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Graffiti leaves community, volunteers disheartened

FALL RIVER: A community is upset and disgusted after finding graffiti spray painted on its volunteer-run facility sometime overnight July 11. Volunteers at the LWF Hall, located at 843 Fall River Road in Fall River,...

Baroud family says thank you

FALL RIVER: It seemed only fitting that the Baroud family were serenaded with an unexpected rendition of O Canada after they finished cutting the cake recognizing their new home. Wassem, Nour, Huda (Wassem’s mom), and...
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COLUMN: Suffering through the perils of mental illnesses

Since I have informed people that I have been diagnosed with and am struggling with depression, the reaction has been much different than I expected. I had expected a different reaction, one that contained the...

Canada Games Countdown: Hannah Cahill

Name: Hannah Cahill Age: 17 Sport: fastball Community: Fall River Hobby: Sewing and knitting What’s something people don’t know about you: That my hobbies are sewing and knitting.
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Cheema athletes grab plethora of hardware

WAVERLEY: It was a golden haul for athletes from Cheema representing the country and province at the second event of the Canada Cup, held July 7-9 in Shawinigan, Que. Winning gold with Team Canada as...

U14 girls capture Atlantic soccer title

FALL RIVER: The U-14 Soccer Nova Scotia girls team captured the Atlantic championship on the July 7-9 weekend in Charlottetown, P.E.I., taking home the gold medal. Nova Scotia did it style completing the weekend tournament...

Streatch unaware of asphalt plant approval beforehand

FALL RIVER: The local councillor had no previous communication as to a decision staff with the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) had made regarding an asphalt plant and concrete plant at the proposed Fall River...
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VIDEO: Beaver Bank fireworks spectacular

BEAVER BANK: They might have been delayed a week, but the Canada Day fireworks were still spectacular, held on July 8. Here is video taken by Raymond Grove, who was kind enough to let us...

VIDEO: Touching rendition of O Canada welcomes Baroud family

FALL RIVER: As the cake was cut by Wassem Baroud, with wife Nour, children Bodi and Leen, and mother Huda next to him, the crowd at the potluck kitchen party to welcome the Baroud's...
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High Road work planned for next week

FALL RIVER: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Monday and Tuesday on High Road between Lockview and St. Andrews Roads. Crews will be on site from 7:00...
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