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  1. Halifax eases building restrictions on some rural landownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | CBC News

    ... to do more when it comes to this issue," said Coun. Lisa Blackburn, who represents the district of Middle/Upper Sackville-Beaver Bank-Lucasville. The road frontage required for a permit is 30 metres. The municipality said the bylaw goes back to 1996 ...

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  2. RCMP respond to vehicle fire in Upper Sackville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | GlobalNews

    Police responded to a call at about 12:30 p.m., of a tractor-trailer on fire in the Upper Sackville area.

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  3. New housing option for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... public transit, or through friends or relatives who take them. Developments currently under construction in Upper Sackville encourage aging in place with optional amenities, such as higher comfort toilets and lower counters. Given the rocky ...

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  4. RCMP use specially-trained dog in latest search efforts for MetallicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Amherst Daily News

    ... Haute-Aboujagne Road at about 5:30 a.m. RCMP also recovered shoes worn by Metallic in the wooded area in Upper Sackville. In the weeks that followed, RCMP searched the area with a helicopter, police dogs and a team of underwater divers but were ...

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  5. RCMP use cadaver dog in latest search efforts for Chris MetallicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    ... Haute-Aboujagne Road at about 5:30 a.m. RCMP also recovered shoes worn by Metallic in the wooded area in Upper Sackville. In the weeks that followed, RCMP searched the area with a helicopter, police dogs and a team of underwater divers but were ...

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  6. Halifax school board sworn in, elect new chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... by Chief Judge Pamela S. Williams. Their term will end in October 2020. Wright, who represents Lower/Upper Sackville, was named chair by his fellow board members at the HRSB's annual general meeting. Board members elected Cindy Littlefair as ...

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  7. Mike Savage wins second term as HRM mayor, council incumbents have mixed nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Truro Daily News

    ... Cleary finished with newcomer Cleary winning by just over 100 votes (3,741 to 3,634). For District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville - Beaver Bank - Lucasville, incumbent Brad Johns was also unseated by Lisa Blackburn by a margin of 47 (2,062 for Blackburn ...

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  8. Relay for Life set to roll this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    ... not your normal trail mix. SACKVILLE, N.B. - It was a trip 'down memory lane' last Saturday afternoon at the Upper Sackville United Church as friends and family of the late Ernie Sears gathered to pay tribute to the man who brought his love of music ...

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  9. Community pays tribute to Ernie SearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    It was a trip 'down memory lane' last Saturday afternoon at the Upper Sackville United Church as friends and family of the late Ernie Sears gathered to pay tribute to the man who brought his love of music to so many people. "He just touched so many lives," said Bernice McMaster, a friend and fellow church member who helped emcee the event, called Down Memory Lane with Ernie Sears.

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  10. Developer dollars not wanted, some Halifax election candidates sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | CBC News

    ... after the election is over. For Brad Johns that's too late. He's the incumbent in District 14, Middle/Upper Sackville-Beaver Bank-Lucasville. This is the fifth campaign he's self-financed. Johns believes voters should see financial donations before ...

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  11. Should councillors have limits on how many terms they can serve?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | CBC News

    ... your time, the residents will tell you that." Lisa Blackburn, who is running against the incumbent in Middle/Upper Sackville-Beaver Bank-Lucasville, said a lack of term limits cuts down on voter engagement overall and keeps people home on election ...

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  12. Municipal candidates call for term limits on Halifax councillorsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Truro Daily News

    ... issue is something she's already been hearing on the doorstep, Blackburn said, since in District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville - Beaver Bank - Lucasville the incumbent Coun. Brad Johns has been on the job for 16 years "and basically is a professional ...

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  13. Stricter bylaw enforcement leaves man with property he can't build onRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | CBC News

    ... people who are affected. "The majority of them on the Eastern Shore but some from the Musquodoboit Valley, Upper Sackville and even in the western region," said Coun. David Hendsbee, District 2, Preston-Chezzetcook-Eastern Shore. Hendsbee believes ...

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  14. Asphalt sidewalks good enough: JohnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Coun. Brad Johns, who represents Middle and Upper Sackville-Lucasville, told council Tuesday that asphalt instead of cement is used for sidewalks in other rural areas and should be in HRM, as it's cheaper and just as effective. The issue arose as council was discussing whether or not to install a sidewalk on a section of Prospect Road.

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  15. Sackville area Trans Canada Trail blocker fined $1,200Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | CBC News

    Upper Sackville property owner Mary Fawcett has been fined $1,200 for blocking the section of the Trans Canada trail that bisects her property. Fawcett put up a barricade across the trail in May 2015 because she says the built-up Trans Canada trail acts as a snow fence in the winter, leaving her fences damaged and in need of repair.

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  16. Men charged for bringing more illegal cigarettes into provinceRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Truro Daily News

    ... found about 5,500 cartons of illegal cigarettes. A 44-year-old man from Dartmouth and a 42-year-old man from Upper Sackville were arrested at the scene and their vehicle was seized. They're facing charges including unlawful possession of tobacco, ...

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