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UPDATE: Missing girl found safe

UPDATE: Emma Hutt has been found safe and sound. New story -http://thelaker.ca/update-lower-sackville-youth-found/ LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP is asking the public to help locate a missing 14-year-old girl. Police say Emma Hutt was reported missing earlier today, Jan....

Water project study to be unveiled Feb. 13

FALL RIVER: The Fall River community will get it’s first look and chance to ask questions of the Fall River water project later this month. Councillor Steve Streatch said a public meeting of Feb. 13...

Ending the stigma a slow process

FALL RIVER: Jim Malone has a passion for something most people shy away from talking about—mental health. Malone, a Fall River native, was involved in the community he calls home until even after being diagnosed...
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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...
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Signs of depression can vary, advocate says

FALL RIVER: The signs and symptoms of mental health issues come in many different shapes and sizes. No one knows that better than Jim Malone. Malone, a driven sales worker, saw all that come to...

Samson working to get Veterans help

FALL RIVER: The local MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook feels more supports need to be in place for Veterans dealing with mental health issues, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Darrell Samson said he is learning...
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WJCC important to community, Streatch says

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor says this communities volunteer-run community centre is an “important asset.” Steve Streatch was responding to chatter in the community that his vision for the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) included...

Getting hooked up with OffNet

FALL RIVER: Ever want to get online but there was no Wi-Fi or Internet service? Well that may no longer a problem for you thanks to a new app built and created by three...

Storm-ing the Mountain for a good cause

GRAND LAKE: Keeping active is why four women from the Grand Lake/Waverley/Enfield area have taken the plunge and joined forces to participate in Storm the Mountain, a fundraiser for the Ground Search and Rescue...
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Criteria still not met for Majestic Avenue crosswalk

BEAVER BANK: As much as the councillor for Beaver Bank would like for a crosswalk to be installed near Majestic Avenue, data from HRM Traffic continues to show it does not meet the criteria...