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VIDEO: Crowd amazed by airplane engine

As the airplane engine fired up, the crowd all gathered around behind the safety line to watch and were amazed as the engine fired up and spun. Most of the crowd had some form of...

Mental health in sports: Brogan’s plight

LOWER SACKVILLE: A mental illness and fear of failure led Brogan MacNeil to give up a sport she had come to excel at and love. Diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in late 2017, MacNeil...
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VIDEO: Fall River bridge reopens

FALL RIVER: Shortly after 2 p.m. today Aug. 10, crews from Dexter Construction removed the final barriers at the Fall River bridge reopening it almost three days ahead of schedule. The bridge was closed for...

Big dreams for Gaudry

FALL RIVER: Abbi Gaudry knew she wanted to do some type of sport as she entered junior high at Georges P. Vanier. And then she met Mr. Hanlon, the track and field and phys...
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Stop the Quarry group urging concerns to be filed

MILLER LAKE WEST: The group against the Fall River quarry wants a public hearing before the Environmental Assessment Board to relay their concerns as part of the expansion process for Scotian Materials. In a post...

Residents anger at water project unfair, says Streatch

FALL RIVER: Steve Streatch feels residents’ online comments — most of which are negative — directed at the water project are “unfair” to all those involved. The councillor was speaking to The Laker about residents...

Streatch provides water project update

FALL RIVER: The Fall River bridge is set to reopen on August 12, says Councillor Steve Streatch. Streatch said there was a slight chance it could reopen before that date, however, it was more likely...

UPDATED: Missing Lower Sackville woman found

LOWER SACKVILLE: The 35-year-old woman, who was reported missing August 8 from Lower Sackville, has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and shares and retweets on...
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UPDATED: Oakfield Beach reopens for swimming

OAKFIELD: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake, Oakfield and Government Wharf beaches have reopened for swimming. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised and four unsupervised municipal beaches...
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VIDEO: Water project work at bridge on schedule; will reopen Aug. 12

The Fall River bridge will be reopening August 12 as crews are on schedule and on budget for this part of the water project work, says the local councillor. Councillor Steve Streatch even said...
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