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Be prepared when weather strikes

Emergency Preparedness Week held May 5-11 WAVERLEY: When bad weather strikes, it’s the provincials Emergency Management Office time to respond. But even before that, residents...

PHOTOS: Station 45 firefighters hone training skills

FALL RIVER: Volunteer firefighters from Station 45 in Fall River honed their extrication skills using Jaws of Life and cutters, plus other essential tools, during some firefighter training on...

WomenActive-NS recognizes leaders in promoting women

HALIFAX: Nova Scotia women and girls were celebrated at the fourth annual WomenActive-NS Trendsetter Awards on April 27. At the sold-out event, a fundraiser for WomenActive-NS and held at...

Youth cleanup

DARTMOUTH: Sarah MacDonald-Miles of Fall River and a group of her Sea Cadet Bandies collected garbage in front of the Hampton Gray School in Shearwater last week to show their...

Love of math showing for Maria Mihai

FLETCHERS LAKE: Maria Mihai’s nickname as “The Calculator” seems fitting for someone who’d rather sit and answer math questions than play Fortnite or other video games, like her peers.

Noise, speed among concerns heard for Wellington Connector

Most residents at first session of open house seem positive on project WELLINGTON: The first look at the design of the Wellington Connector was greeted...

Being a volunteer firefighter brings satisfaction to Wellington, Grand Lake members

HRM Fire stations looking to community to add new blood WELLINGTON: Making a difference in your community can make you feel satisfaction, and that’s...

Volunteers honoured for giving back

HRM hands out awards April 10 during National Volunteer Week DARTMOUTH: Volunteers from across HRM were recognized for their sacrifice of giving back to...

Beaver Bank among electoral boundary recommended changes

BEAVER BANK: The community of Beaver Bank will be moved into one riding, joining fully with Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank, under recommended electoral boundary changes made by the Electoral Boundary Commission.

Racing for research: Girls raise $1,345 for JDRF through fundraiser at Kartbahn

BEAVER BANK: It’s a snowy Wednesday afternoon and I’m heading to Bayer's Lake. My destination is Kartbahn where the Racing for Research fundraiser in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research...