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Criteria still not met for Majestic Avenue crosswalk

BEAVER BANK: As much as the councillor for Beaver Bank would like for a crosswalk to be installed near Majestic Avenue, data from HRM Traffic continues to show it does not meet the criteria...

UPDATED: Grand Lake man facing plethora of charges

GRAND LAKE: A 23-year-old man from Grand Lake faces a laundry list of charges following the execution of a search warrant at a residence by RCMP on Jan. 18. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, Halifax District RCMP...

Police investigating theft of ATV in Goffs

GOFFS: Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of a side-by-side ATV from Goffs Tuesday evening, Jan. 17. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, media spokesman with Halifax District RCMP, said shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, a motorist...

Police investigating attempted robbery in Lower Sackville

LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP are investigating an attempted robbery early this morning Jan. 17 in Lower Sackville. Shortly after 2 a.m. today, a male entered a restaurant on Sackville Dr. and attempted to steal...

McNaughton announces PC Party nomination intentions

FALL RIVER: A soon-to-be retired RCMP officer who calls Fall River home with his family is already eyeing a new career path. Dan McNaughton told The Laker on Jan. 10 that his intentions, upon retirement...

Samson clarifies water project’s reach

FALL RIVER: Darrell Samson is clearing up some confusion in the community about the federal government’s support of bringing city water into Fall River. Some reports circulating indicated that the project consisted of bringing it...
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MP Samson willing to help Monarch-Rivendale residents

BEAVER BANK: The local MP is well aware of the lack of support the previous federal government provided to residents in the Monarch-Rivendale subdivision in Beaver Bank when they had water issues. The recent announcement...

Police nab 71 impaired drivers in December

HRM: Seventy-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences during December 2016, new stats released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partners in Policing show. Of the 71 drivers, 49 were charged with impaired operation...

Liberal MP confident resolution in offing for teachers dispute

FALL RIVER: The local Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook believes the dispute between between the provincial government and Nova Scotia Teachers Union should be resolved sooner rather than later. During an interview with The Laker on...
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Man sentenced to 54 months in prison for fatal Beaver Bank crash

BEAVER BANK: A 22-year-old Beaver Bank man found out his sentence Jan. 10 for an Oct. 18, 2015 collision on Beaver Bank Road that killed two friends and left a third with serious injuries. Anthony...
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