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Lions Xmas Express seeking food donations

FALL RIVER: Before the Lions Christmas Parade on Dec. 4, organizers with the Lions Christmas Express food drive were more than worried they would not be able to meet the demand this year. However, after...

Better solutions than a ‘ditch tax’, councillors say

FALL RIVER: The two HRM councillors for the Lakes area both feel council made a mistake when they implemented what is better known as the ditch tax some 10 years ago. Steve Streatch, the representative...

Lola Ladies’ Group wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

FALL RIVER: Lola Ladies’ group is extending a holiday greeting to everyone in the Fall River area. Started more than two years ago, the group began with one simple goal in mind: introduce ladies in...

Celebrating their accomplishments

SCOTIABANK CENTRE: For three Ash Lee Jefferson School students, WE Day Atlantic 2016 was much more than a celebration of their accomplishments from the past year—it was about learning how we’re all the same,...

Water project in Fall River green lighted

FALL RIVER: Extending the Halifax Water boundary to allow city water to flow down Fall River Road received unanimous support from HRM regional Council last month. Councillor Steve Streatch said he can remember when he...
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No cost-sharing for Monarch-Rivendale appears unfair

BEAVER BANK: While residents of Fall River have their water project funded federally and provincially, residents just up the road in Monarch-Rivendale in Beaver Bank look on after they had to fork out the...

Councillors Corner with Lisa Blackburn

Councillor send message of the season to residents LOWER SACKVILLE: The local councillor for the Beaver Bank area is wishing her constituents all the best, and encouraging them to help others in need this holiday...

Councillors Corner with Steve Streatch

No word from developer on contentious Ingram Drive development WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor says he as of yet doesn’t know much about a proposed development that has residents concerned and worried. Steve Streatch said he...
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Lockview students stand up for teachers

FALL RIVER: Jacqueline Brideau isn’t sure where she would be if it wasn’t for the leadership and guidance from her school teachers. That’s why the Lockview High School student joined approximately 150 other students at...

Horne undecided as teacher legislation debate set to begin

FALL RIVER: Bill Horne knows the biggest decision of his current political tenure as an MLA awaits him, but he remains unsure of what that decision will be. Speaking to The Laker before walking in...
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