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Cruiser “extensively” damaged; officer suffers minor injuries in crash

GOFFS: An RCMP cruiser was “extensively” damaged when it flipped and rolled several times on Highway 102 in Goffs late on the night of May 15. Halifax District RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dal Hutchinson confirmed the...

Celebrating their accomplishments

SCOTIABANK CENTRE: For three Ash Lee Jefferson School students, WE Day Atlantic 2016 was much more than a celebration of their accomplishments from the past year—it was about learning how we’re all the same,...
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Cheema athletes looking forward to Florida training

WAVERLEY: While many Nova Scotians are thinking about the cold weather ahead, athletes from Cheema Aquatic Club are thinking of sunnier places. More than 40 athletes from the Waverley-based club—43 athletes between senior competitors and...

UPDATED: Cause of Lockview Road house fire determined

FALL RIVER: The cause of the fire that engulfed a Lockview Road home in Fall River on July 17 has been determined as electrical. In their report posted on the Halifax.ca/fire investigations summary, fire investigators...

Cleaning up Waverley

WAVERLEY: A large group from the community of Waverley turned out recently to pitch in and cleanup the litter strewn about during the Community Cleanup, organized by Signe Caswell of Waverley. The cleanup has become...

Police nab 71 impaired drivers in December

HRM: Seventy-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences during December 2016, new stats released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partners in Policing show. Of the 71 drivers, 49 were charged with impaired operation...

Teachers, parents keeping pressure on

FALL RIVER: Parents and teachers at Fall River area schools aren’t about to let the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) labour strife with the provincial Liberal government fade from the news headlines. That’s why close...

WFG supports Dragons football new field

FALL RIVER: A ball hockey tournament organized by Stephan MacLellan and sponsored by World Financial Group (WFG), his employer, raised $1,900 towards the new field for Dragons Football on High Road in Fall River. WFG...

“It was a pretty exciting moment”

BEAVER BANK: Ryan Francis is officially a Cape Breton Screaming Eagle. The Beaver Bank product learned his fate in late August that the Eagles were impressed enough with his performance and play during training camp...
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Beach access project gaining traction

FALL RIVER: Getting waterfront access for residents of Fall River is a project the local councillor has top of his agenda for this coming summer. Councillor Steve Streatch said the waterfront access will be gained...
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