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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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Heads up: Road construction in Waverley Nov. 17-18

WAVERLEY: Road work will slow down the commute for motorists along Waverley Road between Lake Charles and Spider Lake Roads, HRM says in a press release. The road construction will take place Thursday Nov. 17...

Fall River Basketball holds Alumni Game

The Fall River basketball association’s annual alumni game attracted a lot of former and current players on the boys team to the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre in Fall River. For more photos from the...

Questions, concerns on seniors project mount ahead of meeting

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is already fielding lots of questions by phone and email from residents who are cool to the idea of the proposed seniors housing development on the Carr Farm Property...

Teachers, parents keeping pressure on

FALL RIVER: Parents and teachers at Fall River area schools aren’t about to let the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) labour strife with the provincial Liberal government fade from the news headlines. That’s why close...

NSMBHL Barons makeup includes locals

FALL RIVER: The Sportsbridge Major Bantam Bedford Barons have several players from the Fall River/Waverley area on their roster. On Dec. 2, reporter Pat Healey covered their game against the Rangers in Lantz. It was...

UPDATED: Police investigating tips on indecent acts

FALL RIVER: Halifax District RCMP are continuing to followup on leads related to their investigation into two indecent acts in the Wellington and Fall River areas in late September. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said police have...

More than just a “picture book”

FALL RIVER: What started out to be a story book on the stories behind the many lighthouses in Nova Scotia quickly turned into a picture book on them. And author Allan Billard is just...
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Youth give back to Beacon House

FALL RIVER: Youth in Fall River took time to give back on Wednesday night, Feb. 22. They are in the catechism class at St. Rose of Lima Church in Fall River. The class raised $640...

UPDATE: Missing teen found safe: RCMP

 UPDATE:December 29, 2016, Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia … Fourteen-year-old Jayden Doucette, who was reported missing earlier today, has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and...