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Raising money for Shave for the Brave

FALL RIVER: It would appear getting a free hair cut is a great way to raise money for a great cause. That was evident on May 28 at The Men’s Den in Fall River when...
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Free wellness program at Snow Centre

FALL RIVER: A free wellness program is set to be offered in the area by the Bedford/Sackville Community Health Team. The program will take place this Friday, June 2, at the Gordon R. Snow Community...

Extension for water project possible, says Samson

FALL RIVER: An extension of up to a year to the initial March 31, 2018 deadline for the Fall River water project is possible, says the MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook. In an interview with The Laker...

Election 17: NS Green’s Trappenberg campaigns in Fall River

FALL RIVER: Rush-hour motorists and pedestrians along Fall River Road on Thursday afternoon May 25 were greeted by Thomas Trappenberg, Leader of the Green Party of Nova Scotia. Trappenberg was out meeting voters in the...

From the Firehouse – April calls

BEAVER BANK: There were 64 calls for services paged out to volunteer firefighters in the Fall River, Waverley, Wellington, Grand Lake, and Beaver Bank area during the month of April. That number was led by...

Election 17: Students excited to see their vote results

FLETCHERS LAKE: StudentVote helps learning the process behind voting and why it’s important. Students at Holland Road Elementary School are learning the democratic process. The students spoke about getting the opportunity to participate and what...

GPV students show their the best at essays

FALL RIVER: Three students from Georges P. Vanier Junior High have nabbed the top four spots in the 2017 Turning Points essay contest. Olivia Chute; Heidi Wadden; and Quentin Dawson-Nugent each placed first, second, and...

Math is no challenge for this young girl

FLETCHERS LAKE: Need a math question answered, just ask Maria Mihai she will likely know the answer without hesitation. Mihai, a Grade 4 student at Holland Road Elementary School in Fletchers Lake, has math and...

Streatch feels HRM owning McDonald Sports Park best bet

WAVERLEY: The local councillor feels the best bet for long-term success of McDonald Sports Park is for HRM to take it over. Steve Streatch said the park is on provincially owned land, it is offering...

NDP unveils Environmental Bill of Rights in Miller Lake West

MILLER LAKE WEST: With the location of the proposed Fall River Quarry in the background, NDP Leader Gary Burrill released the party’s plans to protect the environment should they form government on May 30. Burrill,...
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