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Standing Up Against Bullying

WAVERLEY: Students in Krista Ford’s Grade 5 class at Waverley Memorial School were sending a message that bullying is wrong on Stand Up Against Bullying Day on Sept. 15. Among those students who were learning...

Taking on a new journey

FALL RIVER: The old adage when one door closes, another opens rings true for Phonse Jessome. The Fall River resident, better known for his tenure as a TV journalist with CBC Nova Scotia, released his...

Concerns mount over Windgate development

BEAVER BANK: The developer of a contentious proposed 218-unit development on Windgate Drive in Beaver Bank was on the hot seat again during a community open house at the Beaver Bank-Kinsac Community Centre on...

RCMP investigating thefts in Oakfield, Wellington

WELLINGTON: Police were busy in the Wellington/Oakfield area during a two day span earlier this week, Sept. 25-26. Halifax District RCMP responded to four incidents involving theft of vehicles and thefts from vehicles in Oakfield,...

Proposed development in area irks residents

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A proposed development set for the Windsor Junction end of Ingram Drive isn’t sitting well with residents, who feel their neighbourhood will become a traffic thoroughfare if it goes ahead. WM Fares Group,...

New dental office to include family restaurant/pub

FALL RIVER: The new dentist building being constructed on Highway 2 across from RaceTrac Gas/Burgess Service Centre in Fall River will include a much rumoured family restaurant/pub. Dr. Barbara Scott said she and colleague Dr....

UPDATED: Police investigating tips on indecent acts

FALL RIVER: Halifax District RCMP are continuing to followup on leads related to their investigation into two indecent acts in the Wellington and Fall River areas in late September. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said police have...

Fall River man ‘overwhelmed’ by support

VANCOUVER, B.C.: A Fall River man seriously injured in a freak motor vehicle collision in late August in Vancouver, B.C. that left a husband and wife dead and two others injured is touched by...

Speaking up about PTSD

FALL RIVER: It took Phonse Jessome getting a formal diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2007 for him to take it seriously. “I was told I could never work as a reporter again,”...

Trails aiming to connect local communities

FALL RIVER: Accessing neighboring communities is about to get a lot easier, and a lot more environmentally friendly, thanks to a large government grant received by the RiverLakes Greenway Consortium. On behalf of Energy Minister,...

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