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Streatch wonders if current structure for WJCC viable

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Steve Streatch said he would be interested in discussing whether the current structure in place with the Windsor Junction Community Centre is in its best interest for its long-term future. The councillor for...
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Couple question if Dairy Queen right fit for community

FALL RIVER: A Fall River couple is disappointed to hear that another fast food outlet will be calling the community home. Dairy Queen is set to begin construction at...

Johns grabs PC nomination in Sackville-Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: The former Councillor for District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank has won the PC Party nomination for Sackville-Beaver Bank for the upcoming provincial election. At a nomination meeting on March 9, Brad Johns defeated...
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HRM, businesses collaborate to reduce red tape

HRM: A plan of action on regulatory reform was presented Jan. 18 to HRM’s Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee. The plan was presented by Jordi Morgan, chair of Halifax’s Joint Project Advisory Panel...

Age-friendly community grants program launched

WAVERLEY: The call for applications for the Age-Friendly Community Grants program was officially opened on July 11 to much fanfare at the Waverley Legion. Before a crowd of about 25 people—including past recipients and MLA...

PM Trudeau fields questions head on

LOWER SACKVILLE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced the tough questions he was asked head on during a town hall meeting in Lower Sackville on Jan. 9. The Liberal leader was in town for the first-ever...
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No cost-sharing for Monarch-Rivendale appears unfair

BEAVER BANK: While residents of Fall River have their water project funded federally and provincially, residents just up the road in Monarch-Rivendale in Beaver Bank look on after they had to fork out the...

Food truck Fiesta hits the spot

FALL RIVER: From all accounts, the inaugural Food Truck Fiesta at the LWF Hall in Fall River on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 14 was a resounding success—both with those who came out and organizers of...

Local Lions honoured for years of “We Serve”

FALL RIVER: Three members of the Fall River and Area Lions Club were recognized for their 100 years of service to their community. At the club’s monthly supper meeting on Feb. 22 at the LWF...

PHOTOS: Kids have a blast at Beaver Bank Box Car Races Oct. 19

BEAVER BANK: Evan Mailman stares straight ahead as his box car nears the finish line in his race with two others. Unfortunately, all three of the box cars slowed and...