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Youth charged in stabbing headed to trial March 27

FALL RIVER: The 15-year-old charged in the alleged stabbing of another 15-year-old near Lockview High late in 2018 is set to return to court on Feb. 19 for a pre-trial conference. On Nov. 19, the...

Carr Farm public hearing details released

FALL RIVER: The public hearing date for a contentious proposed development in Fall River has been officially set. In an interview with The Laker on Feb. 11 at his Fall River office at the Gordon...

Copper wire theft suspects sought in Waverley

WAVERLEY: The theft of copper wire along with property damage at a N.S. Power substation in Waverley that occurred between Feb. 6 and Feb. 7 is under investigation by police. In a release on Feb....

Beaver Bank mobile home fire deemed suspicious by police

BEAVER BANK: A mobile home fire in Beaver Bank has been deemed suspicious by Halifax District RCMP and fire investigators. The fire occurred at 406 Glen Rise Drive in the Woodbine Mobile Home Park in...

Local players attend Canada Soccer camp

FALL RIVER: Four young soccer players from Halifax, including the Fall River region, attended a week-long Regional EXCEL Program Identification camp put on by Canada Soccer. The camp, which took place Feb. 3-8 in Laval,...

MacKenzie hoping to continue ideas as NSPC Youth president

FALL RIVER: Daniel MacKenzie said there’s one reason he wants to continue on as the president of the youth wing of the N.S. PC Party. “The job isn’t done,” said MacKenzie, a born and raised...
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Water system maintenance in Windsor Jct. on Feb. 6

WINDSOR JUNCTION: In a release on Feb. 5, Halifax Water says that G & R Kelly Enterprises will be undertaking scheduled water system maintenance on Feb. 6. The work will occur near 961 Cobequid Road...
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ALJ principal one of Canada’s Most Outstanding Principals

FALL RIVER: The principal at Ash Lee Jefferson School in Fall River is one of two Halifax Regional Centre for Education principals listed among The Learning Partnerships top 30 educators across Canada. Lynn Mills worked...

Beaver Bank mobile home seriously damaged

BEAVER BANK: Fire investigators continue to investigate a fire at a mobile home in the Woodbine Mobile Home Park in Beaver Bank on the afternoon of Jan. 29. About 20 firefighters from Station 48 (Beaver...

Thieves get away with copper wire in Lower and Middle Sackville

LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP is investigating three recent thefts of copper wire from Nova Scotia Power sub-stations in Lower Sackville and Middle Sackville. The thefts occurred between December 26 and January 28, and each...
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