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From the Firehouse: March calls

BEAVER BANK: The month of March saw firefighters in Waverley, Fall River, Grand Lake, Beaver Bank, and Wellington responded to 60 calls for service. Station 41 (Waverley) had 15 calls, led by five motor vehicle...

Premier McNeil stops by Waverley for lunch with Horne, supporters

WAVERLEY: On Day six of the provincial election campaign, Premier Stephen McNeil paid a visit to Waverley to have lunch with Liberal incumbent and candidate Bill Horne, campaign team members, and those at the...

Signs knocked down to be repaired

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor assures residents he has made staff aware of the damage done to community signs in the communities of Windsor Junction and Fall River during the winter snow clearing season. Steve...

Dedicated volunteers in area recognized

WAVERLEY: Twenty-three volunteers from groups, clubs, and non-profit organizations in Waverley, Fall River, and Beaver Bank were recognized for their volunteer efforts in their community. On top of the awards handed out at the April...

Youth starts petition for crosswalk

FLETCHERS LAKE: A Fall River youth is getting praise form the local councillor for his initiative in collecting signatures on a petition about installing a much sought after crosswalk. Jack Lerner has collected close to...

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...

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....
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Police investigating theft from vehicles, break-and-enters

FALL RIVER: An assault, theft from vehicles, and break-and-enters have kept RCMP in Halifax District busy during the past week, according to the Crimemapping website. RCMP received a report of a theft-from-vehicle on Pratt &...