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Waverley Museum in jeopardy of closing

WAVERLEY: Annie Blois Smith lived in Waverley for her entire life, and she was deeply passionate about its past. She founded the Waverley Heritage Museum to preserve its history.

Fall River’s Golden boys: Gravel, Cowan still on Cloud Nine

Baseball N.S. defeats Ontario to capture historic first-ever Canada Cup FALL RIVER: It was the strike heard across Canada, and especially loudly in Nova Scotia.

Fall River man charged with stunting

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 21-year-old Fall River man's need for speed has him in trouble with the law after being clocked going 164 kilometres/hour in a 100 km/h zone on Aug. 12.

Overnight Fletchers Lake fire determined to be accidental

FLETCHERS LAKE: An overnight fire at a residence in Fletchers Lake sent sirens sounding in the early morning air as crews responded. At 1:12 a.m. on Aug. 14, firefighters...

UPDATED: Oakfield Beach reopens for swimming

OAKFIELD: The beach at Oakfield Park on Grand Lake has reopened Aug. 16 for swimming after a closure for much of the week due to high bacteria levels.

Kinsac man nabbed for stunting

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 23-year-old man from Kinsac, outside Beaver Bank,has been charged with stunting after being clocked going twice the posted speed limit on Highway 102 near Sackville on Aug. 11.

Fire School seeking federal funding for facility expansion

WAVERLEY: The N.S. Fire School is looking at expanding it’s training ground, and are counting on the three levels of government for their support in doing so. Recently, MLA...

Thieves break into home while homeowners present

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Suspects are being sought after a brazen break-and-enter into a Windsor Junction home while the homeowners were home, although they were unaware the home had been broken...

Police investigating theft of Pontoon Boat in Wellington

WELLINGTON: RCMP are investigating after a pontoon boat was stolen between July 19020 from a private dock on Grand Lake in Wellington. In a release, Halifax District RCMP Cpl....

New free digital newsletter coming from The Laker

FALL RIVER: Want to find out more about what’s going on in your community? The Laker’s digital newsletters will be generated from new content on our websites and will...