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Local Lions honoured for years of “We Serve”

FALL RIVER: Three members of the Fall River and Area Lions Club were recognized for their 100 years of service to their community. At the club’s monthly supper meeting on Feb. 22 at the LWF...
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Criteria still not met for Majestic Avenue crosswalk

BEAVER BANK: As much as the councillor for Beaver Bank would like for a crosswalk to be installed near Majestic Avenue, data from HRM Traffic continues to show it does not meet the criteria...
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Local artists receive NSTT scholarships

FALL RIVER: Three artists from the Fall River, Windsor Junction, and Lakeview areas were among the 46 from across the province announced as Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) 2016 recipients. Katherine MacDonald of Windsor Junction...

Dragons football holding Chase the Ace

FALL RIVER: A dream that Ian Avery and the Fall River Dragons football association have had for several years is closer to becoming a reality, and now they’re on the goal line looking for...
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Guard rail work to cause delays in Waverley

WAVERLEY: Residents are being informed off traffic delays due to guard rail replacement work ongoing in Waverley until Thursday, Nov. 3. In a press release, HRM said guardrail work was to begin Nov. 1 along...
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Beach access project gaining traction

FALL RIVER: Getting waterfront access for residents of Fall River is a project the local councillor has top of his agenda for this coming summer. Councillor Steve Streatch said the waterfront access will be gained...

Warm welcome for the Baroud’s

HALIFAX STANFIELD: It was such a simple gesture, but it said everything that needed to be said. Surrounded by many after their arrival at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) on Feb. 15, little Leen Baroud...

UPDATED: Wellington Connector gets green light

WELLINGTON: Commuting in the Wellington and Fall River area is about to get a little easier. At a quickly-arranged funding announcement on March 2, Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP Darrell Samson, along with Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Liberal...

Haworth named Athlete of the Week

WAVERLEY: A volleyball player from Waverley has been selected as the G2 Athlete of the Week for Dalhousie University for the week ending Feb. 5. Tori Haworth, a medical science student at Dalhousie, helped the...

Horne undecided as teacher legislation debate set to begin

FALL RIVER: Bill Horne knows the biggest decision of his current political tenure as an MLA awaits him, but he remains unsure of what that decision will be. Speaking to The Laker before walking in...