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Samson: Federal budget “a good one” for N.S.

OTTAWA, ONT.: Nova Scotia will reap the rewards of the federal budget, announced March 22 by Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Parliament Hill, the MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook said. In an interview with The Laker...

Mixed reaction to proposed age-friendly development

FALL RIVER: The developer of a proposed age-friendly development at the Carr Farm property in Fall River heard an earful from residents who live nearby that have enough concerns they’re hesitant about it. But there...

Big thanks for years of support

WINDSOR JUNCTION: On March 11, Grace and Sam Cameron of Windsor Junction, on behalf of the children that attend and use the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC), and dad Jay presented a card of...

Streatch lukewarm to budget direction

FALL RIVER: The local councillor for Fall River doesn’t like the direction this year’s HRM budget discussions are heading. Steve Streatch, the representative for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley, said the vibe he is getting during discussions...

Downtown Halifax Wi-Fi debate contentious among councillors

FALL RIVER: Getting Wi-Fi in Downtown Halifax created a lot of uncertainty and discussion in council chambers, and both local councillors were unsure what the outcome would be. Steve Streatch, the councillor representing Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit...

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...

Deagle-Gammon honoured by Progress Women

The Progress Women of Excellence Awards takes place each November. Hosted by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis 2016 marked the 27th year of this prestigious event. This annual fundraiser, hosted in support of...

Local family opens Junk Works franchise

FALL RIVER: Andrew Willison never imagined at 19-years-old he would be the general manager of any business, let alone his own. But that’s exactly what the Fall River man is doing. Willison is the main...

Lions Christmas Parade set for Nov. 27

FALL RIVER: Santa’s Elves are hard at work planning the excitement to kickoff the Christmas season in Fall River. Organizers have confirmed the date for the annual Fall River and Area Lions Christmas Parade. It...
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Fresh look at Beacon House

LOWER SACKVILLE: Patrons to the retail store at Beacon House in Lower Sackville may notice new changes when they walk through the door. That’s because in August, volunteers with the not-for-profit organization closed the store...