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Councillors keen on 50 m Aquatics pool

FALL RIVER: The two local councillors both are keen to the idea of having a 50 metre pool located in their districts, if HRM regional council decides to move forward with Councillor Tony Mancini’s...
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Road closures expected in Beaver Bank for Halifax water work

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being given a heads up to expect road closures and traffic detours near the 200 block of Danny Drive in Beaver Bank. A release from Halifax Water says there will be...

Hopeful of fruitful change to education

FALL RIVER: Pam Doyle has a lot on her plate right now—but she’s anything but complaining. On top of being the registrar and Guidance Counsellor at Lockview High School, Doyle also sits on the Council...

Students step up for family

FALL RIVER: One Fall River family’s devastation of losing their home to a fire last month has led to some goodwill from the most unexpected place—students at Ash Lee Jefferson School (ALJ). The students in...

ALJ holds Family Games Night

FALL RIVER: Ash Lee Jefferson Elementary School held their annual Family Games Night fundraiser on Thursday night April 13. With nice sunshine outside, parents and children that attend the Fall River P-6 school turned out...

Our Top 10 web stories so far in 2017

FALL RIVER: From local crime stories to Bill 75, and the teachers protest against the government, there has been a lot of stories done that have drawn your attention on our website, TheLaker.ca. Here’s a...

Alleged assaults keep RCMP busy

BEAVER BANK: Three reports of assaults were among what police in Halifax District RCMP have been kept busy investigating locally during the period from March 25 to April 1. According to the Halifax Regional Municipality’s...
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Fall River & Area Lions elect officers

FALL RIVER: The Fall River & Area Lions Club have elected their new club officers for the upcoming year. Kirk Stephen was re-elected as King Lion, while Lion Mike Hughes will be the 1st Vice...

Lions Club donates books to schools

WAVERLEY: The Fall River and  Area Lions Club did some literacy deliveries to three schools on March 30. Here, Lion Tim Holt dropped off some books to the Grade Primary students at Waverley Memorial School....

Federal government support for Indigenous people “long overdue”

OTTAWA, ONT.: Support for Indigenous people by the federal government was “long overdue”, the Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP said. Darrell Samson was speaking about the investments in the federal Liberal party’s second budget, announced March 22...