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Joyful Sounds selected for Kindermusik pilot project

FALL RIVER: Joyful Sounds in Fall River is one of three Kindermusik studios in North America selected to be part of a new pilot project aimed at Spanish; mandarin; and bilingual music.

Olivia’s big heart for the IWK

OAKFIELD: Olivia Craig might only be small, but she’s making a big impact on the lives of those children at the IWK. Olivia, a Grade 4 student at Oldfield Consolidated School in Enfield, has been...

Glaze Report aimed at healing fractured education system: Churchill

ENFIELD: The Province of Nova Scotia is looking at healing a fractured education system by accepting all of the recommendations in the Glaze Report, including the axing of seven of the elected school boards...

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...

Racing for research: Girls raise $1,345 for JDRF through fundraiser at Kartbahn

BEAVER BANK: It’s a snowy Wednesday afternoon and I’m heading to Bayer's Lake. My destination is Kartbahn where the Racing for Research fundraiser in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research...

“I could see the spark.” Firefighter Skyler Blackie remembered

WAVERLEY: Skyler Blackie is being remembered as a young, eager and up-and-coming firefighter by his former colleagues at Station 45 in Fall River and friends he met when he became a career firefighter in...

Life-changing Islet transplant gives Fall River woman new life

FALL RIVER: Diann Pick-Robertson has a new lease on life, thanks to some new “cell mates.” Pick-Robertson arrived home at Halifax Stanfield Airport from Edmonton, Alta. late on Dec. 12, greeted by friend Nigel Thorpe,...

Fall River planning bylaws due for review: Streatch

FALL RIVER: The local councillor said it might be time for the current planning bylaws put in place a few years ago through the Fall River Visioning process to be reviewed. Councillor Steve Streatch was...

Girl Guides holding info meeting

FALL RIVER: The local Girl Guides of Canada unit will be holding an information meeting for all families to come and attend. The info night is set for March 26 at St. Thomas Anglican Church...

Taekwon-Do athletes ready for the Worlds

BEAVER BANK: There’s an excitable nervousness around several local Taekwon-Do athletes these days. Jade Cameron who calls Beaver Bank home; Jean-Luc Melanson, 16, of Beaver Bank; Lower Sackville product Sydnee Pearce, who has been to...