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Q & A: Environment, seniors top priorities for Sanipass

FALL RIVER: Seniors and the environment are two key priorities for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank NDP candidate Trevor Sanipass as he vies to unseat Liberal Incumbent Bill Horne. Sanipass is also looking to fend off challenges...
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It’s official! NSians headed to polls May 30

FALL RIVER: Premier Stephen McNeil made the worst kept secret official early Sunday afternoon April 30. McNeil met with Lt.-Gov. J. J. Grant to ask that he dissolve the government and call a general election....

Lakeview woman faces impaired driving charge

LAKEVIEW: A 28-year-old Lakeview woman is one of two women charged with various offences following separate collisions at the same time on April 20. In a release on April 21, Halifax District RCMP said they...

Councillors give budget thumbs up

BEAVER BANK: The two local councillors have both given their stamp of approval to the recently passed HRM budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, even with a slight tax increase for residents. Steve Streatch, the...

Signs knocked down to be repaired

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor assures residents he has made staff aware of the damage done to community signs in the communities of Windsor Junction and Fall River during the winter snow clearing season. Steve...

Dedicated volunteers in area recognized

WAVERLEY: Twenty-three volunteers from groups, clubs, and non-profit organizations in Waverley, Fall River, and Beaver Bank were recognized for their volunteer efforts in their community. On top of the awards handed out at the April...

Youth starts petition for crosswalk

FLETCHERS LAKE: A Fall River youth is getting praise form the local councillor for his initiative in collecting signatures on a petition about installing a much sought after crosswalk. Jack Lerner has collected close to...
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Councillors weigh in on newspapers purchase, formation of SaltWire

BEAVER BANK: The sale of 27 community newspapers previously owned by Transcontinental Media across Atlantic Canada to SaltWire Network, the parent company of The Chronicle Herald, has left local councillors with mixed feelings. Lisa Blackburn,...

CAO situation “very unfortunate”; reporters right to cover it

BEAVER BANK: The two councillors for the area have weighed in with what they could say about the ongoing situation revolving around the city’s CAO. Jacques Dube is facing a job review following scrutiny over...
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Councillors keen on 50 m Aquatics pool

FALL RIVER: The two local councillors both are keen to the idea of having a 50 metre pool located in their districts, if HRM regional council decides to move forward with Councillor Tony Mancini’s...