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Gold Rush Days set to launch Sept 4-8

WAVERLEY: The fun is about to begin in Waverley at the annual Gold Rush Days festival, scheduled for Sept. 4-8. The festival organizers are fine tuning their schedule for...

PM Trudeau, Samson give New Home Buyers Incentive extra push

MIDDLE SACKVILLE: The federal government’s first-time home buyer incentive got an extra push thanks to a visit by the Prime Minister to a new subdivision on the outskirts of Middle Sackville.

UPDATED: Community mailboxes reopened for delivery on Winley Dr.

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents of a subdivision in Fall River Village were forced to travel almost 40 minutes round-trip to get their mail recently after their community mailboxes was deemed...

Chute defends double waterskiing gold

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Local waterskiing athlete Olivia Chute continues to show consistency at a high level in national and international competitions. Chute, a Windsor Junction product, grabbed two more gold...

Crosswalk upgrades coming in Grand Lake

GRAND LAKE: The crosswalk adjacent to the playground and park in Grand Lake is about to get some much needed upgrades aimed at making it safer. In an email...

Air cargo park to create hundreds of new jobs

HALIFAX STANFIELD AIRPORT: A new air cargo logistics park at Halifax Stanfield International Airport will create hundreds of new jobs through construction of the facility on 25 acres adjacent to Gateway Facilities.

Eight impaired drivers picked up by RCMP

GOFFS: Eight impaired drivers were stopped by RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services during traffic stops over the Aug. 16 to 19 weekend in HRM. On Aug. 16, at 7:...

Waverley Museum in jeopardy of closing

WAVERLEY: Annie Blois Smith lived in Waverley for her entire life, and she was deeply passionate about its past. She founded the Waverley Heritage Museum to preserve its history.

Beaver Bank athlete competing at Box Lacrosse nationals

BEAVER BANK: A young Beaver Bank athlete will don the N.S. jersey this week to represent the province at a national championship in western Canada. The right-handed shooting...

Morneau tours riding with Samson, stops by Cheema

WAVERLEY: Finance Minister Bill Morneau may not have come bearing a cheque, but what he came away with from his visit to Cheema Aquatic Club was what their future expansion plans look...