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PHOTOS: Halloween fun on the Village Green in Waverley

WAVERLEY: Two boys, dressed as mummy’s, chase each other at Halloween on the Green in Waverley on Oct. 19. The event was another success with 100-plus children coming...

#StudentVote: Local students elect Green Party’s Edmonds as federal MP

Trudeau minority government predicted by StudentVote electors FALL RIVER: If it was up to the 2,450 students who participated in StudentVote 2019 as part of the...
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Election 2019: Where you can vote in Fall River/Beaver Bank area Oct. 21

FALL RIVER: Here is a list of the polling locations throughout the Fall River and Beaver Bank areas for the federal riding of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook for the Oct. 21 federal election.

STUDENT VOTE: WMES students cast their ballots in mock federal election

WAVERLEY: From the sounds of the voices in the lineup outside Waverley Memorial School’s library, the students in Grade 4-5-6 that were taking part in Student Vote 2019 were very engaged with...

Wellington Connector construction on schedule; Fall 2021 target for opening

WELLINGTON: Construction of the Wellington/Aerotech Connector is on schedule, says a Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal spokeswoman. Marla MacInnis was responding to an Oct. 11 inquiry from The Laker to...

Russell, Spence, MacKenzie, Hughes focused on Tokyo 2020 chances

Waverley-based club has potential to land four athletes on Canadian Olympic team WAVERLEY: For those who think there’s an “off-season” for top competing canoe and kayakers, think again.

UPDATED: Fire investigators label Beaver Bank house fire as undetermined

Home "too structurally damaged" for investigators to search for evidence of its cause BEAVER BANK: A vacant house that caught fire on Beaver Bank Road, and closed...

Meeting to discuss Oakfield Park bridge replacement plans

OAKFIELD: The community is being encouraged to come out and hear details on plans for the replacement of the Oakfield Park Road bridge. In a notice to residents, it...

Streatch, Blackburn echo concerns of CFL stadium on HRM taxpayers

BEAVER BANK: Two local councillors have no will to see a CFL stadium built in Shannon Park if it means HRM writing a cheque and taxpayers being what they see as unduly...

Regional centre, RCMP explain protocol when it comes to threats at schools

After rumour left parents worried, The Laker asked HRCE and police about process FALL RIVER: The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) and Halifax District RCMP take...
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