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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...

Successful weekend for local teams

FALL RIVER: Two Fall River girls helped lead their Metro West Force (Blue) team to the Hockey Nova Scotia Female Peewee AA provincial crown. Goalie Lucy Phillips turned away 31 of 33 shots and Leah...

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...