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Samson encourages all to celebrate Canada 150

FALL RIVER: The local MP is encouraging community groups and residents to be part of the celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Darrell Samson, the Liberal representative in the Justin Trudeau government for Sackville-Chezzetcook, spoke to...

Kids Play gets boost from well-known singer

LOWER SACKVILLE: A well-known singer in Lower Sackville has been able to use his popularity to give back to a child and family from the community. Jon Cyr is known for his performance at a...

A great night with lots of laughs

Photos from the Funny Fundraiser in support of LWF Baseball and Tri-County Rangers, held at the Waverley Legion. Photos by Pat Healey - The Laker.  

Lucie Schmidt “excited” to be NSTT recipient

LAKEVIEW: A Lakeview modern/contemporary dancer is excited and honoured to have been one of three local recipients of scholarships from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). Lucie Schmidt credited the seven years she had at...

On Pointe: Kate McDonald focused on what she wants

NEW YORK, NY: Kate McDonald’s dream of training at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York has been made possible in part thanks to a scholarship from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). McDonald, from...

Writing about Colonial Halifax’s social history

FALL RIVER: When Alex D. Boutilier was asked why he wanted to write a book on the social history of colonial Halifax, he said it’s simply his contribution to the humanities. Boutilier, an author who...

Lola Ladies’ Group wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

FALL RIVER: Lola Ladies’ group is extending a holiday greeting to everyone in the Fall River area. Started more than two years ago, the group began with one simple goal in mind: introduce ladies in...

More than just a “picture book”

FALL RIVER: What started out to be a story book on the stories behind the many lighthouses in Nova Scotia quickly turned into a picture book on them. And author Allan Billard is just...
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Hard work paying off for Emily Turple

FALL RIVER: Emily Turple is showing that hard work pays off. In just two years, the 13-year-old Fall River girl has gone from playing the role of a simple party guest in Nutcracker to the...
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Local artists receive NSTT scholarships

FALL RIVER: Three artists from the Fall River, Windsor Junction, and Lakeview areas were among the 46 from across the province announced as Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) 2016 recipients. Katherine MacDonald of Windsor Junction...