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VIDEO: Santa’s message to kids in Fall River

FALL RIVER: The Laker caught up to Santa as he took a break from just arriving in Fall River just in time for the Fall River Lions Christmas Parade on Nov. 26. Here is his...

Restoring a part of history at Lock 4

FLETCHERS LAKE: A part of Nova Scotia’s history in Fletchers Lake has been restored by the Shubenacadie Canal Commission (SCC), with the assistance of the local councillor. During a tour of the area on Nov....

Christmas Express getting big support

FALL RIVER: Sobeys in Fall River is giving a big boost to the Lions Christmas Express (LCE) food drive. The store has chosen the food bank charity as its recipient of support from the local...

Councillor Streatch helping Waverley Legion with heating

WAVERLEY: The Waverley Legion is grateful for the support of the local councillor. Ken Mallet, president of the Legion, said the support from Steve Streatch towards the cost of installation of three heating pumps, which...

Grace McIntyre ready to make her mark

FALL RIVER: The 2019 Canada Winter Games are 14 months away, but already one Fall River athlete has her eyes squarely set on representing her province in Red Deer, Alta. Grace McIntyre was recently named...
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Wendy’s Neverland closing up

WAVERLEY: After 10 years in business, Wendy’s Neverland Preschool in Waverley is closing its doors, with its owner citing the difficulty new regulations and terms that the Department of Education have introduced. Wendy James said...

Beaver Bank Monarch runners place 10th

BEAVER BANK: Students from Beaver Bank Monarch School ran away with some hardware from the Youth Running Series, placing 10th out of 131 schools in the N.S. Health Authority School Participation challenge. Pictured (middle, from...
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Making a New Year’s Resolution- and keeping it!

FALL RIVER: It’s never too early to begin thinking of what your New Year’s Resolutions might be. Whether you want to stay fit by doing Yoga or zumba with Jessika Stryniak; need to fix those...

Bulldogs, Vipers battle in Jr. High girls volleyball action

FALL RIVER: It was a close game, but in the end the Georges P. Vanier Vipers pulled off the four-set victory beating Harold T. Barrett Junior High Bulldogs three sets to one. The Vipers got...

Thieves hit vehicles in Fletchers Lake, Wellington

FLETCHERS LAKE: A string of car thefts hit the Wellington/Fletchers Lake area between Nov. 17 and Nov. 21. The spree included seven theft from vehicles; two theft of vehicles; and an alleged assault. On Nov. 17,...