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Request for water project extension submitted

FALL RIVER: The request for an extension on the Fall River water project has been submitted to the federal government, says councillor Steve Streatch. In the monthly sit-down interview with The Laker on June 19,...

Coding their way to second

WAVERLEY: Kaitlyn Langille and Isabelle McKenna might be in Grade 5, but they showed they are very tech savvy. In the recently held Scratch contest, the two Waverley Memorial Elementary Students came home second from...

Councillors Corner with Lisa Blackburn

Slow down signs available BEAVER BANK: The local councillor has signs aimed at slowing down the motoring public. Lisa Blackburn, the representative for District 14 Upper/Middle Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank, said she has “Slow Down” signs available to...

Exploring making flyers opt-in

BEAVER BANK: Councillor Lisa Blackburn is weighing in on the contentious topic of flyer delivery in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). The representative of Middle/Upper Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank told The Laker she will be bringing forward...

Fun weekend planned for Keloose

WINDSOR JUNCTION: It’s shaping up to be a weekend of fun to celebrate not only Canada’s 150th birthday, but also Keloose’s 40th anniversary this coming August. As the final events are pegged down and scheduled,...

RCMP investigating suspicious incident

LOWER SACKVILLE: Police are searching for a man following a suspicious incident where a woman alleges she was approached by a man, before thwarting his attempts to grab her. In a police release, Halifax District...
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UPDATED: NSE decision on Fall River quarry “disappointing”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The decision by Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) to approve the Fall River quarry is “disappointing” to the local MLA. Bill Horne said he was in a meeting on the morning of June...

UPDATED: Person of interest in hit-and-run located

UPDATE FROM RCMP: Update -  Person of Interest in the  hit-and-run pedestrian collision located June 2, 2017, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia . . .  the RCMP investigation from earlier today of the hit-and-run pedestrian collision, the...

Raising money for Shave for the Brave

FALL RIVER: It would appear getting a free hair cut is a great way to raise money for a great cause. That was evident on May 28 at The Men’s Den in Fall River when...

Math is no challenge for this young girl

FLETCHERS LAKE: Need a math question answered, just ask Maria Mihai she will likely know the answer without hesitation. Mihai, a Grade 4 student at Holland Road Elementary School in Fletchers Lake, has math and...