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Youth starts petition for crosswalk

FLETCHERS LAKE: A Fall River youth is getting praise form the local councillor for his initiative in collecting signatures on a petition about installing a much sought after crosswalk. Jack Lerner has collected close to...

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...

Hopeful of fruitful change to education

FALL RIVER: Pam Doyle has a lot on her plate right now—but she’s anything but complaining. On top of being the registrar and Guidance Counsellor at Lockview High School, Doyle also sits on the Council...

New dental office to include family restaurant/pub

FALL RIVER: The new dentist building being constructed on Highway 2 across from RaceTrac Gas/Burgess Service Centre in Fall River will include a much rumoured family restaurant/pub. Dr. Barbara Scott said she and colleague Dr....
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Councillors keen on 50 m Aquatics pool

FALL RIVER: The two local councillors both are keen to the idea of having a 50 metre pool located in their districts, if HRM regional council decides to move forward with Councillor Tony Mancini’s...

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...

Alleged assaults keep RCMP busy

BEAVER BANK: Three reports of assaults were among what police in Halifax District RCMP have been kept busy investigating locally during the period from March 25 to April 1. According to the Halifax Regional Municipality’s...

Signs knocked down to be repaired

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor assures residents he has made staff aware of the damage done to community signs in the communities of Windsor Junction and Fall River during the winter snow clearing season. Steve...
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Volunteer nomination deadline fast approaching

FALL RIVER: The deadline for the 2017 Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Recognition awards and dinner is fast approaching. Community groups and organizations in the area have until March 31 to get their nominations in to the...

Local family opens Junk Works franchise

FALL RIVER: Andrew Willison never imagined at 19-years-old he would be the general manager of any business, let alone his own. But that’s exactly what the Fall River man is doing. Willison is the main...