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Taking shape

The first piece of concrete for the new Fall River Road bridge is lifted from the Good Day Kitchen Cafe side of the bridge by crews into place. The bridge reopened on August 24,...

Fall River Bridge work complete

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is impressed and happy with the timely work by Dexter Construction in completing the replacement of the Fall River bridge. “I think it just finished,” said Dalrymple on Sept. 17. Dalrymple...

Armed robbery on Saturday night being investigated

LOWER SACKVILLE: For the second time in as many days, Halifax District RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station in Lower Sackville. At approximately 9:15 p.m. Saturday evening, Oct. 29, a woman...

Blackburn ready for budget debate

Budget discussions set to begin BEAVER BANK: Lisa Blackburn know what she’s looking for in the HRM budget as she enters her first budget discussions. The Upper/Middle Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank councillor said she is hopeful there will...
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Wait almost over for Riverlake Syrian Refugee Project

FALL RIVER: Anytime the phone rings at Sue MacLean’s house in Fall River, she jumps up with excitement—and nervousness—that it could be “the call." MacLean is the chairwoman of the volunteer-based Riverlake Syrian Refuegee Project—a...

Johns seeking re-election in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: The incumbent councillor for Middle/Upper Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank officially threw his name into the ring on Sept. 6. Brad Johns announced on his facebook page that he would be indeed be seeking re-election for...
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Work on schedule for bridge replacement

FALL RIVER: Work to replace the Fall River bridge is on schedule, says HRM. Brendan Elliott, senior communications spokesman with HRM, said crews from Dexter Construction, the company that won the project’s bid, are currently...
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Positive reviews on snow clearing, say councillors

BEAVER BANK: The two councillors say they’re hearing a lot of positive feedback from residents with regards to snow-clearing in their respective communities. Councillor Lisa Blackburn said they just got the stats from HRM for...
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Firefighters contain brush fire in Wellington

WELLINGTON: A brush fire on Kings Road in Wellington had fire crews from three stations and the Department of Natural Resources busy on Sept. 13. Gord West, Division Commander with Station 45 Fall River, said...
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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...
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