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The Bedford Barons’ seventh man

BEDFORD: The Bedford Sports Bridge Barons major bantam hockey team had a little extra motivation for their game on Oct. 1 at the BMO Centre in Bedford. Five-year-old Wish Child Sam Dewey of Fall River...

Concerns mount over Windgate development

BEAVER BANK: The developer of a contentious proposed 218-unit development on Windgate Drive in Beaver Bank was on the hot seat again during a community open house at the Beaver Bank-Kinsac Community Centre on...

RCMP investigating thefts in Oakfield, Wellington

WELLINGTON: Police were busy in the Wellington/Oakfield area during a two day span earlier this week, Sept. 25-26. Halifax District RCMP responded to four incidents involving theft of vehicles and thefts from vehicles in Oakfield,...

Proposed development in area irks residents

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A proposed development set for the Windsor Junction end of Ingram Drive isn’t sitting well with residents, who feel their neighbourhood will become a traffic thoroughfare if it goes ahead. WM Fares Group,...

New dental office to include family restaurant/pub

FALL RIVER: The new dentist building being constructed on Highway 2 across from RaceTrac Gas/Burgess Service Centre in Fall River will include a much rumoured family restaurant/pub. Dr. Barbara Scott said she and colleague Dr....

UPDATED: Police investigating tips on indecent acts

FALL RIVER: Halifax District RCMP are continuing to followup on leads related to their investigation into two indecent acts in the Wellington and Fall River areas in late September. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said police have...

Fall River man ‘overwhelmed’ by support

VANCOUVER, B.C.: A Fall River man seriously injured in a freak motor vehicle collision in late August in Vancouver, B.C. that left a husband and wife dead and two others injured is touched by...
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Wanted man turns himself in to RCMP

EDMONTON, Alta.: A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in relation to the death of a Beaver Bank in Western Canada turned himself in to RCMP in B.C. on Sept. 10. Edmonton Police Services had...

Trails aiming to connect local communities

FALL RIVER: Accessing neighboring communities is about to get a lot easier, and a lot more environmentally friendly, thanks to a large government grant received by the RiverLakes Greenway Consortium. On behalf of Energy Minister,...

Bridge re-opening creates big excitement

FALL RIVER: It seemed fitting that the first vehicles to cross the Fall River Road Bridge when it reopened Aug. 24 were two motorcycles. Fitting because so many were unable to take their regular route...