Sunday, October 13, 2019

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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...

Samson clarifies water project’s reach

FALL RIVER: Darrell Samson is clearing up some confusion in the community about the federal government’s support of bringing city water into Fall River. Some reports circulating indicated that the project consisted of bringing it...
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MP Samson willing to help Monarch-Rivendale residents

BEAVER BANK: The local MP is well aware of the lack of support the previous federal government provided to residents in the Monarch-Rivendale subdivision in Beaver Bank when they had water issues. The recent announcement...
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Dompierre tournament cancelled due to work-to-rule

FALL RIVER: Organizers with the annual Bill Dompierre Memorial basketball tournament have had to make the tough decision to axe this year’s event. The tournament, usually held at Lockview High and the Gordon R. Snow...

Kids Play gets boost from well-known singer

LOWER SACKVILLE: A well-known singer in Lower Sackville has been able to use his popularity to give back to a child and family from the community. Jon Cyr is known for his performance at a...

RCMP investigating home invasion in Fletchers Lake

FLETCHERS LAKE: RCMP are searching for two unknown men following a home invasion in the early morning hours of Jan. 6 in Fletchers Lake. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, spokesman with Halifax District RCMP, said late on...
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Scotian Materials withdraws quarry permit rejection appeal

FALL RIVER: Scotian Materials has withdrawn their judicial review of a 2015 decision that saw the industrial permit for their proposed quarry, next to the Aerotech Business Park. The appeal of the decision by then...

Team Clarke doesn’t skip a beat

FALL RIVER: There might have been a couple of changes to the Team Clarke women’s curling team, but the Chester-based squad has kept going without skipping a beat. The squad, comprised of Fourth (and Skip)...
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Missing people, crime, human remains discovery top web stories

FALL RIVER: September 2016 marked the launch of The Laker’s new online presence with a refreshed, updated and more user friendly web presence. Since that launch, we have used it to post more news, sports,...