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Election 17: Sanipass opens campaign HQ in Fall River

FALL RIVER: The official campaign headquarters for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank NDP candidate Trevor Sanipass was officially opened at noon time on May 6. The celebration of the office opening occurred before a crowd of about...

Premier McNeil stops by Waverley for lunch with Horne, supporters

WAVERLEY: On Day six of the provincial election campaign, Premier Stephen McNeil paid a visit to Waverley to have lunch with Liberal incumbent and candidate Bill Horne, campaign team members, and those at the...

Councillors give budget thumbs up

BEAVER BANK: The two local councillors have both given their stamp of approval to the recently passed HRM budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, even with a slight tax increase for residents. Steve Streatch, the...

Signs knocked down to be repaired

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor assures residents he has made staff aware of the damage done to community signs in the communities of Windsor Junction and Fall River during the winter snow clearing season. Steve...

Dedicated volunteers in area recognized

WAVERLEY: Twenty-three volunteers from groups, clubs, and non-profit organizations in Waverley, Fall River, and Beaver Bank were recognized for their volunteer efforts in their community. On top of the awards handed out at the April...

Youth starts petition for crosswalk

FLETCHERS LAKE: A Fall River youth is getting praise form the local councillor for his initiative in collecting signatures on a petition about installing a much sought after crosswalk. Jack Lerner has collected close to...
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Councillors keen on 50 m Aquatics pool

FALL RIVER: The two local councillors both are keen to the idea of having a 50 metre pool located in their districts, if HRM regional council decides to move forward with Councillor Tony Mancini’s...
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Road closures expected in Beaver Bank for Halifax water work

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being given a heads up to expect road closures and traffic detours near the 200 block of Danny Drive in Beaver Bank. A release from Halifax Water says there will be...

Hopeful of fruitful change to education

FALL RIVER: Pam Doyle has a lot on her plate right now—but she’s anything but complaining. On top of being the registrar and Guidance Counsellor at Lockview High School, Doyle also sits on the Council...

Students step up for family

FALL RIVER: One Fall River family’s devastation of losing their home to a fire last month has led to some goodwill from the most unexpected place—students at Ash Lee Jefferson School (ALJ). The students in...