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Heading to Disney World

WAVERLEY: Five Fall River and area highland dancers will get to represent their province at an international competition next month in Florida. Kaitlyn Matheson of Windsor Junction; Olivia Woolaver of Beaver Bank; Madison Hunt of...

LWFRA presents grants program cheques

FALL RIVER: The LWF Ratepayers Association presented three cheques from their grants program to recipients recently. Among those receiving cheques were Keloose; the Windsor Junction Community Centre; and Dragons Football, who received $10,000 towards their...

Francis making a lasting impression

BEAVER BANK: Ryan Francis is starting to find his groove with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. While the Beaver Bank forward knows he has a tough hill to climb—just making main camp from rookie camp...

LWF Pirates claim Peewee ch’ship

FALL RIVER: It was an all LWF Peewee Championship final and in the end it was the LWF Pirates defeating the LWF Arrows for the hardware. Congratulations to the Pirates for a great season and...

“It’s fun to blow things up.”

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Ever wonder how a fireworks show is put together and who does it? The Laker’s Pat Healey was invited behind the taped off area where explosives were as the crew—all from the Fall...

Police called to disperse unwanted visitors at WJCC

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Unwanted visitors at the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) on the night of Aug. 22 led to Halifax District RCMP responding. According to a post on the WJCC Facebook page,there were some uninvited...
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Keloose events moved to Sunday

WINDSOR JUNCTION:  With soggy weather forecasted for Aug. 19, the Keloose Committee has made the decision to postpone Family Fun Day activities scheduled for Saturday. Instead, chairman Nick Yeomans says, activities scheduled for Saturday for...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Fall River crash

FALL RIVER: A 17-year-old man was seriously injured in a late night, two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 2 and Fall River Road, police say. In a release at 1:30 a.m. on August 11,...