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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...
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Road closures expected in Beaver Bank for Halifax water work

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being given a heads up to expect road closures and traffic detours near the 200 block of Danny Drive in Beaver Bank. A release from Halifax Water says there will be...

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...
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Road construction in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: Motorists are being given a heads up of road construction along Beaver Bank Road on Friday May 12. Crews from HRM will be working between Windgate Drive and Danny Drive between 9 a.m....

Election 17: Horne opens campaign HQ; tells volunteers “have fun.”

FALL RIVER: The message Liberal candidate and incumbent Bill Horne had for his campaign volunteers May 8 was one that sunk in for many in attendance. "Go have fun during the campaign," Horne said as...

Police charge 61 impaired drivers in HRM in April

HRM: Sixty-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences, according to statistics released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police (HRP) Partners in Policing. The stats indicate that of the 61 drivers charged, 45 were for...

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...

Election 17: Sanipass opens campaign HQ in Fall River

FALL RIVER: The official campaign headquarters for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank NDP candidate Trevor Sanipass was officially opened at noon time on May 6. The celebration of the office opening occurred before a crowd of about...

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...
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Traffic heads up for Beaver Bank motorists

BEAVER BANK: HRM is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Wednesday, May 17, on Beaver Bank Road between Windgate and Pinehaven Drives. Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. until...