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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...

Assaults, vehicle thefts reported to police

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A pair of vehicle thefts, several alleged assaults, and a break-and-enter have kept police busy in the Windsor Junction/Lakeview/Lower Sackville area during the past few days. According to the Crimemapping website—a tool used...

Lakeview woman faces impaired driving charge

LAKEVIEW: A 28-year-old Lakeview woman is one of two women charged with various offences following separate collisions at the same time on April 20. In a release on April 21, Halifax District RCMP said they...
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UPDATED: Fuel spill in Lake Fletcher

FLETCHERS LAKE: More than 900 litres of diesel fuel is estimated to have leaked into a stream that feeds Lake Fletcher during a fuel spill on May 18. Firefighters from Station 42 (Wellington) and Station...

Third time not so lucky: Woman charged with impaired driving

LOWER SACKVILLE: Third time's not quite the charm for a 54-year-old Lower Sackville woman, arrested for a third time for impaired driving in as many weeks. In a release on April 12, Halifax District RCMP...
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Fuel spill in Fletcher Lake

A domestic fuel oil spill may affect the quality of water in Lake Fletcher in Fall River. People who draw water from the lake are advised to watch for an oily sheen and distinct odour....

Q & A: McNaughton would put “rubber to the road”

FALL RIVER: If it were up to Dan McNaughton, the Aerotech/Wellington Connector would already be out to tender and the proposed seniors development would remain at three storeys. Those were two of the answers the...
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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...

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...

Election 17: Quarry application complete, McNeil confirms

WAVERLEY: The application for the proposed Fall River quarry is now complete. According to Premier Stephen McNeil, all the necessary information has now been submitted to Nova Scotia Environment from the proponent, Scotian Materials. The...