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“Cancer is such a horrible thing.”

BEAVER BANK: Becca Schofield may have passed away earlier this year due to cancer, however the well-known girl still provides inspiration for a unique project being done by a young Lower Sackville woman, who...

Windsor Junction man killed in crash

HAMMONDS PLAINS: A 48-year-old man from Windsor Junction has died after a late afternoon single-vehicle crash in Hammonds Plains on Nov. 18. Halifax District RCMP were called to Viscount Run in Hammonds Plains at 4:30...

Turning a negative into a positive

FLETCHERS LAKE: The students in Nicole Legrow’s Grade 5 class at Holland Road Elementary School have turned something that many view as a negative into a positive, through the reading graffiti wall. A reading graffiti...

Out in the cold: LHS Leadership students get an outdoors education

FALL RIVER: Students in the Lockview High leadership class got an early taste of winter during a two day camping excursion that brought with it educational learning. The 40 students and five teachers all camped...

Paving to begin on Lockview, Fall River Road Oct. 26

FALL RIVER: Crews from Dexter Construction will begin paving work on two of the communities main roadways today, Oct. 26. In a release sent late on Oct. 25, Halifax Water advised motorists that work will...

#NewspapersMatter contest winner unveiled

FALL RIVER: The Laker, in conjunction with other Advocate Media-owned community newspapers and those across Canada, held a contest during National Newspaper Week in October. The winner of the $200 Gift Certificate from Withrow’s in...

Creating life-lasting memories: Emily Alford competes at world darts championship

BEAVER BANK: A young Beaver Bank girl returned home from the WINMAU world masters dart championships in England last month with lasting friendships with some of the world of darts top players. Emily Alford also...

Food truck Fiesta hits the spot

FALL RIVER: From all accounts, the inaugural Food Truck Fiesta at the LWF Hall in Fall River on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 14 was a resounding success—both with those who came out and organizers of...

Teen suffers injuries from Windsor Junction crash

WINDSOR JUNCTION: An 18-year-old Fall River area man suffered minor injuries following an early morning crash in Windsor Junction on Oct. 9. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said the single-vehicle collision occurred at 7:36 a.m. on Winley...

Tractor trailer flip causes traffic logjam

MILLER LAKE: Traffic was rerouted this morning, Oct. 1, after a tractor trailer flipped inbound on Highway 118, near Fall River. The collision closed the road at the 118/102 highway split, meaning inbound traffic had...
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