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Dragons battle Citadel at Icebreaker

The Lockview Dragons took on Citadel in their opener of four mini-games for the annual Icebreaker tournament, held at the Harbour West All-Weather Field. The Dragons fell 10-5 in the game, but led 5-0 early...

Our Top 10 web stories so far in 2017

FALL RIVER: From local crime stories to Bill 75, and the teachers protest against the government, there has been a lot of stories done that have drawn your attention on our website, TheLaker.ca. Here’s a...

Connect2 program launched

FALL RIVER: The Blue Hill Coach Trail in Fall River is a prime example of what support from the Connect2 program can do, so it was no surprise it served as the backdrop as...

Waverley youth faces charge after run from police

WAVERLEY: A run from the law was short-lived for a 17-year-old youth from Waverley late on the night of April 2. According to a release from Halifax Regional Police, an officer was doing speeding enforcement...

Alleged assaults keep RCMP busy

BEAVER BANK: Three reports of assaults were among what police in Halifax District RCMP have been kept busy investigating locally during the period from March 25 to April 1. According to the Halifax Regional Municipality’s...

Action plan not a “document that will sit on the shelf”

FALL RIVER: A comprehensive plan aimed at keeping older Nova Scotians healthy and engaged was officially launched to much fan fare on Thursday afternoon March 30. Premier Stephen McNeil, Health Minister Leo Glavine and Waverley-Fall...
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Fall River & Area Lions elect officers

FALL RIVER: The Fall River & Area Lions Club have elected their new club officers for the upcoming year. Kirk Stephen was re-elected as King Lion, while Lion Mike Hughes will be the 1st Vice...

Lions Club donates books to schools

WAVERLEY: The Fall River and  Area Lions Club did some literacy deliveries to three schools on March 30. Here, Lion Tim Holt dropped off some books to the Grade Primary students at Waverley Memorial School....

UPDATED: Proposed Ingram Drive development rejected

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The proposed mixed residential/commercial development for the end of Ingram Drive in Fall River Village has been nixed, as proposed. Councillor Steve Streatch confirmed the news in an interview late on the afternoon...

Federal government support for Indigenous people “long overdue”

OTTAWA, ONT.: Support for Indigenous people by the federal government was “long overdue”, the Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Liberal MP said. Darrell Samson was speaking about the investments in the federal Liberal party’s second budget, announced March 22...