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UPDATED: Fire investigators label Beaver Bank house fire as undetermined

Home "too structurally damaged" for investigators to search for evidence of its cause BEAVER BANK: A vacant house that caught fire on Beaver Bank Road, and closed...

Meeting to discuss Oakfield Park bridge replacement plans

OAKFIELD: The community is being encouraged to come out and hear details on plans for the replacement of the Oakfield Park Road bridge. In a notice to residents, it...

Streatch, Blackburn echo concerns of CFL stadium on HRM taxpayers

BEAVER BANK: Two local councillors have no will to see a CFL stadium built in Shannon Park if it means HRM writing a cheque and taxpayers being what they see as unduly...

Regional centre, RCMP explain protocol when it comes to threats at schools

After rumour left parents worried, The Laker asked HRCE and police about process FALL RIVER: The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and Halifax District RCMP take...

Motorcyclist sustains minor injuries in Fall River collision

FALL RIVER: A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with what was believed to be non-life-threatening injuries after a two vehicle collision on Hwy 2 by Coach Ave. mid-afternoon on Sept. 22.

Recognizing retiring volunteer firefighter

FALL RIVER: A retirement celebration was recently held for Station 45 volunteer firefighter Norm Lavoie at the department in Fall River. Lavoie was retiring after 33...

Fall River woman wins $100k TAG draw

FALL RIVER: A Fall River woman says she will keep playing Salsa Bingo and TAG even after having her numbers ring up as winners in the Aug. 29 TAG draw.

Cheema’s continued success relived with Hall of Fame inductions

WAVERLEY: Hurricane Dorian wasn’t about to dampen the party and fun for those attending Cheema’s 509th anniversary celebrations during the Sept. 6-8 weekend. While the originally scheduled events of...

Waverley boy does his part in Hurricane Dorian cleanup

Tree hangs on power line on Howe Ave. forcing closure of road for a short time WAVERLEY: It was simply one of the many trees blown down...

Raising money for Bueller: Youngsters feed beachgoers appetites; raising money to save Texas dog

OAKFIELD: On one of the last days of summer, five Halifax-area youngsters took advantage of the hot summer sun to help raise money to bring a four-legged furry friend destined to be...