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BBKCC looking to compile list of volunteers

BEAVER BANK: The Beaver Bank-Kinsac Community Centre (BBKCC) is sending out a plea to the community for volunteers. In a notice sent out and posted to the BBKCC’s Facebook page and website, the volunteer board...

More than just a “picture book”

FALL RIVER: What started out to be a story book on the stories behind the many lighthouses in Nova Scotia quickly turned into a picture book on them. And author Allan Billard is just...

Crosswalk flags installed in community of Waverley

WAVERLEY: Three sections of Rocky Lake Drive in Waverley had crosswalk flags installed last month in partnership between Norm Collins of Crosswalk Safety and local community groups. The flags were installed on March 3 at...

Veterans honoured on Remembrance Day

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Crowds gathered at three cenotaphs in the area on Remembrance Day to honour those Veterans past and present, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice. In Beaver Bank, Windsor Junction, and Waverley the...
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OPINION: Child poverty needs to be addressed

It would seem that some don’t think child poverty is a problem in Fall River because it is a wealthy community. At least that’s the vibe I get from the coffee shops, talking to...

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...

Warm welcome for the Baroud’s

HALIFAX STANFIELD: It was such a simple gesture, but it said everything that needed to be said. Surrounded by many after their arrival at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) on Feb. 15, little Leen Baroud...

An unforgettable night

LOWER SACKVILLE: It was an night that Lockview Dragons boy’s hockey head coach Tom Myketyn—or his players—won’t soon forget. The Dragons, with permission from the NSSAF and the school, donned their traditional Lockview hockey colours...

A message of Olympic proportions

FALL RIVER: Students at Georges P. Vanier Junior High in Fall River received a message of Olympic proportions from a Halifax gymnast. Fresh off her historic silver medal placing in the all-around final at the...
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