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  1. Musicale held in honour of Harborne's 100th birthdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    On Tuesday, April 21, an afternoon musicale was presented to honour area resident Pauline Harborne, who turned 100 years old on April 20. Harborne has taught violin for more than half a century in Sackville. She was born in Upper Sackville in 1915, near the location of the Sackville Music Barn.

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  2. Afternoon musicale held in honour of Harborne's 100th birthdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    On Tuesday, April 21, an afternoon musicale was presented to honour area resident Pauline Harborne, who turned 100 years old on April 20. Harborne has taught violin for more than half a century in Sackville. She was born in Upper Sackville in 1915, near the location of the Sackville Music Barn.

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  3. HRM funds seven firefighters, gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... hires would also staff the three urban stations: one on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax, one on Patton Road in Upper Sackville and another on King Street in Dartmouth. Rural areas lost about 175 volunteer firefighters in the last five years, according ...

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  4. Halifax council votes down proposal to close fire stationsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Cape Breton Post

    ... and King Street in Dartmouth to be decommissioned. Before the vote, Coun. Brad Johns of Middle and Upper Sackville pleaded with council to strike down the recommendation to close his district's fire station, committing to "resolve outstanding ...

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  5. Halifax council decides against closing fire stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | CBC News

    Halifax council has decided to go against recommendations by refusing to shut down any fire stations across the municipality, but the decision could come with a $6 million price tag. The Lady Hammond Road station in north end Halifax, King Street in downtown Dartmouth and the Patton Road facility in Upper Sackville were all on the chopping block, along with four other rural stations.

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  6. Halifax councillors reject fire station closures; tax rate could riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... stations poised for closure were Station 4 on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax, Station 11 on Patton Road in Upper Sackville and Station 13 on King Street in Dartmouth. In addition, the four volunteer substations set to be shuttered were 25 (Ostrea ...

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  7. Bedford firehalls may be a goRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... on relocating Station 9 to Bedford. The concern was heightened, given that Station 11 on Patton Road in Upper Sackville is slated for closure, along with Station 4 on Lady Hammond Road in the north end and Station 13 on King Street in Dartmouth. ...

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  8. Black Point fire station to remain open; six others in HRM may win reprieve, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... stations poised for closure were Station 4 on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax, Station 11 on Patton Road in Upper Sackville and Station 13 on King Street in Dartmouth. In addition, the four volunteer substations set to be shuttered were 25 (Ostrea ...

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  9. Council Blog: Halifax Fire stations slated for closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... report recommended shutting down Station 4 on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax, Station 11 on Patton Road in Upper Sackville and Station 13 on King Street in Dartmouth. There was also a recommendation to relocate Station 8 on Convoy Run in Bedford and ...

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  10. 17th Annual Teddy Government Waste Award WinnersRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Canadian Content

    ... he chose to instead spend $25,000 on an 18-foot talking Christmas tree. 'The residents of Middle and Upper Sackville must be already awash in public amenities,' noted Wudrick 'How else could a politician possibly arrive at the conclusion that the ...

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  11. Halifax councillor Brad Johns 'awarded' for wasteful spending on talking treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... Johns for not looking out for the best interests of the people he represents. "The residents of Middle and Upper Sackville must be already awash in public amenities," he said. "How else could a politician possibly arrive at the conclusion that the ...

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  12. Councillor mocked by taxpayer group for buying $25K robotic treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | CBC News

    This six-metre tall talking Christmas tree was bought by Coun. Brad Johns using a discretionary fund councillors are given to buy things for their constituencies.

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  13. Halifax Coun. Brad Johns 'wins' Teddy for buying talking treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    Johns is the winner of a 2015 federal Teddy Waste Award, a dubious honour bestowed on individuals and governments each year by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. "The residents of Middle and Upper Sackville must be already awash in public amenities," noted the federation's federal director, Aaron Wudrick.

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  14. Sackville man fined more than $300,000 in drug smuggling caseRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Cape Breton Post

    A 63-year-old man from Upper Sackville was sentenced to 18-months of house arrest and fined more $300,000 in Halifax Court Thursday morning for charges of drug smuggling. Berry James MacKinnion was facing charges from the Canada Border Services Agency on four offences under the Customs Act and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, after exporting more than 3 million tablets of ephedrine in an illegal Internet business.

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  15. Sackville man fined more than $300,000, given house arrest, in drug smuggling caseRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Nova News Now

    A 63-year-old man from Upper Sackville was sentenced to 18-months of house arrest and fined more $300,000 in Halifax Court Jan. 15 for charges of drug smuggling. Berry James MacKinnion was facing charges from the Canada Border Services Agency on four offences under the Customs Act and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, after exporting more than 3 million tablets of ephedrine in an illegal Internet business.

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  16. Two Halifax-area fire stations closed todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    Station 4 on Duffus Street is closed until 6 p.m. on Friday while Station 11 on Patton Road in Upper Sackville is closed for 24 hours. Signs on the doors at both stations advised people to call 911 if there is an emergency.

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  17. City's campaign spending conundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    Halifax Mayor Mike Savage recently called for a staff report on municipal campaign finance reform, not all councillors agree with the idea of tighter regulations. It was an unprecedented election campaign.

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  18. Firefighters union says station closures will put seniors apartments at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    Plans to close three fire stations will leave seniors highrises in downtown Dartmouth and north-end Halifax vulnerable, as well as homeowners in Upper Sackville and Irving's expanded shipyard, says the firefighters' union. The Halifax regional fire service wants to close stations on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax, Patton Road in Upper Sackville and King Street in Dartmouth.

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  19. Horses killed in tragic barn fire in Centre VillageRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Amherst Daily News

    A local family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support they've gotten as they try to pick up the pieces from a tragic fire last Thursday morning that saw their barn burned to the ground, with 11 horses trapped inside. The Balsor family is overwhelmed by the support shown them by the community in the wake of a tragic fire.

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  20. Stations slated for closure, relocation in Halifax Fire reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... across the municipality. Station 4 on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax, Station 11 on Patton Road in Upper Sackville and Station 13 on King Street in Dartmouth could all be shut down if regional council moves forward with the recommendation. Top brass ...

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