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Traffic logjams frustrating residents

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The closure of the Fall River Road bridge has led many residents to find an alternate route, and that has meant long waits to leave the community along the Windsor Junction Road...

Dalrymple looks into beach access

FALL RIVER: With plenty of lakes surrounding Fall River, it would only be natural to be able to access it. But currently that’s not possible for everyone. Unless you live next to the lake or...

Commuter rail chugging along

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor is “very excited” to see Commuter Rail inch closer to becoming a reality in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). Barry Dalrymple has been a staunch supporter of the idea along...

RCMP provide advice on “crimes of opportunity”

BEAVER BANK: RCMP have some advice for residents after a number of break-and-enters, attempted break-and-enters, and suspicious person incidents in the Beaver Bank area. While Halifax District RCMP have only had one report of a...

Blackburn vying for District 14 seat

BEAVER BANK: Lisa Blackburn is hoping her “fresh perspective” will win over residents in District 14 Upper/Middle Sackville, Lucasville, and Beaver Bank. Blackburn, who has taken a leave of absence from her current employment, has...

Let the water flow: Feds fund city water to Fall River

FALL RIVER: Water could be flowing down the Fall River Road and along Highway 2 in Fall River in the not too distant future. During a visit to Nova Scotia last month, Prime Minister Justin...

Motorcycles, mopeds a no-no on pedestrian bridge

FALL RIVER: The pedestrian bridge at the site of the Fall River Bridge is for just that, pedestrians and no motorized vehicles such as motorcycles and mopeds. After receiving numerous reports during a two-day span...

Fall River scouts excited for Finland trip

FALL RIVER: A brother and sister are among the six scouts set to head across the Atlantic next week for an eight day trip-of-a-lifetime representing the 1st Riverlake Scouts at Roihu Finnjamboree in Finland. The...

ALJ students featured in video

FALL RIVER: A meeting with one of her student’s dads during a parent-teacher night led Ash Lee Jefferson School teacher Madame Miguelle Legere to making her students somewhat famous. Madame Legere met Dave Carroll, who...

Years of work become reality

FALL RIVER: Parent volunteers like Dale Fisher can now take a breath after a busy few years of dedication to see a dream of a second new playground at Ash Lee Jefferson School become...
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