Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Motorcyclist dead after Waverley crash

WAVERLEY: A 42-year-old motorcyclist is dead following a collision between the motorcycle he was driving and a pickup truck shortly before 10 a.m. The man, from Hammonds Plains, died when his motorcycle collided with a...
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OPINION: Depression needs to be talked about more

I have depression. It is one word, but so hard to say it without the fear of being stigmatized. I finally broke free of keeping what I was feeling inside after my colleagues recognized something...
Overburdened-kings

Overburdened.

Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore of PEI, between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge. Although he decided...
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Traffic heads up for Beaver Bank motorists

BEAVER BANK: HRM is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Wednesday, May 17, on Beaver Bank Road between Windgate and Pinehaven Drives. Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. until...

FRABA to discuss sending letter asking for speed reduction

FALL RIVER: The Fall River and Area Business Association (FRABA) is going to further discuss writing a letter and sending it to HRM to reduce the speed on a section of Highway 2 between...

Francis, Boyd make QMJHL prospects list

BEAVER BANK: Two local hockey prospects from the Beaver Bank and Fall River area find themselves on the Central Scouting List for QMJHL draft eligible players. Forward Ryan Francis and goaltender Nolan Boyd, both students...

Assaults, vehicle thefts reported to police

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A pair of vehicle thefts, several alleged assaults, and a break-and-enter have kept police busy in the Windsor Junction/Lakeview/Lower Sackville area during the past few days. According to the Crimemapping website—a tool used...

Selects host Get the Rust Off Spring classic hoops tournament

FALL RIVER: The Fall River U14 and U16 Selects boys basketball teams joined several other teams for the annual Spring classic, held at the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre in Fall River. In the tournament...

Police charge 61 impaired drivers in HRM in April

HRM: Sixty-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences, according to statistics released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police (HRP) Partners in Policing. The stats indicate that of the 61 drivers charged, 45 were for...

Students put on a show at GPV Spring band concert

FALL RIVER: The band students at Georges P. Vanier Junior High School in Fall River finished off a topsy turvy year with a rousing Spring Band concert on May 11. Before a full house of...