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Streatch looking at “closing gaps” with LWFRA

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is only looking at closing any “gaps” that currently exist with the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA), as an in-depth analysis of the situation is being done by HRM. Steve Streatch...

Motorcyclist dead after Waverley crash

WAVERLEY: A 42-year-old motorcyclist is dead following a collision between the motorcycle he was driving and a pickup truck shortly before 10 a.m. The man, from Hammonds Plains, died when his motorcycle collided with a...

Streatch feels HRM owning McDonald Sports Park best bet

WAVERLEY: The local councillor feels the best bet for long-term success of McDonald Sports Park is for HRM to take it over. Steve Streatch said the park is on provincially owned land, it is offering...

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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Taking shape

The first piece of concrete for the new Fall River Road bridge is lifted from the Good Day Kitchen Cafe side of the bridge by crews into place. The bridge reopened on August 24,...

Engaging the younger generation to vote

BEAVER BANK: They say first impressions go a long way. If that’s the case, the three council candidates in HRM District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville, Lucasville and Beaver Bank—Kevin Copley, incumbent Brad Johns, and Lisa Blackburn—were...

“No excuses”: Dalrymple angered over delayed reports

FALL RIVER: Barry Dalrymple is angry that two projects of importance to Fall River never came to regional council before his term ended. With HRM regional council not having the water extension boundary or proposed...

Election 17: Premier McNeil talks seniors housing, city water during Waverley visit

FALL RIVER: Premier Stephen McNeil and his Liberal government knows that seniors housing in the area is important and will work to see more of that becomes available in Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank, if elected...

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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LWFRA welcomes audit request

FALL RIVER: The treasurer for the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA) welcomes a request by the local councillor for an audit by HRM on where the surplus money they collect goes. Barry Dalrymple was responding to...