Friday, October 19, 2018

Community

100 years young: large crowd celebrates Isabel Wyatt

FALL RIVER: It was easy to see the impact that Isabel Wyatt had on people from the turnout at her 100th birthday celebration at the LWF Hall in Fall River on Sept. 16. The response...

Piece of Girl Guides history

FALL RIVER: Lois Miller of Fall River gave a presentation to the LWF Historical Society. She brought in her Girl Guide uniform from the 1950s and spoke about it's and the patrol's history during a...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Traffic delays expected on Windsor Junction Road

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Road construction is set for Sept. 18 and Sept. 19 on Windsor Junction Road between Fall River Road and Cobequid Road. In a release late on the afternoon of Sept. 17, HRM spokeswoman...

Healthcare concerns voiced at rally

DARTMOUTH: Larry Farrell’s wife has been a nurse for 40 years taking care of people. Now when she needs to be taken care of most, the care she gave is not available for her. Farrell...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Two bus recruitment sessions being held locally

LOWER SACKVILLE: Two information sessions for bus operator recruitment by Halifax Transit will be held in the Lakes region. The two sessions are set for Sept. 12  at the Fairbanks Centre, 54 Locks Road in...

Beaver Bank shouldn’t be split, Commission told

LOWER SACKVILLE: Beaver Bank wasn’t the reason the Electoral Boundary Commission was at Acadia Hall in Lower Sackville to start their province-wide tour on election boundaries on Sept. 4, but it quickly became the...

RCMP charge 53 for impaired driving in August

HRM: In the month of August, Halifax District RCMP charged 53 drivers with impaired related offences. Of the 53 drivers, 28 were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol; two were charged...

Back-to-school cheat sheet for drivers from NS RCMP

FALL RIVER: Back-to-school is an exciting time for many children (and an even more exciting time for parents and guardians!), but as young scholars settle into their September routines, drivers should be extra careful...
Laker-COMMUNITY

CANNABIS: Overview of local rules as it comes to fruition

BEAVER BANK: As the federal legalization of cannabis looms closer, provinces across the country have been working to ensure proper rules are in place to protect citizens. Nova Scotia has passed its recreational cannabis legislation,...

Dragons football looking for players

FALL RIVER: Are you interested in playing football and in Grades 1 to 5, then Fall River Dragons Football Mites and Atom teams could use you. The two squads are short players and are looking...
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