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Police investigating theft from vehicles, break-and-enters

FALL RIVER: An assault, theft from vehicles, and break-and-enters have kept RCMP in Halifax District busy during the past week, according to the Crimemapping website. RCMP received a report of a theft-from-vehicle on Pratt &...

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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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...

From the Firehouse

WAVERLEY: Beginning with this month’s issue of The Laker (and on our website), we will be providing a column of monthly fire calls that Zone 4 HRM volunteer fire departments in Beaver Bank (Station...
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“Don’t keep community hanging”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The local councillor is voicing his displeasure at Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) for continuing to not take action on the Fall River quarry application from Scotian Materials. Steve Streatch was speaking on...

Shaving for a cause

FALL RIVER: Archer Michaud has always had a heart of gold, so when his Beaver Scout troop was assigned to do a project, he knew exactly what his would be. Michaud, a Grade 2 student...

Horne planning for future phases for water

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project is still a proposal, but Liberal MLA Bill Horne is already looking at beginning discussions with Liberal MP Darrell Samson for further phases. Horne, the Liberal MLA for...

Questions, concerns on seniors project mount ahead of meeting

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is already fielding lots of questions by phone and email from residents who are cool to the idea of the proposed seniors housing development on the Carr Farm Property...

Big thanks for years of support

WINDSOR JUNCTION: On March 11, Grace and Sam Cameron of Windsor Junction, on behalf of the children that attend and use the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC), and dad Jay presented a card of...

Streatch lukewarm to budget direction

FALL RIVER: The local councillor for Fall River doesn’t like the direction this year’s HRM budget discussions are heading. Steve Streatch, the representative for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley, said the vibe he is getting during discussions...