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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...

Motorcyclist taken to hospital with serious injuries

WAVERLEY: A second motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle resulted in the driver sustaining serious injuries on May 17. At 5:38 p.m., firefighters and Halifax District RCMP responded to the 900 block of Waverley Road,...

UPDATED: house “extensively” damaged by fire

FALL RIVER: No one was home when fire was spotted coming from a house along Lockview Road in Fall River at the supper-time rush hour on July 17. At about 5:50 p.m., a 911 call...

Graffiti leaves community, volunteers disheartened

FALL RIVER: A community is upset and disgusted after finding graffiti spray painted on its volunteer-run facility sometime overnight July 11. Volunteers at the LWF Hall, located at 843 Fall River Road in Fall River,...

Police seeking info on vehicle fire in Oakfield

OAKFIELD: Police are investigating a suspicious early morning fire on July 5 that destroyed a vehicle at residence in Oakfield. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson with Halifax District RCMP said police responded to a 911 call at...
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UPDATED: NSE decision on Fall River quarry “disappointing”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The decision by Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) to approve the Fall River quarry is “disappointing” to the local MLA. Bill Horne said he was in a meeting on the morning of June...

Thefts, assaults keep police busy

FALL RIVER: Several varieties of crime over the past week have kept police officers in Fall River, Beaver Bank, and Musquodoboit Valley busy. That’s according to the Crimemapping website tool from Halifax District RCMP-Halifax Regional...

UPDATED: Person of interest in hit-and-run located

UPDATE FROM RCMP: Update -  Person of Interest in the  hit-and-run pedestrian collision located June 2, 2017, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia . . .  the RCMP investigation from earlier today of the hit-and-run pedestrian collision, the...

BILLieving until the end

WAVERLEY: The BILLievers kept believing as they waited for the final poll to come in, confirming that their man, Liberal incumbent Bill Horne, had been re-elected. Horne and the thin crowd of supporters that remained...

“It’s a significant expansion.”

FALL RIVER: The sound of hammers and saws down the hallway at the former Fall River Dental office can be heard as you sit inside Joyful Sounds in Fall River. While that may be an...