Sunday, October 20, 2019



#Election2019 Candidate profile: Get to know NDP’s Matt Stickland

Stickland vying for MP Darrell Samson's seat in Oct. federal election Name:Matt Stickland Community: Live in Lawrencetown, running in Sackville Preston Chezzetcook

Lower speed limit extended to Holland Road

FLETCHERS LAKE: Motorists along Highway 2 in Fall River and Fletchers Lake will have to ease off the gas for just a bit longer. Recently, the speed limit of...

BBKCC announces Chase the Ace changes

BEAVER BANK: There’s some new twists as Chase the Ace at the Beaver Bank-Kinsac Community Centre (BBKCC) hits the fall season. Recently, the BBKCC announced that tickets for Chase...

Streatch, Blackburn echo concerns of CFL stadium on HRM taxpayers

BEAVER BANK: Two local councillors have no will to see a CFL stadium built in Shannon Park if it means HRM writing a cheque and taxpayers being what they see as unduly...

Police snag four impaired drivers in five hour span

HAMMONDS PLAINS: During an almost five hour stretch between Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, Halifax District RCMP nabbed four impaired drivers as a result of concerned callers who called 911 to let...

Regional centre, RCMP explain protocol when it comes to threats at schools

After rumour left parents worried, The Laker asked HRCE and police about process FALL RIVER: The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and Halifax District RCMP take...

Motorcyclist sustains minor injuries in Fall River collision

FALL RIVER: A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with what was believed to be non-life-threatening injuries after a two vehicle collision on Hwy 2 by Coach Ave. mid-afternoon on Sept. 22.

RCMP Stetsons and Spurs looking for youth in area

BEAVER BANK: Are you a youth from Lower Sackville, Fall River, Tantallon, Bedford or the surrounding area? Interested in learning about policing while making a difference in your community?

Recognizing retiring volunteer firefighter

FALL RIVER: A retirement celebration was recently held for Station 45 volunteer firefighter Norm Lavoie at the department in Fall River. Lavoie was retiring after 33...

Fall River woman wins $100k TAG draw

FALL RIVER: A Fall River woman says she will keep playing Salsa Bingo and TAG even after having her numbers ring up as winners in the Aug. 29 TAG draw.