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Signs of depression can vary, advocate says

FALL RIVER: The signs and symptoms of mental health issues come in many different shapes and sizes. No one knows that better than Jim Malone. Malone, a driven sales worker, saw all that come to...

Samson working to get Veterans help

FALL RIVER: The local MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook feels more supports need to be in place for Veterans dealing with mental health issues, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Darrell Samson said he is learning...
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WJCC important to community, Streatch says

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor says this communities volunteer-run community centre is an “important asset.” Steve Streatch was responding to chatter in the community that his vision for the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) included...

Getting hooked up with OffNet

FALL RIVER: Ever want to get online but there was no Wi-Fi or Internet service? Well that may no longer a problem for you thanks to a new app built and created by three...

Storm-ing the Mountain for a good cause

GRAND LAKE: Keeping active is why four women from the Grand Lake/Waverley/Enfield area have taken the plunge and joined forces to participate in Storm the Mountain, a fundraiser for the Ground Search and Rescue...
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Criteria still not met for Majestic Avenue crosswalk

BEAVER BANK: As much as the councillor for Beaver Bank would like for a crosswalk to be installed near Majestic Avenue, data from HRM Traffic continues to show it does not meet the criteria...

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...
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