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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 &...

Beaver Bank man facing charges after Dartmouth crash

BEAVER BANK: A 36-year-old Beaver Bank man faces impaired driving charges following a motor vehicle collision late on the night of March 23, near Dartmouth. The incident knocked out power for a couple of hours...
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“Don’t keep community hanging”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The local councillor is voicing his displeasure at Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) for continuing to not take action on the Fall River quarry application from Scotian Materials. Steve Streatch was speaking on...

Shaving for a cause

FALL RIVER: Archer Michaud has always had a heart of gold, so when his Beaver Scout troop was assigned to do a project, he knew exactly what his would be. Michaud, a Grade 2 student...

Questions, concerns on seniors project mount ahead of meeting

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is already fielding lots of questions by phone and email from residents who are cool to the idea of the proposed seniors housing development on the Carr Farm Property...

Big thanks for years of support

WINDSOR JUNCTION: On March 11, Grace and Sam Cameron of Windsor Junction, on behalf of the children that attend and use the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC), and dad Jay presented a card of...

UPDATED: Wellington Connector gets green light

WELLINGTON: Commuting in the Wellington and Fall River area is about to get a little easier. At a quickly-arranged funding announcement on March 2, Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP Darrell Samson, along with Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Liberal...