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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...

New free digital newsletter coming from The Laker

FALL RIVER: Want to find out more about what’s going on in your community? The Laker’s digital newsletters will be generated from new content on our websites and will...

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...

UPDATED: Proposed Ingram Drive development rejected

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The proposed mixed residential/commercial development for the end of Ingram Drive in Fall River Village has been nixed, as proposed. Councillor Steve Streatch confirmed the news in an interview late on the afternoon...
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Premier McNeil visits with FRABA members

With the noise of the Fall River Bridge construction filling the background, Premier Stephen McNeil met with Fall River Area Business Association (FRABA) members to discuss what is needed to improve small businesses in...

Fall River Chiro expands

FALL RIVER: Needing more space for their operations, Fall Chiropractic Clinic in the Fall River Plaza has made a move—but not far, just four doors down from its former location. The move was necessitated by...

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...

MLA Horne takes part in PANS Take Your MLA To Work Day

FALL RIVER: Pharmacies across Nova Scotia welcomed their local MLA into their stores on Take Your MLA to Work Day, an annual event put on by the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia (PANS). In Fall...

Fall River Guardian turns 10

FALL RIVER: Time flies when you’re having fun, and that’s exactly what the three pharmacists/owners of Fall River Guardian are doing. Back on Jan. 12, 2009, Craig Maclean, Shawn Grimm, and Michael Wyman opened up...
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Taking shape

The first piece of concrete for the new Fall River Road bridge is lifted from the Good Day Kitchen Cafe side of the bridge by crews into place. The bridge reopened on August 24,...