Monday, October 23, 2017

Community

WEB ONLY: Keloose 2017 a success, say organizers

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Organizers say not even Mother Nature could dampen the excitement and success of the 40th anniversary of Keloose.Nick Yeomans, chairman of the committee behind the weekend full of activities at the Windsor...

LWFRA presents grants program cheques

FALL RIVER: The LWF Ratepayers Association presented three cheques from their grants program to recipients recently.Among those receiving cheques were Keloose; the Windsor Junction Community Centre; and Dragons Football, who received $10,000 towards their...

“It’s fun to blow things up.”

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Ever wonder how a fireworks show is put together and who does it?The Laker’s Pat Healey was invited behind the taped off area where explosives were as the crew—all from the Fall...
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Keloose events moved to Sunday

WINDSOR JUNCTION:  With soggy weather forecasted for Aug. 19, the Keloose Committee has made the decision to postpone Family Fun Day activities scheduled for Saturday.Instead, chairman Nick Yeomans says, activities scheduled for Saturday for...

Environment Minister Rankin, MLA Horne join SWEPS for cleanup

FALL RIVER: The Shubenacadie Watershed Environmental Protection Society (SWEPS) held a clean up on July 31 of one of the brook's they recently restored.Joining them was the clean team from Clean Nova Scotia; Amy...

WFG supports Dragons football new field

FALL RIVER: A ball hockey tournament organized by Stephan MacLellan and sponsored by World Financial Group (WFG), his employer, raised $1,900 towards the new field for Dragons Football on High Road in Fall River.WFG...

Legion recognizes members at awards night

By Kim Stoodley, Special to The LakerWAVERLEY: On Friday evening, July 28, the Waverley Legion on Rocky Lake Drive held its service membership awards night. Close to 60 people attended the evening’s festivities.The event...

Theft of vehicles, break-and-enters keep police on toes

DUTCH SETTLEMENT: Halifax District RCMP were kept busy during the past couple weeks with crimes in the Antrim, Dutch Settlement, Windsor Junction and Beaver Bank areas.According to RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partner in Policing’s Crimemapping...

Water project “not in jeopardy”: Streatch

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project should be underway later this summer, although the price tag for residents along Fall River Road has increased by almost half. It will also be done in...

“I just wanted to think of it as I was graduating.”

BEAVER BANK: Victoria MacDonald might be 16-years-old, but she can already call herself a high school graduate.The Beaver Bank resident graduated from Ecolle Secondaire du Sommet this past June. She did the feat two...
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