Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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HRSB board rep sad about dismissal

FALL RIVER: The local Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB) representative feels sad that she and her colleagues are being dismissed by the provincial government. Bridget Ann Boutilier was responding to one of the recommendations in...
Laker-EVENTS

Hannigan scores Grammy Award

WAVERLEY: A musician from Waverley, who now calls Hamburg, Germany home scored a big—and surprising—win at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 28. Barb Hannigan, born and raised in the community near Fall River, took home...

Haworth named Dal female athlete of the week

WAVERLEY: Tori Haworth from Waverley has been named the Dalhousie University Muscle Milk Female Athlete of the Week for the weekending Jan. 28. Haworth, a third-year middle blocker and Lockview High alumnus, led the Tigers...

MPS News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, January was a busy but exciting month for our riding. It was the first time in our history that a sitting Prime Minister has visited Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook. Not only was I proud to host...
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Parent thinks more at play than just a bus stop cancellation

FLETCHERS LAKE: A parent of a student at Holland Road School has had their afternoon bus stop cancelled, meaning their child will have to walk home. Amanda Castle says when she spoke with STOCK Bus...
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Bike lane coming for Fall River

FALL RIVER: A 1.5 kilometre bike lane will be created along Fall River Road and down to Lockview Road as part of the Fall River water project. The bike lane, which came to HRM Regional...

Crosswalk frustration growing for Streatch

FALL RIVER: The local councillor is growing increasingly frustrated with delays from HRM staff and their review to see if a crosswalk at Fletcher Drive and Highway 2 in Fall River meets the criteria...
Laker-COMMUNITY

HRM, businesses collaborate to reduce red tape

HRM: A plan of action on regulatory reform was presented Jan. 18 to HRM’s Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee. The plan was presented by Jordi Morgan, chair of Halifax’s Joint Project Advisory Panel...

Dictionaries donated to BBKES

BEAVER BANK: The Sackville and Area Rotary Club recently donated dictionaries to Grade 3 students at Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary School. It took place at the school. Accepting the dictionaries were three Grade 3 students and...

Information meeting held to discuss YAT

FALL RIVER: A group of youth in the Fall River will get to learn leadership skills as well as what it’s like to volunteer in the community with a re-freshened youth group. The Fall River...