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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...

Element, Rage dancers haul in hardware

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The dancers from Element Dance Studio in Bedford and Windsor Junction-based Rage Dance Studio racked up the hardware at a pair of recent competitions. Element, which is headed up by Janelle Warren Konowal,...
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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...

ALJ holds Family Games Night

FALL RIVER: Ash Lee Jefferson Elementary School held their annual Family Games Night fundraiser on Thursday night April 13. With nice sunshine outside, parents and children that attend the Fall River P-6 school turned out...

Dedicated volunteers in area recognized

WAVERLEY: Twenty-three volunteers from groups, clubs, and non-profit organizations in Waverley, Fall River, and Beaver Bank were recognized for their volunteer efforts in their community. On top of the awards handed out at the April...

Easter Egg Hunt attracts hundreds

WAVERLEY: Hundreds of youth kicked off their Easter long weekend by coming out to the annual Easter Egg Hunt put on by The Vegetorium at McDonald Sports Park in Waverley on April 15. The kids...

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,...

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...

Rugby season begins for Lockview

FALL RIVER: The rugby season for the 2017 school year kicked off on April 8 as the Lockview Dragons boys and girls teams took part in the annual Icebreaker tournament they host at Harbour...