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Wish granted: Fletchers Lake girl going to Disney

FLETCHERS LAKE: A young Fletchers Lake girl is getting her wish granted to go to Disney world thanks to the Children’s Wish Foundation of N.S. Olivia DeMone suffers from Ataxia telangiectasia. The family found out...
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GP Vanier students provide federal budget feedback

FALL RIVER: Four junior high schools and one high school in Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, including Georges P. Vanier Junior High in Fall River, were among the 31 Nova Scotia schools to participate in the 2019 Student...

Enfield man faces attempted murder charge after Oakfield incident

OAKFIELD: A 33-year-old man from Enfield has been charged with attempted murder following an incident at an Oakfield residence on March 13. On March 13, 2019, just after midnight, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint...
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EDITORIAL: Fighting back against hate

I was shocked when news of the massacre at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand broke. But I was also not shocked. Why is it that I had that feeling? Why is it that...
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Proposed Charleswood development holding open house

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents will get their first chance to look at a revised application proposal looking to build 176 residential units in the Charleswood Drive area of Windsor Junction. The proposal is from ZZAP Consultants...

Fairytale dress up fun in Grand Lake

GRAND LAKE: Little Mabel Hope of Grand Lake, looking cute as a Princess, gets a piece of cake fed to her by Louise Brooking-McDow during the Fairytale Gala on March 17. More than 60 kids...
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VIDEO: Councillor Streatch speaks about Riverlake plan review

At Regional Council, Councillor Steve Streatch spoke about need for reviews every so often, even on plans like the Riverlake Secondary which only came into effect in 2013.

Giving PTSD sufferers a second Chance

FALL RIVER: John Stewart is helping to give a First Responder a second Chance at life through being a puppy raiser with the Canadian Intervention and Assistance Dogs (CIAD). Stewart and his wife are “puppy...

Private sponsorship refugee program celebrates 40 years

FALL RIVER: Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen launched the 40th anniversary of Canada’s private sponsorship refugee program in small-town Canada, with the Baroud family and members of the Riverlake Syrian Refugee team on hand. The event...

Samson says Ministers should expect pressure, to be lobbied

FALL RIVER: Darrell Samson didn’t mince words when asked for reaction to the testimony by former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould before the Justice Committee in Ottawa. The Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, unlike some MPs and...
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