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Vanier Vipers capture first-ever girls volleyball bronze

FALL RIVER: It may not have been the colour the team was looking for as the season went on, but for coach Jennifer Weatherhead and her Georges P. Vanier Vipers girls basketball team a...

Tinsel wows Beaver Bank crowd

BEAVER BANK: A special talking Christmas tree has decided to take its show on the road, and that journey included a stop in Beaver Bank for two nights on Dec. 3-4. Tinsel the Talking Christmas...

Dragons hoop girls grab bronze

FALL RIVER: The Lockview High Dragons girls hoops team returned from the DNA Swag Greater Moncton Ladies high school basketball classic with a bronze medal. The Dragons went 3-0 in round-robin play, before falling in...

Youth charged in knife attack back in court

FALL RIVER: A youth charged with a knife assault near Lockview High School in Fall River last month will be back in youth court on Dec. 6 in Halifax. The 15-year-old, who cannot be identified...

Water project hits completion date

FALL RIVER: The end has arrived for the $12 million Fall River water project. In tweets on the morning of Nov. 30, Councillor Steve Streatch gave a brief update on the project as completion day...

LHS students take their love of music to NSYWE

FALL RIVER: Seven Lockview High band students are thrilled to be doing something they love alongside peers from Cape Breton to Yarmouth as members of the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble (NSYWE). Maddi Tufts of...
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UPDATED: Blown transformers, propane leak keep firefighters busy

FALL RIVER: Firefighters in Fall River and Wellington were kept busy with four calls all within about an hour of each other. Station 45 Fall River, along with other mutual aid units from Station 42...

New measures aimed at kids safety in place for Christmas Parade

FALL RIVER: The postponement of the inaugural Christmas on the Canal Parade of Lights has allowed organizers to evaluate their safety procedures following the tragic death of a four-year-old in Yarmouth on Nov. 24. In...

Vehicle fire snarls morning traffic

FALL RIVER: A vehicle fire just before 8 a.m. closed Fall River Road for about half an hour this morning, Nov. 26, to traffic as fire crews responded to the scene. Station 45 Fall River...

Big Christmas cheque presentation

FALL RIVER: Lawrence Spencer and Ann Dease from NS Arts & Crafts, presented Fall River Lions Christmas Express food drive organizers Paula Beck and Stephanie Dube with a cheque for $1,200 on Nov. 20. In...
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