Nova Scotia has similar resemblances to that of what took place in B.C. in 2016, say two staunch teacher...

Warm welcome for the Baroud’s

HALIFAX STANFIELD: It was such a simple gesture, but it said everything that needed to be said. Surrounded by many after their arrival at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) on Feb. 15, little Leen Baroud...
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HRM to discuss LWFRA audit request with Streatch further

FALL RIVER: Further discussions will be had with the local councillor to determine what type of audit would best address his concerns with the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA) area rate. Brendan Elliott, spokesman for HRM,...

Samson encourages all to celebrate Canada 150

FALL RIVER: The local MP is encouraging community groups and residents to be part of the celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Darrell Samson, the Liberal representative in the Justin Trudeau government for Sackville-Chezzetcook, spoke to...

Blackburn ready for budget debate

Budget discussions set to begin BEAVER BANK: Lisa Blackburn know what she’s looking for in the HRM budget as she enters her first budget discussions. The Upper/Middle Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank councillor said she is hopeful there will...

Blackburn, Streatch appointed to HRM council committees, boards

BEAVER BANK: The two local councillors will have a full plate with Halifax Regional council, outside of representing their constituents concerns to their colleagues. Lisa Blackburn, the representative for District 14 Upper/Middle Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank, and...

Streatch provides update on development

FALL RIVER: The local councillor provided a short update on a proposed development set for Ingram Drive in Fall River—one that has raised the ire of some residents who live in the neighbourhood. The residents...
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Beach access project gaining traction

FALL RIVER: Getting waterfront access for residents of Fall River is a project the local councillor has top of his agenda for this coming summer. Councillor Steve Streatch said the waterfront access will be gained...

Dragons football holding Chase the Ace

FALL RIVER: A dream that Ian Avery and the Fall River Dragons football association have had for several years is closer to becoming a reality, and now they’re on the goal line looking for...
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