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Hockey players around the globe continue skill development thanks to Fall River-developed program

FALL RIVER: A free off-ice hockey program developed in Fall River is keeping hockey players around the world skills sharp as they wait for the go ahead for their seasons to resume due to...

GBBA celebrates 20th anniversary; focused on BID campaign

BURNSIDE: The Greater Burnside Business Association (GBBA) celebrated 20 years of serving Burnside recently, and launched its campaign to form a Business Improvement District (BID) for the area.  Over the past 20 years, volunteers with...
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Fall River company wins Peak Award

FALL RIVER: A Fall River contractor has received accolades from the Canadian Home Builders Association (N.S.) for a project it built at a local school. Gerald Mitchell Contracting received the Most Outstanding Special Project honour...
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Hartlen’s closure a “devastating loss”

BEAVER BANK: A staple in North Upper Beaver Bank will close for the final time on July 11, leaving a huge void for residents who live in the community, with the local MLA calling...

FRABA Featured Member: Nulantic, Melanie MacKinnon

SUBMITTED BY FRABA. Our January Participant winner was Melanie (Oakes) MacKinnon! Melanie grew up in Fall River and is a third-generation entrepreneur in the water and wastewater industry working with municipalities providing treatment, disinfection, and...

More transparency, accountability by local government aim of MGA, Charter changes

EAST HANTS/HRM: Government is amending the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to provide more transparency and increased accountability for Nova Scotians by their local government. The changes announced today, March 24,...

Fall River Chiro expands

FALL RIVER: Needing more space for their operations, Fall Chiropractic Clinic in the Fall River Plaza has made a move—but not far, just four doors down from its former location. The move was necessitated by...

Province announces next steps to reopen; support for businesses announced

Press Release HALIFAX: Beginning next week, businesses that closed as a result of the public health order can start to open, although measures to ensure physical distancing and social gathering impacts will remain for now. Premier...

New free digital newsletter coming from The Laker

FALL RIVER: Want to find out more about what’s going on in your community? The Laker’s digital newsletters will be generated from new content on our websites and will be sent out to subscribers. Get ...
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