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LWFRA welcomes audit request

FALL RIVER: The treasurer for the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA) welcomes a request by the local councillor for an audit by HRM on where the surplus money they collect goes. Barry Dalrymple was responding to...

Streatch “uncomfortable” with LWF Ratepayers area rate situation

FALL RIVER: The area rate tax structure for the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA) has left councillor Steve Streatch “uncomfortable” going forward. That’s why the Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley representative on HRM Regional Council has asked HRM...

UPDATE: Missing girl found safe

UPDATE: Emma Hutt has been found safe and sound. New story -http://thelaker.ca/update-lower-sackville-youth-found/ LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP is asking the public to help locate a missing 14-year-old girl. Police say Emma Hutt was reported missing earlier today, Jan....

Water project study to be unveiled Feb. 13

FALL RIVER: The Fall River community will get it’s first look and chance to ask questions of the Fall River water project later this month. Councillor Steve Streatch said a public meeting of Feb. 13...
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Signs of depression can vary, advocate says

FALL RIVER: The signs and symptoms of mental health issues come in many different shapes and sizes. No one knows that better than Jim Malone. Malone, a driven sales worker, saw all that come to...

Samson working to get Veterans help

FALL RIVER: The local MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook feels more supports need to be in place for Veterans dealing with mental health issues, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Darrell Samson said he is learning...
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WJCC important to community, Streatch says

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor says this communities volunteer-run community centre is an “important asset.” Steve Streatch was responding to chatter in the community that his vision for the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) included...

Getting hooked up with OffNet

FALL RIVER: Ever want to get online but there was no Wi-Fi or Internet service? Well that may no longer a problem for you thanks to a new app built and created by three...

Storm-ing the Mountain for a good cause

GRAND LAKE: Keeping active is why four women from the Grand Lake/Waverley/Enfield area have taken the plunge and joined forces to participate in Storm the Mountain, a fundraiser for the Ground Search and Rescue...
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Criteria still not met for Majestic Avenue crosswalk

BEAVER BANK: As much as the councillor for Beaver Bank would like for a crosswalk to be installed near Majestic Avenue, data from HRM Traffic continues to show it does not meet the criteria...