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Speaking up about PTSD

FALL RIVER: It took Phonse Jessome getting a formal diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2007 for him to take it seriously. “I was told I could never work as a reporter again,”...

Trails aiming to connect local communities

FALL RIVER: Accessing neighboring communities is about to get a lot easier, and a lot more environmentally friendly, thanks to a large government grant received by the RiverLakes Greenway Consortium. On behalf of Energy Minister,...

Bridge re-opening creates big excitement

FALL RIVER: It seemed fitting that the first vehicles to cross the Fall River Road Bridge when it reopened Aug. 24 were two motorcycles. Fitting because so many were unable to take their regular route...
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Getting a global perspective through travel

GRAND LAKE: Winter Muise likes to travel, and she’s using that enjoyment for the betterment of those less fortunate. Muise returned Aug 21 from a two week volunteer trip with CISV International in Atarfe, just...
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Fresh look at Beacon House

LOWER SACKVILLE: Patrons to the retail store at Beacon House in Lower Sackville may notice new changes when they walk through the door. That’s because in August, volunteers with the not-for-profit organization closed the store...
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New playground coming at Beaver Bank-Kinsac

BEAVER BANK: A project seven years in the making is getting closer to becoming a reality for those involved with getting a new playground at Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary School (BBKES). The project was one of...
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Memories to last a lifetime

FALL RIVER: Three scouts with the 1st RiverLake Scouts had the time of their lives as part of the Canadian contingent that just returned from Finnjamboree, held in late July in Finland. Claudia Saunders, and...
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Dancing her way to Broadway

BEDFORD: The spark that makes Laura Wadden love dance is glowing bright. Wadden, a dancer with Element Dance Studio in Bedford, had the opportunity to attend a week-long Broadway Bound dance camp in August on...
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Expressing herself through music

FALL RIVER: Cassondra Todd looks no further than her piano for relaxation when she’s feeling stressed or needing to express her emotions. The 17-year-old Fall River resident has just released her debut 13-song CD, Music...
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Kool-Aid for Kayaks

Liam Phillips was quenching the thirst of those driving along Windsor Junction Road Aug. 1 by selling Kool-Aid. Reporter Pat Healey confirms it hit the spot as he delivered The Laker to distribution spots....
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