Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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UPDATED: Grand Lake man facing plethora of charges

GRAND LAKE: A 23-year-old man from Grand Lake faces a laundry list of charges following the execution of a search warrant at a residence by RCMP on Jan. 18. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, Halifax District RCMP...

Police investigating theft of ATV in Goffs

GOFFS: Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of a side-by-side ATV from Goffs Tuesday evening, Jan. 17. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, media spokesman with Halifax District RCMP, said shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, a motorist...

Police investigating attempted robbery in Lower Sackville

LOWER SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP are investigating an attempted robbery early this morning Jan. 17 in Lower Sackville. Shortly after 2 a.m. today, a male entered a restaurant on Sackville Dr. and attempted to steal...

McNaughton announces PC Party nomination intentions

FALL RIVER: A soon-to-be retired RCMP officer who calls Fall River home with his family is already eyeing a new career path. Dan McNaughton told The Laker on Jan. 10 that his intentions, upon retirement...

Samson clarifies water project’s reach

FALL RIVER: Darrell Samson is clearing up some confusion in the community about the federal government’s support of bringing city water into Fall River. Some reports circulating indicated that the project consisted of bringing it...
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MP Samson willing to help Monarch-Rivendale residents

BEAVER BANK: The local MP is well aware of the lack of support the previous federal government provided to residents in the Monarch-Rivendale subdivision in Beaver Bank when they had water issues. The recent announcement...

Police nab 71 impaired drivers in December

HRM: Seventy-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences during December 2016, new stats released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partners in Policing show. Of the 71 drivers, 49 were charged with impaired operation...

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...
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Dompierre tournament cancelled due to work-to-rule

FALL RIVER: Organizers with the annual Bill Dompierre Memorial basketball tournament have had to make the tough decision to axe this year’s event. The tournament, usually held at Lockview High and the Gordon R. Snow...

Liberal MP confident resolution in offing for teachers dispute

FALL RIVER: The local Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook believes the dispute between between the provincial government and Nova Scotia Teachers Union should be resolved sooner rather than later. During an interview with The Laker on...
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