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Streatch feels HRM owning McDonald Sports Park best bet

WAVERLEY: The local councillor feels the best bet for long-term success of McDonald Sports Park is for HRM to take it over. Steve Streatch said the park is on provincially owned land, it is offering...

Water project on hold

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project is on hold. Councillor Steve Streatch is pointing to a tight deadline from the federal government—they have a March 2018 date—to have the project completed by and “substantially...

O’Toole’s visit boosts PC Party’s Baillie, McNaughton

FALL RIVER: Just days into the provincial election campaign, P.C. candidate for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Dan McNaughton received a boost with an unlikely visit from a Conservative leadership candidate with connections to Fall River. Erin...

Motorcyclist dead after Waverley crash

WAVERLEY: A 42-year-old motorcyclist is dead following a collision between the motorcycle he was driving and a pickup truck shortly before 10 a.m. The man, from Hammonds Plains, died when his motorcycle collided with a...
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Overburdened.

Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore of PEI, between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge. Although he decided...
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Traffic heads up for Beaver Bank motorists

BEAVER BANK: HRM is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Wednesday, May 17, on Beaver Bank Road between Windgate and Pinehaven Drives. Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. until...

Assaults, vehicle thefts reported to police

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A pair of vehicle thefts, several alleged assaults, and a break-and-enter have kept police busy in the Windsor Junction/Lakeview/Lower Sackville area during the past few days. According to the Crimemapping website—a tool used...

Police charge 61 impaired drivers in HRM in April

HRM: Sixty-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences, according to statistics released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police (HRP) Partners in Policing. The stats indicate that of the 61 drivers charged, 45 were for...

From the Firehouse: March calls

BEAVER BANK: The month of March saw firefighters in Waverley, Fall River, Grand Lake, Beaver Bank, and Wellington responded to 60 calls for service. Station 41 (Waverley) had 15 calls, led by five motor vehicle...
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Road construction in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being given a heads up of road construction along Beaver Bank Road on Friday May 12. Crews from HRM will be working between Windgate Drive and Danny Drive between 9 a.m....