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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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“Don’t keep community hanging”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The local councillor is voicing his displeasure at Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) for continuing to not take action on the Fall River quarry application from Scotian Materials. Steve Streatch was speaking on...

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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Road work underway in Fall River, Wellington

WELLINGTON: Councillor Barry Dalrymple said the road work that has been taking place in the area the past few weeks isn’t because there’s a municipal election coming, it’s simply because it was budgeted for...

Streatch ready to be District 1’s voice at City Hall

FALL RIVER: Steve Streatch knows he has a lot of work ahead of him. Just moments after his Oct. 15 HRM municipal election win was confirmed, the Elderbank resident acknowledged he has been given the...
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Brazen break-and-enter in Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A brazen break-and-enter in Beaver Bank while a woman and grandson slept has Halifax District RCMP investigating and on the hunt for the people responsible. Overnight between July 9–10, thieves broke into a...
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Beach access project gaining traction

FALL RIVER: Getting waterfront access for residents of Fall River is a project the local councillor has top of his agenda for this coming summer. Councillor Steve Streatch said the waterfront access will be gained...

Streatch setting record straight on rumours

FALL RIVER: He’s only been in the position for just over a month, but already Steve Streatch is feeling like all eyes are on him. That’s because rumours in the Fall River community have had...

Federal government support for Indigenous people “long overdue”

OTTAWA, ONT.: Support for Indigenous people by the federal government was “long overdue”, the Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP said. Darrell Samson was speaking about the investments in the federal Liberal party’s second budget, announced March 22...

RCMP investigating armed robbery in Lower Sackville

LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station in Lower Sackville on Thursday night. In a press release Oct. 28, Halifax District RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said the...