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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 weigh in on newspapers purchase, formation of SaltWire

BEAVER BANK: The sale of 27 community newspapers previously owned by Transcontinental Media across Atlantic Canada to SaltWire Network, the parent company of The Chronicle Herald, has left local councillors with mixed feelings. Lisa Blackburn,...

CAO situation “very unfortunate”; reporters right to cover it

BEAVER BANK: The two councillors for the area have weighed in with what they could say about the ongoing situation revolving around the city’s CAO. Jacques Dube is facing a job review following scrutiny over...
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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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Hard work pays off for Lockview High’s Ashleigh Marshall

FALL RIVER: It was a phone call Ashleigh Marshall is happy she answered. Marshall was in class last month at Lockview High School in Fall River when her cellphone vibrated. She looked and saw it...
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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...

Ready to showcase their skills

FALL RIVER: Knowing there will be scouts from the QMJHL, NCAA and other prep schools in attendance at the Gatorade Excellence Challenge next week isn’t adding an extra sweat for three locals—nor should it. Newly...

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...

Career meet for Nicole Wadden

RENO, NEV.: A Fall River heptathlon athlete has had the best meet of her career, allowing herself to become nationally ranked. Nicole Wadden, a senior with the Nevada Wolf Pack, placed sixth overall and fourth...