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On target at Harold T. Barrett

BEAVER BANK: Thanks to the night custodian at Harold T. Barrett Junior High School in Beaver Bank, students can now try their hand at a seldom known sport—darts. The school knew that Emily Alford would...
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Windsor Jct. rail work rescheduled to Oct. 23

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents are being advised that Windsor Junction Road will be closed for 12 hours this Sunday Oct. 23. In a press release issued on Oct. 21, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is providing a...

Easter Egg Hunt attracts hundreds

WAVERLEY: Hundreds of youth kicked off their Easter long weekend by coming out to the annual Easter Egg Hunt put on by The Vegetorium at McDonald Sports Park in Waverley on April 15. The kids...

Hwy 2 businesses will benefit from city water: FRABA president

FALL RIVER: The president of the Fall River and Area Business Association (FRABA) believes bringing city water along Highway 2 will only benefit businesses, several who are members, on that stretch. Faye Coady was responding...

From the Firehouse

WAVERLEY: Beginning with this month’s issue of The Laker (and on our website), we will be providing a column of monthly fire calls that Zone 4 HRM volunteer fire departments in Beaver Bank (Station...

Election 17: Students excited to see their vote results

FLETCHERS LAKE: StudentVote helps learning the process behind voting and why it’s important. Students at Holland Road Elementary School are learning the democratic process. The students spoke about getting the opportunity to participate and what...

An unforgettable night

LOWER SACKVILLE: It was an night that Lockview Dragons boy’s hockey head coach Tom Myketyn—or his players—won’t soon forget. The Dragons, with permission from the NSSAF and the school, donned their traditional Lockview hockey colours...
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Scotian Materials withdraws quarry permit rejection appeal

FALL RIVER: Scotian Materials has withdrawn their judicial review of a 2015 decision that saw the industrial permit for their proposed quarry, next to the Aerotech Business Park. The appeal of the decision by then...

Writing about Colonial Halifax’s social history

FALL RIVER: When Alex D. Boutilier was asked why he wanted to write a book on the social history of colonial Halifax, he said it’s simply his contribution to the humanities. Boutilier, an author who...

Kassidy Mattera nabs YEA award

Fall River actress Kassidy Mattera was selected as the Young Entertainer Award (YEA) winner in the Best Recurring Actress category for her role as Lucy on CBC TV’s hit show ‘Mr D.’ Mattera is shown...