Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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PM Trudeau fields questions head on

LOWER SACKVILLE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced the tough questions he was asked head on during a town hall meeting in Lower Sackville on Jan. 9. The Liberal leader was in town for the first-ever...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Help shape the upcoming HRM budget

HRM: Regional Council is now in the midst of having public discussions surrounding the upcoming annual operating and capital budgets. While those deliberations are underway, residents are encouraged to simultaneously highlight their priorities for the...

Dragons girls win, boys lose in high school hoops

FALL RIVER: It was a night of mixed results for the Lockview High School girls and boys basketball teams during the weekly Eastlink TV high school hoops broadcast. At the Fall River school, Lockview High...
Laker-COMMUNITY

MP Samson welcoming PM Trudeau to riding

LOWER SACKVILLE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will begin his national tour across the country in Lower Sackville on Jan. 9. MP Darrell Samson, the representative for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook (which covers the Fall River and Beaver Bank...

Rebels Night in support of LHS basketball teams

FALL RIVER: If you're a player in the Fall River Rebels basketball association, grab you're jersey and get down to Lockview High for two special games featuring the schools boys and girls squads. The Lockview...
Laker-editorial

OPINION: Child poverty needs to be addressed

It would seem that some don’t think child poverty is a problem in Fall River because it is a wealthy community. At least that’s the vibe I get from the coffee shops, talking to...

Lifeflight unveils new helicopters

HALIFAX STANFIELD: Having two new medical Lifeflight helicopters now in operation is a relief to Nova Scotia’s Health and Wellness Minister and EHS Lifeflight. The much anticipated unveiling of the two new Sikorsky S-76 C...

Two men arrested in slew of robberies

FALL RIVER: Two men have been arrested for a crime spree that spanned from Shubenacadie to Dartmouth and Sackville, before coming to an end in Fall River at the paws of an RCMP Police...

Dog-gone good

WAVERLEY: Walking inside Cheryl and Steve Sinnott’s home in the Spider Lake subdivision in Waverley, I’m eagerly greeted by Oliver and Charley, two Italian Greyhounds. Both are on leashes as a newcomer comes into...

Winning artwork

FLETCHERS LAKE: Lucy Sharpe of Fletchers Lake was presented with a framed picture of her artwork during the 2017 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards, held Dec. 8, at Citadel High School in Halifax. Each year,...
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