Monday, September 23, 2019

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Samson: Federal budget “a good one” for N.S.

OTTAWA, ONT.: Nova Scotia will reap the rewards of the federal budget, announced March 22 by Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Parliament Hill, the MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook said. In an interview with The Laker...
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Police investigating theft from vehicles, break-and-enters

FALL RIVER: An assault, theft from vehicles, and break-and-enters have kept RCMP in Halifax District busy during the past week, according to the Crimemapping website. RCMP received a report of a theft-from-vehicle on Pratt &...

Local players at Whitecaps FC Youth showcase

FALL RIVER: Several local soccer players represented Soccer Nova Scotia on their respective under 13 and under 14 girls and boys soccer teams at a week-long combine being hosted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The...

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...

Beaver Bank man facing charges after Dartmouth crash

BEAVER BANK: A 36-year-old Beaver Bank man faces impaired driving charges following a motor vehicle collision late on the night of March 23, near Dartmouth. The incident knocked out power for a couple of hours...
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Volunteer nomination deadline fast approaching

FALL RIVER: The deadline for the 2017 Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank Recognition awards and dinner is fast approaching. Community groups and organizations in the area have until March 31 to get their nominations in to the...

Mixed reaction to proposed age-friendly development

FALL RIVER: The developer of a proposed age-friendly development at the Carr Farm property in Fall River heard an earful from residents who live nearby that have enough concerns they’re hesitant about it. But there...

LWF Ratepayers audit progressing

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Steve Streatch wants the community to know the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) “will not be jeopardized” regardless of the outcome of an audit into the LWF Ratepayers Association (LWFRA). The District 1...

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...
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“Don’t keep community hanging”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The local councillor is voicing his displeasure at Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) for continuing to not take action on the Fall River quarry application from Scotian Materials. Steve Streatch was speaking on...