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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...

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...

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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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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Watermain repair to slow Beaver Bank traffic

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being asked to give themselves extra time on Monday June 12, along Beaver Bank Road as watermain repair will be taking place. In a release on June 9, Halifax Water spokesman...

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...
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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...

Water project on hold

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project is on hold. Councillor Steve Streatch is pointing to a tight deadline from the federal government—they have a March 2018 date—to have the project completed by and “substantially...

ADVERTORIAL: High end cosmetic line comes to Fall River

FALL RIVER: A taste of high end New York City and the world has come to little ole Fall River. Clinique, a high-end line of skincare, cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances that are usually sold 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...
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