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Goodwyn, Henman thrill fans in Waverley

WAVERLEY: Kevin O’Halloran uses five words to describe the Myles Goodwyn and Jim Henman concert at the Village Green in Waverley. PHOTOS: The concert thru the lens of reporter Pat Healey “It was a perfect evening,”...

UPDATED: Cause of Lockview Road house fire determined

FALL RIVER: The cause of the fire that engulfed a Lockview Road home in Fall River on July 17 has been determined as electrical. In their report posted on the Halifax.ca/fire investigations summary, fire investigators...

Collecting autographs pays off for Chase MacDonald

GRAND LAKE: Collecting the signatures of artists performing at the Kempt Shore Acoustic Maritime Music Festival has paid off for one young boy who thinks of others in need first, including those his own...

Legion recognizes members at awards night

By Kim Stoodley, Special to The Laker WAVERLEY: On Friday evening, July 28, the Waverley Legion on Rocky Lake Drive held its service membership awards night. Close to 60 people attended the evening’s festivities. The event...

Theft of vehicles, break-and-enters keep police on toes

DUTCH SETTLEMENT: Halifax District RCMP were kept busy during the past couple weeks with crimes in the Antrim, Dutch Settlement, Windsor Junction and Beaver Bank areas. According to RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partner in Policing’s Crimemapping...

Man charged with drug-impaired driving-twice in six week span

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 26-year-old man from Lower Sackville has been picked twice in a six week span for the same thing--drug-impaired driving. In a Halifax District RCMP press release, Const. Chad Morrison, RCMP Traffic Services,...

Alcohol a factor in Grand Lake crash, police say

GRAND LAKE: Halifax District RCMP say they believe  alcohol played a role in a two vehicle collision late on July 21 that sent one man to hospital with serious injuries. Cpl. Jadie Spence said shortly...

Water project “not in jeopardy”: Streatch

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project should be underway later this summer, although the price tag for residents along Fall River Road has increased by almost half. It will also be done in...

“I just wanted to think of it as I was graduating.”

BEAVER BANK: Victoria MacDonald might be 16-years-old, but she can already call herself a high school graduate. The Beaver Bank resident graduated from Ecolle Secondaire du Sommet this past June. She did the feat two...

Area rate remains in tact for 2017

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The LWF Area Rate will remain the same for the next year; however the grants program approval will be moved to Northwest Community Council. After much discussion around the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA)...