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UPDATED: Fire investigators label Beaver Bank house fire as undetermined

Home "too structurally damaged" for investigators to search for evidence of its cause BEAVER BANK: A vacant house that caught fire on Beaver Bank Road, and closed...

Beaver Bank buzzin’ about bees

BEAVER BANK: There’s some buzzing going on throughout the Beaver Bank community over it’s newest residents. In a partnership between the volunteers at the Beaver Bank Country Gardens, located...

Meeting to discuss Oakfield Park bridge replacement plans

OAKFIELD: The community is being encouraged to come out and hear details on plans for the replacement of the Oakfield Park Road bridge. In a notice to residents, it...

Two Wellington men, Beaver Bank man arrested after police seize cocaine

WELLINGTON: Three men, two from Wellington and one from Beaver Bank, have been arrested following the seizure of cocaine and firearms at six properties. In a release, Halifax District...

Scheer’s visit to Bedford brings boost, momentum says Copley

Conservative leader says Oct. 3 stop chosen because of geography to other ridings BEDFORD: Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s visit to the Halifax-area will provide a boost and...

Streatch, Blackburn echo concerns of CFL stadium on HRM taxpayers

BEAVER BANK: Two local councillors have no will to see a CFL stadium built in Shannon Park if it means HRM writing a cheque and taxpayers being what they see as unduly...

Local students to be engaged in Student Vote for federal election

FALL RIVER: Students in the Fall River-Waverley area will be among those engaged during the federal election as part of Student Vote, a program run by CIVIX. Student Vote...

Regional centre, RCMP explain protocol when it comes to threats at schools

After rumour left parents worried, The Laker asked HRCE and police about process FALL RIVER: The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and Halifax District RCMP take...

Speed bumps coming for some Fall River area streets

WINDSOR JUNCTION: HRM is cracking down on speeding on several area residential streets in a pair of highly populated subdivisions as part of traffic calming measures aimed at making them safer for...

Motorcyclist sustains minor injuries in Fall River collision

FALL RIVER: A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with what was believed to be non-life-threatening injuries after a two vehicle collision on Hwy 2 by Coach Ave. mid-afternoon on Sept. 22.