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Man seriously injured in Wellington motorcycle crash

UPDATED: 10:30 p.m. Oct. 20. WELLINGTON: A man was airlifted to the QEII hospital in Halifax following a mid-afternoon motor vehicle collision in Wellington. RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Jen Clarke said police received a 911 call at...

Students elect Johns, Streatch as councillors; Savage as mayor

FALL RIVER: Students at local schools had the outcome of the 2016 HRM municipal election nearly all correct. Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary; Oldfield Consolidated; Ash Lee Jefferson; and Musquodoboit Rural High were the local schools in...

District 14 votes for change, elects Blackburn

BEAVER BANK: Lisa Blackburn has passed the job interview to be the councillor for District 14. Now it’s time for her to get to work. The former CBC web reporter and radio host narrowly defeated...

Streatch nabs District 1 seat

WAVERLEY: Voters in District 1 (Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley) chose “Proven Ability” over inexperience during the HRM municipal election on Saturday Oct. 15. Steve Streatch, who threw his name back in the ring after losing out...

Engaging the younger generation to vote

BEAVER BANK: They say first impressions go a long way. If that’s the case, the three council candidates in HRM District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville, Lucasville and Beaver Bank—Kevin Copley, incumbent Brad Johns, and Lisa Blackburn—were...

Human remains found in Waverley identified

WAVERLEY: The human remains found by a hunter Saturday night Oct. 1 in Spider Lake in Waverley have been identified by Halifax District RCMP. Following an investigation by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Office and...
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Firefighters contain brush fire in Wellington

WELLINGTON: A brush fire on Kings Road in Wellington had fire crews from three stations and the Department of Natural Resources busy on Sept. 13. Gord West, Division Commander with Station 45 Fall River, said...

Johns seeking re-election in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: The incumbent councillor for Middle/Upper Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank officially threw his name into the ring on Sept. 6. Brad Johns announced on his facebook page that he would be indeed be seeking re-election for...
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Province supports city water for Fall River

FALL RIVER: Bringing city water down the Fall River Road inched closer to reality on Sept. 20 as the local MLA and the province announced provincial funding for the water project. Last month, Prime Minister...

Fall River Bridge work complete

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is impressed and happy with the timely work by Dexter Construction in completing the replacement of the Fall River bridge. “I think it just finished,” said Dalrymple on Sept. 17. Dalrymple...
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