Sunday, January 20, 2019

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Police nab 71 impaired drivers in December

HRM: Seventy-one drivers were charged with impaired driving-related offences during December 2016, new stats released by Halifax District RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Partners in Policing show. Of the 71 drivers, 49 were charged with impaired operation...

Fall River Basketball holds Alumni Game

The Fall River basketball association’s annual alumni game attracted a lot of former and current players on the boys team to the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre in Fall River. For more photos from the...
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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...

Liberal MP confident resolution in offing for teachers dispute

FALL RIVER: The local Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook believes the dispute between between the provincial government and Nova Scotia Teachers Union should be resolved sooner rather than later. During an interview with The Laker on...
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Man sentenced to 54 months in prison for fatal Beaver Bank crash

BEAVER BANK: A 22-year-old Beaver Bank man found out his sentence Jan. 10 for an Oct. 18, 2015 collision on Beaver Bank Road that killed two friends and left a third with serious injuries. Anthony...

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FALL RIVER: Scotian Materials has withdrawn their judicial review of a 2015 decision that saw the industrial permit for their proposed quarry, next to the Aerotech Business Park.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