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New agreement between province, teachers ratified

HALIFAX: The Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) and provincial government have successfully negotiated a new, three-year Teachers’ Provincial Agreement. The new agreement is about an investment in students and student outcomes and supports teachers...

Serious ATV collision under investigation

ENFIELD: Police are continuing to investigate a serious collision involving an ATV on May1 7. Const. Preston Burns, Community Policing Officer with East Hants RCMP, said police received a report of the collision on Renfrew...

Book about autistic brother all about awareness for Fall River author

MAIN PHOTO: Courtney Redden holds her book she wrote about her brother Bradley who has autism. (Healey photo) FALL RIVER: Courtney Redden wants people with autism and other disabilities to know they’re not alone. Redden, a...

ATV seized after traffic stop; summary offence ticket issued

LANTZ: A female ATV driver  was issued summary offence tickets following a traffic stop by East Hants RCMP. Const. Preston Burns, East Hants RCMP Community Policing Officer, said the traffic stop happened on May 13. “An...

Breakfast programs at Beaver Bank schools get boost from Station 48 volunteer firefighters

BEAVER BANK: Three Beaver Bank schools are getting a little extra push from their volunteer fire department. The volunteers with Station 48 beaver Bank-Kinsac visited the three schools recently with a special delivery. Volunteers dropped off...

PHOTOS: Emotional night at Lockview High year-end band concert

FALL RIVER: It was an emotional night on Wednesday for many at Lockview High School. The year-end band concert marked the final high school band performance for the Grade 12 students in the band. It was...

Fine for illegal burning increasing to $25,000 during wildfire season

HALIFAX: Beginning May 16, Nova Scotia has increased the fine for violating daily burn restrictions to $25,000. Premier Tim Houston made the announcement in a release issued on May 16. He said almost all wildfires...

Wellington girl recognized for school contributions with Citizenship award

FALL RIVER: A Wellington girl feels honoured to have been selected as an HRM Citizenship Award winner for her school. Megan Hart, a Grade 9 student at Lockview High, was recently awarded the HRM Citizenship...

“This is the beginning.” Autism Action Plan just a start, hopes Executive Director

BEDFORD: The first-of-its-kind in Nova Scotia Autism Action Plan announced by the province on Wednesday morning in Bedford is just the start, hopes the Executive Director of Autism Nova Scotia. Cynthia Carroll realizes work on...

Free classes for seniors being offered in Wellington

WELLINGTON: Seniors looking to learn computer skills; relax with yoga; and show off their artistic side can do all that in one spot. The Wellington-Fletchers Lake Station House will be holding various free classes for...
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