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Streatch feels HRM owning McDonald Sports Park best bet

WAVERLEY: The local councillor feels the best bet for long-term success of McDonald Sports Park is for HRM to take it over. Steve Streatch said the park is on provincially owned land, it is offering...

NDP unveils Environmental Bill of Rights in Miller Lake West

MILLER LAKE WEST: With the location of the proposed Fall River Quarry in the background, NDP Leader Gary Burrill released the party’s plans to protect the environment should they form government on May 30. Burrill,...

Election 17: Burrill stands with Sanipass on Quarry

MILLER LAKE WEST: NDP Leader Gary Burrill is supporting local candidate Trevor Sanipass and his stance against the Fall River Quarry. In our question-and-answer sit-down with Sanipass, representing Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank, early on in the...

Cheema athletes on Canadian team radar

WAVERLEY: Three athletes from Waverley-based Cheema have made the first step towards making the Canadian national team after a recent competition. Marshall Hughes, Michelle Russell, Craig Spence, Sawyer Capes, Shaun Fair, Samantha Hall, Tom Hall,...
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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...
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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....

Election 17: Students eager to cast ballot in StudentVote

FALL RIVER: Two local schools are getting the opportunity to find out what the four local candidates have to offer the riding and province. Holland Road Elementary School in Fletchers Lake and Georges P. Vanier...

Election 17: McNeil, Horne tour Marid Industries

WINDSOR JUNCTION: One of the leading manufacturers of custom steel structures had a visit from the Premier of Nova Scotia on May 15. Premier Stephen McNeil, in the midst of a 30-day campaign leading to...

Election 17: Candidates “disappointed” in sign thefts, damage

FALL RIVER: The four candidates in Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank might not agree on policy, but there is one thing they all do agree on—sign vandalism and damage is uncalled for. PC Dan McNaughton; Trevor Sanipass...

ENS seeking election day workers

FALL RIVER: If you’re looking for something to do on May 30, Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) may have just the job for you. Shera-Lee Kerr, the Returning Officer for the riding of Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank,...