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Transit plan to get “sober second look”

FALL RIVER: The ‘Moving Forward Together’ plan is going to have a much needed “sober second look” the local councillor for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley said. As part of the initial recommendation from HRM staff is...

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...

Writing about Colonial Halifax’s social history

FALL RIVER: When Alex D. Boutilier was asked why he wanted to write a book on the social history of colonial Halifax, he said it’s simply his contribution to the humanities. Boutilier, an author who...

Streatch setting record straight on rumours

FALL RIVER: He’s only been in the position for just over a month, but already Steve Streatch is feeling like all eyes are on him. That’s because rumours in the Fall River community have had...
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Johns seeking Sackville-Beaver Bank PC nomination

BEAVER BANK: Community volunteer and former HRM Councillor, Brad Johns, is seeking the PC nomination in Sackville-Beaver Bank. Johns has deep roots in the Sackville-Beaver Bank community. He attended the Middle Sackville family of schools,...

Fall River man faces sex assault charges

DARTMOUTH: A 28-year-old Fall River man faces sexual assault charges following a an alleged Dec. 7 incident in Dartmouth. In a Dec. 8 press release, Halifax Regional Police (HRP) say at approximately 5:15 a.m. on...
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Road work planned for Waverley Dec. 9

WAVERLEY: Residents of the Waverley area are being advised of road work being performed today, Dec. 9, on Waverley Road between Lake Charles and Spider Lake Roads. In a release, HRM says crews will be...
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Lions Xmas Express seeking food donations

FALL RIVER: Before the Lions Christmas Parade on Dec. 4, organizers with the Lions Christmas Express food drive were more than worried they would not be able to meet the demand this year. However, after...

Better solutions than a ‘ditch tax’, councillors say

FALL RIVER: The two HRM councillors for the Lakes area both feel council made a mistake when they implemented what is better known as the ditch tax some 10 years ago. Steve Streatch, the representative...

Lola Ladies’ Group wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

FALL RIVER: Lola Ladies’ group is extending a holiday greeting to everyone in the Fall River area. Started more than two years ago, the group began with one simple goal in mind: introduce ladies in...