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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...

From the Firehouse: March calls

BEAVER BANK: The month of March saw firefighters in Waverley, Fall River, Grand Lake, Beaver Bank, and Wellington responded to 60 calls for service. Station 41 (Waverley) had 15 calls, led by five motor vehicle...
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Road construction in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being given a heads up of road construction along Beaver Bank Road on Friday May 12. Crews from HRM will be working between Windgate Drive and Danny Drive between 9 a.m....

Q & A: Water to more areas, doctors, all weather field on Horne’s agenda

FALL RIVER: If voters in Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank give him the opportunity at a second term, Liberal Bill Horne has a long list of items he would like to address to help better the...

Election 17: Quarry application complete, McNeil confirms

WAVERLEY: The application for the proposed Fall River quarry is now complete. According to Premier Stephen McNeil, all the necessary information has now been submitted to Nova Scotia Environment from the proponent, Scotian Materials. The...

Q & A: Green’s Edmonds brings youthfulness to election

FALL RIVER: Anthony Edmonds isn’t about to let the fact he’s young or representing an underdog party labelled by many simply as “tree huggers” hold him back. The Wellington resident is proud and ready to...