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Decision at last: community groups getting HRM money

FLETCHERS LAKE: A pair of community projects selected to receive money from the leftover Fall River/Fletchers Lake sidewalk fund have finally received approval from HRM regional council. A multi-sports field being built by the Fall...
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Volunteer firefighters in HRM get boost

WAVERLEY: Volunteer firefighters will be getting an increase in their honorarium after HRM regional council passed a motion that would up what they receive. One of the stalwart supporters of increasing the honorarium they get...

Lions Christmas Parade set for Nov. 27

FALL RIVER: Santa’s Elves are hard at work planning the excitement to kickoff the Christmas season in Fall River. Organizers have confirmed the date for the annual Fall River and Area Lions Christmas Parade. It...

Deagle-Gammon has no regrets

FALL RIVER: Cathy Deagle-Gammon may have lost the battle to be the HRM representative for District 1, but she’s taking solace in her showing at the polls in her rookie foray into municipal politics. Deagle-Gammon...

Streatch ready to be District 1’s voice at City Hall

FALL RIVER: Steve Streatch knows he has a lot of work ahead of him. Just moments after his Oct. 15 HRM municipal election win was confirmed, the Elderbank resident acknowledged he has been given the...

“The government is bullying us.”

FALL RIVER: A Fall River teacher says he and his colleagues are becoming overwhelmed with their classroom conditions, but it’s looking more and more like the provincial government may force them to go on...

Potential teachers strike has students worried

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Two students at Lockview High School in Fall River are concerned what the impact of a potential teachers dispute with the province may have on their senior year. Ben Cox and Raquel Wasson...
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Woman charged in Lower Sackville robbery

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 50-year-old woman has been charged by Halifax District RCMP following a weekend armed robbery at a gas station in Lower Sackville. Darlene Joyce Johnson of Middle Sackville is facing charges of robbery;...

Kinsac man facing drug charges

KINSAC: A 25-year-old Kinsac man has been charged with a number of drug offences following a traffic stop in connection to numerous robberies and thefts on Oct. 30 in Halifax. In a press release, Halifax...
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Guard rail work to cause delays in Waverley

WAVERLEY: Residents are being informed off traffic delays due to guard rail replacement work ongoing in Waverley until Thursday, Nov. 3. In a press release, HRM said guardrail work was to begin Nov. 1 along...