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Exceeding expectations: Olivia Chute powerful on the water

FALL RIVER: Olivia Chute would water ski on Third Lake behind her family’s Fall River home year-round if she could. Chute, 12, started competed provincially in water skiing three years ago. In those three years,...

Kai Dwyer nabs silver at Indo Pacific ch’ships

NEW ZEALAND: A Fall River gymnast is returning home from the Indo Pacific Trampoline and Tumbling Championships with another medal to add to his vast collection. Kai Dwyer nabbed silver in the double mini part...
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Windsor Jct. rail work rescheduled to Oct. 23

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents are being advised that Windsor Junction Road will be closed for 12 hours this Sunday Oct. 23. In a press release issued on Oct. 21, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is providing a...

Man seriously injured in Wellington motorcycle crash

UPDATED: 10:30 p.m. Oct. 20. WELLINGTON: A man was airlifted to the QEII hospital in Halifax following a mid-afternoon motor vehicle collision in Wellington. RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Jen Clarke said police received a 911 call at...

Students elect Johns, Streatch as councillors; Savage as mayor

FALL RIVER: Students at local schools had the outcome of the 2016 HRM municipal election nearly all correct. Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary; Oldfield Consolidated; Ash Lee Jefferson; and Musquodoboit Rural High were the local schools in...

District 14 votes for change, elects Blackburn

BEAVER BANK: Lisa Blackburn has passed the job interview to be the councillor for District 14. Now it’s time for her to get to work. The former CBC web reporter and radio host narrowly defeated...

Streatch nabs District 1 seat

WAVERLEY: Voters in District 1 (Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley) chose “Proven Ability” over inexperience during the HRM municipal election on Saturday Oct. 15. Steve Streatch, who threw his name back in the ring after losing out...

Engaging the younger generation to vote

BEAVER BANK: They say first impressions go a long way. If that’s the case, the three council candidates in HRM District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville, Lucasville and Beaver Bank—Kevin Copley, incumbent Brad Johns, and Lisa Blackburn—were...
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Organizers cancel TrailCross 2016

WAVERLEY: Low registration numbers have forced organizers of TrailCross to cancel this year’s event. After reviewing registration numbers for this year’s scheduled Oct. 29 event at McDonald Sports Park in Waverley, it became clear they...

Human remains found in Waverley identified

WAVERLEY: The human remains found by a hunter Saturday night Oct. 1 in Spider Lake in Waverley have been identified by Halifax District RCMP. Following an investigation by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Office and...