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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...
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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...

GPV students show their the best at essays

FALL RIVER: Three students from Georges P. Vanier Junior High have nabbed the top four spots in the 2017 Turning Points essay contest. Olivia Chute; Heidi Wadden; and Quentin Dawson-Nugent each placed first, second, and...

Students put on a show at GPV Spring band concert

FALL RIVER: The band students at Georges P. Vanier Junior High School in Fall River finished off a topsy turvy year with a rousing Spring Band concert on May 11. Before a full house of...

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.  
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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...
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Dancing her way to Broadway

BEDFORD: The spark that makes Laura Wadden love dance is glowing bright. Wadden, a dancer with Element Dance Studio in Bedford, had the opportunity to attend a week-long Broadway Bound dance camp in August on...

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...

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...
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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...