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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...
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Local artists receive NSTT scholarships

FALL RIVER: Three artists from the Fall River, Windsor Junction, and Lakeview areas were among the 46 from across the province announced as Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) 2016 recipients. Katherine MacDonald of Windsor Junction...

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...
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