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Scouts Christmas tree lot open for business

FALL RIVER: The tree lot is open at the parking lot of the Sobeys in Fall River. The Christmas trees are being sold by the 1st Riverlake Scouts. The trees arrived prior to the FRABA...

Stingrays spotted in East Hants

This is the first in our feature called "Little Lakers." These stories and school news updates will be written by students in Grade 5 at Maple Ridge Elementary. We hope to have them every...

Suspects in rock throwing incidents sought

ELMSDALE: Police are seeking suspects after vehicles had rocks thrown at them. East Hants RCMP Community Policing Officer Const. Preston Burns said that police received several calls from motorists that there were rocks thrown at...

Food Bank survey shows usage increase; Feed N.S. continues advocacy for policy-based change

FALL RIVER: As the number of people visiting food banks rises, Nova Scotians are recognizing that charity isn’t the long-term fix.  “Nova Scotians need more income to meet their basic needs,” says Nick Jennery, executive...

Austin shows no nerves in release of debut CD, live performances

MAIN PHOTO: DeeDee Austin performs at The Old Triangle in Charlottetown, PEI. (Healey photo) CHARLOTTETOWN: It would be hard to know that the first live performance DeeDee Austin had given in support of her debut...

Pet of the Week – Aug. 27, 2021

Here is our Pet of the Week for Aug. 27, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw. The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...

Frustration mounts for Mrs. Robinson’s Childcare Centre with no news on funding

FALL RIVER: The frustration that childcare operators across N.S. are experiencing during the current COVID19 shutdown is evident in one line from a letter sent to the province and media outlets by the owners...

VIDEO: Flipping DQ Blizzards in Fall River on Miracle Treat Day

FALL RIVER: It was a messy good time. Miralce Treat Day in support of member hospitals a part of the Children's Miracle Network was held at Dairy Queen locations, including the one in Fall...

From childhood dream to reality: Gracie MacIntyre becomes new RCMP officer

MAIN PHOTO: Gracie MacIntyre of Enfield is presented her RCMP badge by her dad Const. Peter MacIntyre and Const. Deidre Ndiyae after graduating. (Submitted photo) ENFIELD: Gracie MacIntyre knew what she wanted to become since...

Province announces limits increasing for sports, arts

HALIFAX: Nova Scotia's top doc has announced that beginning Feb. 7, restrictions are easing for sports practices and arts and culture rehearsals. Dr. Robert Strang, the chief medical officer of health for the province,...
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