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From the Firehouse – May 2017 calls

FALL RIVER: Firefighters in Zone 4 responded to 67 calls for service during the month of May, with Station 45 (Fall River) leading the way with 22 calls. Station 41 in Waverley responded to 11...

Request for water project extension submitted

FALL RIVER: The request for an extension on the Fall River water project has been submitted to the federal government, says councillor Steve Streatch. In the monthly sit-down interview with The Laker on June 19,...

Smiles galore at Fall River Fun Day

FALL RIVER: Smiles and laughter emanated from the green space at the Fall River Plaza on a bright, sunny Sunday afternoon. The laughter and smiles were from the many children, who along with their parents,...

Robertson “overwhelmed” with community support

FALL RIVER: Jeff Morrison was true to his word. The Fall River man said he would shave off his beard of 22 years if he could raise $1,000 in support of fellow Fall River resident...
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Goodwyn, Sons of Maxwell highlights Summer Concert Series

WAVERLEY: The Waverley Summer Concert series will be back in big style this summer as part of Canada 150 celebrations. Organizers from the Waverley Community Association (WCA) announced that Myles Goodwyn will be making a...

Coding their way to second

WAVERLEY: Kaitlyn Langille and Isabelle McKenna might be in Grade 5, but they showed they are very tech savvy. In the recently held Scratch contest, the two Waverley Memorial Elementary Students came home second from...

Murray thankful for Haiti support

FALL RIVER: Anne Murray has a lot of people to thank for allowing her to share her skills with those in Haiti. Murray’s third trip wrapped up recently, so she wanted to give them an...

Raising money for Camp Courage

FALL RIVER: Volunteer firefighters at Station 45 in Fall River had three extra helpers during their fundraising car wash on June 25, in support of Camp Courage. Olyvia Pineo, Heather McNamara, and Olivia Skinner are...

Councillors Corner with Lisa Blackburn

Slow down signs available BEAVER BANK: The local councillor has signs aimed at slowing down the motoring public. Lisa Blackburn, the representative for District 14 Upper/Middle Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank, said she has “Slow Down” signs available to...

Exploring making flyers opt-in

BEAVER BANK: Councillor Lisa Blackburn is weighing in on the contentious topic of flyer delivery in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). The representative of Middle/Upper Sackville-Lucasville-Beaver Bank told The Laker she will be bringing forward...