Monday, February 18, 2019

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Assaults keep police busy

FALL RIVER: Police are investigating four alleged assaults and three thefts from vehicle complaints between Dec. 11 and Dec. 18 in the Fall River, Goffs, and Waverley areas. On Dec. 11, police received a report...

Life-changing Islet transplant gives Fall River woman new life

FALL RIVER: Diann Pick-Robertson has a new lease on life, thanks to some new “cell mates.” Pick-Robertson arrived home at Halifax Stanfield Airport from Edmonton, Alta. late on Dec. 12, greeted by friend Nigel Thorpe,...

WMES lights up Christmas tree

WAVERLEY: With Christmas sounds of the season being sung and played, there was great excitement among the many children at the tree lighting at Waverley Memorial School on Dec. 14. The crowd was entertained by...

Coxhead named Remparts scholastic player

QUEBEC CITY, QC: A Fall River hockey player in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has garnered monthly honours for his team for the month of November. Andrew Coxhead, who dons the no. 20 jersey...
Laker-EVENTS

Young Fall River dancer vying for music video spot

FALL RIVER: A Fall River dancer is one of four finalists for BACKSTAGE: Studio Pass, a web series coming to Family Channel’s YouTube channel. Brooklyn Law, who now lives in Bedford and attends Summit Academy,...

“Overwhelming” turnout for Lions Xmas Express food packing night

WINDSOR JUNCTION: When the call goes out for volunteers at Christmas time, the community of Fall River and area knows how to step up. That was evident as you walked inside the Windsor Junction Community...

Lower Sackville, Mount Uniacke attempted robberies related: RCMP

LOWER SACKVILLE: Police believe two recent attempted robberies in Lower Sackville and Mount Uniacke are connected. In a release on Dec. 14, Halifax District RCMP said just before 3 a.m that day a man entered...

Small kids. Big hearts

FALL RIVER: They might be small, but children at Mrs. Robinson’s Children Centre Too in Fall River certainly know the spirit behind Christmas. The children have collected toys and other items from the community that...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Fall River has lowest child poverty rate in N.S.

FALL RIVER: The community of Fall River has the lowest child poverty rate across Nova Scotia, says a report from a Halifax think tank. The Nova Scotia office for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative...

The Legacy Letters “like ripping a band-aid off an old wound,” says Landry

FALL RIVER: Sitting inside Good Day Cafe that is situated next to Lake Thomas in Fall River, Janice Landry speaks eloquently about the motivation behind her latest book, The Legacy Letters. Inside the book by...
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