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Dwyer nabs two more medals

FALL RIVER: A Fall River gymnast is returning from a Canadian championship with more hardware to his name. Kai Dwyer picked up bronze in the trampoline category and teamed with Declan McLean to grab silver...
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Margeson seeking PC nod in Sackville-Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A long-time community volunteer and businessman is throwing his name into the ring seeking the Progressive Conservative nomination for Sackville-Beaver Bank. Tom Margeson, the vice president of Lassonde Food Group, says he was...

Trick-or-treating for food

FALL RIVER: Like many her age, Sarah MacDonald-Miles went out trick-or-treating on Halloween night. However, the treats she was collecting were not the sugar-filled candy many would get as they went door-to-door. Instead, what the...

Canada Games Countdown: Syd Kennedy

Name: Syd Kennedy Age: 16 Sport: Soccer Community: Fletchers Lake Hobby: Watching sports, listening to music, and hanging out with my friends. What’s something people don’t know about you: I was water skiing when I was four-years-old

Assaults, vehicle thefts reported to police

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A pair of vehicle thefts, several alleged assaults, and a break-and-enter have kept police busy in the Windsor Junction/Lakeview/Lower Sackville area during the past few days. According to the Crimemapping website—a tool used...

LHS Brain Wars team nabs third place

FALL RIVER: Three students at Lockview High showed that sometimes having less players than needed isn’t a disadvantage. Grade 12 students at the Fall River school Nick Durling; Ben Renouf; and Nolan Bodnar recently brought...

Break and enter leaves owners upset for staff

BEAVER BANK: The owners of Beaver Bank Station are upset that their staff are going to be impacted after thieve(s) made off with the safe they had at the location. On their Facebook page, owners...
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OPINION: Slimy politics rears its head

It seems like the anti-Justin Trudeau crowd (namely federal Conservative supporters) are trying to make something out of nothing over allegations in a newspaper editorial from 18 years ago that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Request for water project extension submitted

FALL RIVER: The request for an extension on the Fall River water project has been submitted to the federal government, says councillor Steve Streatch. In the monthly sit-down interview with The Laker on June 19,...

Lifeflight unveils new helicopters

HALIFAX STANFIELD: Having two new medical Lifeflight helicopters now in operation is a relief to Nova Scotia’s Health and Wellness Minister and EHS Lifeflight. The much anticipated unveiling of the two new Sikorsky S-76 C...
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