Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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Youth charged in knife attack back in court

FALL RIVER: A youth charged with a knife assault near Lockview High School in Fall River last month will be back in youth court on Dec. 6 in Halifax. The 15-year-old, who cannot be identified...

Water project hits completion date

FALL RIVER: The end has arrived for the $12 million Fall River water project. In tweets on the morning of Nov. 30, Councillor Steve Streatch gave a brief update on the project as completion day...

LHS students take their love of music to NSYWE

FALL RIVER: Seven Lockview High band students are thrilled to be doing something they love alongside peers from Cape Breton to Yarmouth as members of the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble (NSYWE). Maddi Tufts of...
Laker-editorial

MP’s News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Greetings friends! It seems like just a couple of weeks ago that we were visiting the beaches across the riding in scorching temperatures. Yet, December is here, and we’ve already had our first snowfall of...
Laker-editorial

Bill’s Blog – December 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I wish you and your family a holiday season that is filled with happiness and cheer. It is an honour and pleasure to meet and work with many...
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UPDATED: Blown transformers, propane leak keep firefighters busy

FALL RIVER: Firefighters in Fall River and Wellington were kept busy with four calls all within about an hour of each other. Station 45 Fall River, along with other mutual aid units from Station 42...
Laker-editorial

EDITORIAL: Decisions not made easily

There has been a lot of negative comments left on Social Media following the decision to postpone the Christmas on the Canal Parade of Lights and FRABA Tree Lighting. The decision to do so was...

New measures aimed at kids safety in place for Christmas Parade

FALL RIVER: The postponement of the inaugural Christmas on the Canal Parade of Lights has allowed organizers to evaluate their safety procedures following the tragic death of a four-year-old in Yarmouth on Nov. 24. In...
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