Saturday, January 20, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

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...

Ready to serve the community

FALL RIVER: Residents in Fall River have been clamouring for some time for a restaurant/pub for their community. Now, with The Turtleback Tap & Grill scheduled to officially open on March 2, they have...

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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