Saturday, August 19, 2017

Community

LHS Grads 2017 celebrated

FALL RIVER: Tears and smiles flowed through the Halifax Forum as more than 250 graduates from Lockview High crossed the stage on June 28. The Fall River-based school saw 278 students graduate, and the night...

Blackburn, Streatch differ on bus donation to Bridgewater

BEAVER BANK: The two councillors for the area—Lisa Blackburn and Steve Streatch—both take opposite sides on HRM’s recent discussion about donating three buses, two of them to the Town of Bridgewater. While Blackburn—the representative for...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Plan ahead: Road work to cause traffic tieups Tues, Wed. in Fall River

FALL RIVER: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Tuesday and Wednesday on Highway 2 (Fall River) from Fall River Road to Coach Avenue. HRM spokesman Brendan...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Road work next week between Danny Drive-Windgate Drive.

BEAVER BANK: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that road construction will continue next week on Beaver Bank Road between Danny and Windgate drives. Crews will be on site beginning Tuesday and...

From the Firehouse – May 2017 calls

FALL RIVER: Firefighters in Zone 4 responded to 67 calls for service during the month of May, with Station 45 (Fall River) leading the way with 22 calls. Station 41 in Waverley responded to 11...

Request for water project extension submitted

FALL RIVER: The request for an extension on the Fall River water project has been submitted to the federal government, says councillor Steve Streatch. In the monthly sit-down interview with The Laker on June 19,...

Smiles galore at Fall River Fun Day

FALL RIVER: Smiles and laughter emanated from the green space at the Fall River Plaza on a bright, sunny Sunday afternoon. The laughter and smiles were from the many children, who along with their parents,...

Coding their way to second

WAVERLEY: Kaitlyn Langille and Isabelle McKenna might be in Grade 5, but they showed they are very tech savvy. In the recently held Scratch contest, the two Waverley Memorial Elementary Students came home second from...

Murray thankful for Haiti support

FALL RIVER: Anne Murray has a lot of people to thank for allowing her to share her skills with those in Haiti. Murray’s third trip wrapped up recently, so she wanted to give them an...