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Open-air burning ban imposed by HRM Fire

FALL RIVER: Given the dry conditions, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency is advising residents that an open-air burning ban is now in effect for the entire municipality. Brendan Elliott, spokesman with HRM, the ban is...

Chute looking to gain experience at world waterskiing championships

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The water on Third Lake is still and calm on this mid-July morning. But shortly, it will come alive with the roar of the boat’s engine and the water-ski’s from Olivia Chute. It’s...

Pickrem focused on cracking Moose

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Jonathan Pickrem had to hear it again when he got a call saying that the Halifax Mooseheads drafted him in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) draft in June. Now that he’s...
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Road work to cause delays in Waverley

WAVERLEY: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place tomorrow, July 13, on Waverley Road between Silverside Drive and Spike Lake Road. Crews will be on site from...

Age-friendly community grants program launched

WAVERLEY: The call for applications for the Age-Friendly Community Grants program was officially opened on July 11 to much fanfare at the Waverley Legion. Before a crowd of about 25 people—including past recipients and MLA...

Beach volleyball champions

FALL RIVER: Two Fall River beach volleyball players have captured the championship at the Under-18 Atlantic Beach Volleyball championships in Parlee Beach. Britney Plume and Charlotte Lamontagne, who just recently graduated from Lockview High, went...

Waverley Legion getting ventilation upgrades

WAVERLEY: Liberal MLA Bill Horne, the representative for Waverley-Fall River- Beaver Bank, has announced $10,000 in funding for the Waverley Legion. The funding is administered through the government’s Legion Capital Assistance Program. “I’m proud to be...

Margeson captures amateur men’s title

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A Fall River golfer was on fire during the final round of the MCT Men’s Amateur championship, scoring a five under-67 to win the title. Shaun Margeson, who plays out of Oakfield Golf...

Dwyer nabs two more medals

FALL RIVER: A Fall River gymnast is returning from a Canadian championship with more hardware to his name. Kai Dwyer picked up bronze in the trampoline category and teamed with Declan McLean to grab silver...

Streatch to seek long-term sustainability for WJCC

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Steve Streatch said he will work with the volunteer board of the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) to ensure it remains safe and secure. The councillor was responding to a question from The...