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Councillors weigh in on newspapers purchase, formation of SaltWire

BEAVER BANK: The sale of 27 community newspapers previously owned by Transcontinental Media across Atlantic Canada to SaltWire Network, the parent company of The Chronicle Herald, has left local councillors with mixed feelings. Lisa Blackburn,...

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...

Learning how to operate a business

FALL RIVER: Students at Lockview High in Fall River are getting some hands-on experience in what it’s like to run a business. About 25 students participate in the schools Junior Achievement club, and 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...
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Burgess awarded ATA Award

FALL RIVER: A Fall River post-secondary student has been awarded the Automotive Trades Association (ATA) annual scholarship. Matthew Burgess, the son of Gerald Burgess who owns and operates RaceTrac Gas station/NDM Burgess Service Centre on...

Getting your “sweat on” at 9Round

FALL RIVER: The newest business to the Fall River community will give you a unique fitness experience, despite the moniker that makes it seem like it’s all about kickboxing. 9 Round is more than just...
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“This is a great day for us.”

DARTMOUTH: The Shubenacadie Canal Commission (SCC) is reaping the rewards of having two levels of governments work together in a partnership for the greater good. At a press conference inside the Fairbanks Centre in Dartmouth...

Quarry application still incomplete

FALL RIVER: The application for the proposed Fall River/Goffs quarry remains incomplete, a spokeswoman from Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) says. When asked by The Laker on July 8 for a status update on the quarry...
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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...
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CANNABIS: Overview of local rules as it comes to fruition

BEAVER BANK: As the federal legalization of cannabis looms closer, provinces across the country have been working to ensure proper rules are in place to protect citizens. Nova Scotia has passed its recreational cannabis legislation,...
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