Home Online First

Online First

New free digital newsletter coming from The Laker

FALL RIVER: Want to find out more about what’s going on in your community? The Laker’s digital newsletters will be generated from new content on our websites and will...

Road work set for Hwy 2 in Wellington on July 18

WELLINGTON: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place Thursday, July 18 on Highway 2 between Collins Drive and Sunnylea Road.

Community thanked for help in bringing Sandals the dog home

FALL RIVER: The look of relief on Ross and Teresa Smith’s face says all that needs to be said about the return of their beloved 10-month-old pet dog Sandals.

Fire crews assist in Oakfield Park water rescue

OAKFIELD: Fire crews responded Tuesday night July 16 to a report of a person in the water on Grand Lake, near Oakfield Park. Along with firefighters from Station...

Collision claims life of motorcyclist

LOWER SACKVILLE: A motorcyclist is dead following a single-vehicle crash along Cobequid Road in Lower Sackville shortly before 6 p.,m. on July 16. Halifax District RCMP say they along...

Powell representing N.S. at Canada Cup U-16 volleyball

FALL RIVER: The volleyball bloodlines that run through the Fall River and Waverley area has once again led a local player to representing her province at a national tournament—this time on home...

Couple question if Dairy Queen right fit for community

FALL RIVER: A Fall River couple is disappointed to hear that another fast food outlet will be calling the community home. Dairy Queen is set to begin construction at...

VIDEO: Joyful Sounds cover band camp performance


Gaudry, Lewis, Archibald named to N.S. team for Legion track nats

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Abby Lewis, Abbi Gaudry, and Mya Archibald will all don the Bluenose colours as they represent the province at the Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships.

Locals help N.S. hoops team to silver at Eastlink Classic

FALL RIVER: Three Fall River girls helped lead their U-14 Basketbakll N.S. team to a silver medal at the East Link Classic, held July 5-7. Camryn Giddens of Fall...