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Mental health in sports: Brogan’s plight

LOWER SACKVILLE: A mental illness and fear of failure led Brogan MacNeil to give up a sport she had come to excel at and love. Diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in late 2017, MacNeil...

Happy ending: Vader the dog back home

FALL RIVER: Vader the dog greets me excitedly as I come through the doorway at the Stapleton home on Martyn Drive in Fall River on Jan. 10. That’s a refreshing sign given the ordeal the...

UPDATED: Missing Middle Sackville girl found

MIDDLE SACKVILLE: The RCMP say that Julia Russell, the missing 14-year-old girl from Middle Sackville, has been located. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and shares and retweets on social...

Fall River man charged with stunting

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 21-year-old Fall River man's need for speed has him in trouble with the law after being clocked going 164 kilometres/hour in a 100 km/h zone on Aug. 12. Halifax District RCMP say...

Beekeeping store being built

MILLER LAKE: MSmith Contracting is in the process of building the new home to Country Fields Beekeeping next to the Metro 320 bus park and ride on Perrin Drive in Miller...
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Lions Christmas Express Parade has new route; tree lighting to occur

FALL RIVER: The Fall River Lions Club Christmas Express Parade will have a new route. For this year’s event, scheduled for Dec. 1 beginning at 5 p.m., organizer Paula Beck-MacKenzie confirms the parade will begin...

Fall River woman wins $100k TAG draw

FALL RIVER: A Fall River woman says she will keep playing Salsa Bingo and TAG even after having her numbers ring up as winners in the Aug. 29 TAG draw. Charlotte Redden matched all six...

Blue Hill Coach trail officially opens

FALL RIVER: The Blue Hill Coach Trail in Fall River is officially opened for use. The non-motorized trail connects residents from the Fall River Village area to Blue Hill Road and winds itself through woods,...

Voices need to be heard on Ingram Drive proposal

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents are gearing up to push back against a proposed development for Ingram Drive that is set for June 13 in Fall River. At issue is a proposal from W.M. Fares Architects, on...
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Open house scheduled for Wellington Connector

WELLINGTON: The public open house for the Wellington Connector has been confirmed. Residents will have their opportunity to stop by and learn more about the project on April 17 at the Wellington/Fletchers Lake Station House....
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