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Johns grabs PC nomination in Sackville-Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: The former Councillor for District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank has won the PC Party nomination for Sackville-Beaver Bank for the upcoming provincial election. At a nomination meeting on March 9, Brad Johns defeated...

UPDATED: Wellington Connector gets green light

WELLINGTON: Commuting in the Wellington and Fall River area is about to get a little easier. At a quickly-arranged funding announcement on March 2, Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP Darrell Samson, along with Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Liberal...

Downtown Halifax Wi-Fi debate contentious among councillors

FALL RIVER: Getting Wi-Fi in Downtown Halifax created a lot of uncertainty and discussion in council chambers, and both local councillors were unsure what the outcome would be. Steve Streatch, the councillor representing Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit...

Horne at ease with Bill 75 vote decision

FALL RIVER: Bill Horne is at ease with his decision to vote yes to Bill 75, despite friendships he has with several teachers and loud pleas from some in the community he represents to...
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VIDEO: MLA Bill Horne on why he voted for Bill 75

Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Liberal MLA Bill Horne explained to The Laker during an interview on Feb. 28 at his office in Fall River on why he voted in favour of Bill 75. The bill...
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Positive reviews on snow clearing, say councillors

BEAVER BANK: The two councillors say they’re hearing a lot of positive feedback from residents with regards to snow-clearing in their respective communities. Councillor Lisa Blackburn said they just got the stats from HRM for...

Learning life lessons by giving back

FALL RIVER: On a mild February night, more than 20 people—16 of them youth—gathered to make a difference in the lives of some of those less fortunate served by Beacon House in Lower Sackville. The...

Local Lions honoured for years of “We Serve”

FALL RIVER: Three members of the Fall River and Area Lions Club were recognized for their 100 years of service to their community. At the club’s monthly supper meeting on Feb. 22 at the LWF...

WJCC approaching 70th anniversary

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Hundreds of local youth had their first job at the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC). Thousands of locals have learned to swim in Third Lake or enjoyed a day of summer fun...
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Margeson seeking PC nod in Sackville-Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A long-time community volunteer and businessman is throwing his name into the ring seeking the Progressive Conservative nomination for Sackville-Beaver Bank. Tom Margeson, the vice president of Lassonde Food Group, says he was...