Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Community

Paving to begin on Lockview, Fall River Road Oct. 26

FALL RIVER: Crews from Dexter Construction will begin paving work on two of the communities main roadways today, Oct. 26. In a release sent late on Oct. 25, Halifax Water advised motorists that work will...

#NewspapersMatter contest winner unveiled

FALL RIVER: The Laker, in conjunction with other Advocate Media-owned community newspapers and those across Canada, held a contest during National Newspaper Week in October. The winner of the $200 Gift Certificate from Withrow’s in...

Creating life-lasting memories: Emily Alford competes at world darts championship

BEAVER BANK: A young Beaver Bank girl returned home from the WINMAU world masters dart championships in England last month with lasting friendships with some of the world of darts top players. Emily Alford also...

Food truck Fiesta hits the spot

FALL RIVER: From all accounts, the inaugural Food Truck Fiesta at the LWF Hall in Fall River on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 14 was a resounding success—both with those who came out and organizers of...
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Windgate Drive road construction to resume

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists road construction will take place tomorrow, Oct. 17 (weather permitting) on Windgate Drive between Windsor Junction Road and Cumberland Way. Crews will be on...

‘Significant damage’ to vehicles in Fall River crash

FALL RIVER: No one was injured in a two-vehicle collision that caused a traffic delay on Highway 2, near St. John’s United Church in Fall River on the afternoon of Oct. 9. Halifax District RCMP...

Teen suffers injuries from Windsor Junction crash

WINDSOR JUNCTION: An 18-year-old Fall River area man suffered minor injuries following an early morning crash in Windsor Junction on Oct. 9. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said the single-vehicle collision occurred at 7:36 a.m. on Winley...

Garden Club showcases Jamieson Park

FALL RIVER: Jamieson Park, the gem maintained by the volunteers with the Fall River Garden Club, was on full display for the community to see on Oct. 6. At the event, those attending had an...

Tractor trailer flip causes traffic logjam

MILLER LAKE: Traffic was rerouted this morning, Oct. 1, after a tractor trailer flipped inbound on Highway 118, near Fall River. The collision closed the road at the 118/102 highway split, meaning inbound traffic had...

MLA Horne takes part in PANS Take Your MLA To Work Day

FALL RIVER: Pharmacies across Nova Scotia welcomed their local MLA into their stores on Take Your MLA to Work Day, an annual event put on by the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia (PANS). In Fall...
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