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Downtown Halifax Wi-Fi debate contentious among councillors

FALL RIVER: Getting Wi-Fi in Downtown Halifax created a lot of uncertainty and discussion in council chambers, and both local councillors were unsure what the outcome would be. Steve Streatch, the councillor representing Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit...

Transit plan to get “sober second look”

FALL RIVER: The ‘Moving Forward Together’ plan is going to have a much needed “sober second look” the local councillor for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley said. As part of the initial recommendation from HRM staff is...

Lucie Schmidt “excited” to be NSTT recipient

LAKEVIEW: A Lakeview modern/contemporary dancer is excited and honoured to have been one of three local recipients of scholarships from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). Lucie Schmidt credited the seven years she had at...

Lions Club donates books to schools

WAVERLEY: The Fall River and  Area Lions Club did some literacy deliveries to three schools on March 30. Here, Lion Tim Holt dropped off some books to the Grade Primary students at Waverley Memorial School....

Human remains found in Waverley identified

WAVERLEY: The human remains found by a hunter Saturday night Oct. 1 in Spider Lake in Waverley have been identified by Halifax District RCMP. Following an investigation by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Office and...

Action plan not a “document that will sit on the shelf”

FALL RIVER: A comprehensive plan aimed at keeping older Nova Scotians healthy and engaged was officially launched to much fan fare on Thursday afternoon March 30. Premier Stephen McNeil, Health Minister Leo Glavine and Waverley-Fall...
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Decision at last: community groups getting HRM money

FLETCHERS LAKE: A pair of community projects selected to receive money from the leftover Fall River/Fletchers Lake sidewalk fund have finally received approval from HRM regional council. A multi-sports field being built by the Fall...

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...

Statement from Dr. Strang on Irving Shipbuilding COVID19 exception

FALL RIVER: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health."There have been a number of questions and concerns about an exception granted by Public Health to...
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Parents promise public won’t forget Liberals missteps on teachers

FALL RIVER: The battle between the N.S. Teachers Union (NSTU) and the provincial government in Nova Scotia has similar resemblances to that of what took place in B.C. in 2016, say two staunch teacher...
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