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Concert series kicks-off Village Green’s opening

WAVERLEY: If the turnout at the kickoff to the Waverley Community Association (WCA)-sponsored inaugural Summer Concert Series is any indication, the new-look Village Green in Waverley is a welcomed addition to the community. The Village...

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.  

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...

Kassidy Mattera nabs YEA award

Fall River actress Kassidy Mattera was selected as the Young Entertainer Award (YEA) winner in the Best Recurring Actress category for her role as Lucy on CBC TV’s hit show ‘Mr D.’ Mattera is shown...

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...

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...
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Plenty of fun planned for Keloose 2016

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The 2016 edition of Keloose is shaping up to be one filled with lots of family fun. Now all the volunteer organizers need is for Mother Nature to provide beautiful, sunny weather. Running...

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...
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Planning underway for 5th annual BBQ competition

FALL RIVER: Summer might be ending, but that doesn’t mean BBQ season is. For the fifth year in a row, avid BBQers and friends in the Fall River area have put down their grills—at least...

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...