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VIDEO: MLA Bill Horne on why he voted for Bill 75

Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Liberal MLA Bill Horne explained to The Laker during an interview on Feb. 28 at his office in Fall River on why he voted in favour of Bill 75. The bill...
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Positive reviews on snow clearing, say councillors

BEAVER BANK: The two councillors say they’re hearing a lot of positive feedback from residents with regards to snow-clearing in their respective communities. Councillor Lisa Blackburn said they just got the stats from HRM for...

Learning life lessons by giving back

FALL RIVER: On a mild February night, more than 20 people—16 of them youth—gathered to make a difference in the lives of some of those less fortunate served by Beacon House in Lower Sackville. The...

Local Lions honoured for years of “We Serve”

FALL RIVER: Three members of the Fall River and Area Lions Club were recognized for their 100 years of service to their community. At the club’s monthly supper meeting on Feb. 22 at the LWF...

WJCC approaching 70th anniversary

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Hundreds of local youth had their first job at the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC). Thousands of locals have learned to swim in Third Lake or enjoyed a day of summer fun...
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Margeson seeking PC nod in Sackville-Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A long-time community volunteer and businessman is throwing his name into the ring seeking the Progressive Conservative nomination for Sackville-Beaver Bank. Tom Margeson, the vice president of Lassonde Food Group, says he was...

PC Leader Baillie impressed with Fall River residents

FALL RIVER: The leader of the provincial Opposition Party is impressed with the number of residents who took the time to sign a petition asking Liberal MLA Bill Horne to vote no to his...

McNaughton to carry PC banner

FALL RIVER: It's official, Dan McNaughton will don the Progressive Conservative colours for the Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank riding in the forthcoming provincial election. The former RCMP officer was officially acclaimed as the party's nominee on...
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Frontage decision a “positive message” for rural HRM

FALL RIVER: The councillors for the area peg a decision by Halifax regional council on a property frontage bylaw as sending a positive message to the rural parts of the municipality as a whole. Lisa...
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Parents promise public won’t forget Liberals missteps on teachers

FALL RIVER: The battle between the N.S. Teachers Union (NSTU) and the provincial government in Nova Scotia has similar resemblances to that of what took place in B.C. in 2016, say two staunch teacher...
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