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COLUMN: O’Leary – the little town that could

Last week, I took a mini-vacation to PEI. There was a reason why I would go to the Island after summer has ended and just a few days into the fall season. It was...

Educating through entrepreneurship

WAVERLEY: Three young girls are getting a savoury taste of what owning and operating their own business is like. Sophie Wells of Waverley; Lauren Fulton of Waverley; and Taylor Montgomery of Windsor Junction, all students...

Selling jam for Dakota

WELLINGTON: The generosity of local businesses is helping a Wellington woman in her fundraising efforts for her service dog. Anna-Marie Carr is making homemade jams and placing them on the counter inside the Wellington Bakery...

GIRLS SOCCER: Vipers take two from Bulldogs

BEAVER BANK: The Georges P. Vanier Vipers boys and girls soccer team faced District 1 rival Harold T. Barrett Bulldogs in junior high soccer action on Sept. 27 at the Beaver Bank school. PHOTOS: the...

Resident pushing for roundabout improvements

WAVERLEY: A resident would like to see improvements made to the Fall River Roundabout that would allow equal traffic flow from the Waverley side as it does from Fall River and Highway 102. Kevin Hayes...

MP Samson confident gov’t hearing tax changes concerns

OTTAWA, Ont.: MP Darrell Samson feels confident the proposed tax changes for small businesses that are out in the public domain won’t be the final draft that MP’s will vote on. The Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook representative said...

Locals earn Joey Awards nominations

FALL RIVER: Three actors from the Fall River area have earned nominations for their roles on TV and in a film. Max Humphreys of Miller Lake West; Lewis Coverdale of Fall River, a 2016 Lockview...

Gravel helps Atlantic to T12 title

TORONTO, ONT.: Two area baseball players keyed Team Atlantic’s surprising championship win in the Toronto Blue Jays T12 tournament, held Sept. 14-17. Jaden Griffin of the Beaver Bank area and Nick Gravel from Windsor Junction...
Laker-editorial

Rollercoasters aren’t always fun

I’ve never been a fan of rollercoasters—and I can see why after recent ups and downs as I deal with depression. Just like the real rollercoaster, the ones I have had happen lately have you...

B & E’s, assaults keep RCMP busy

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Halifax District RCMP were kept busy the recently with break-and-enters and assault reports from the Lower Sackville and Windsor Junction area. According to HRM Crimemapping, police had three break-and-enter reports; three assaults; and...