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Councillor responds to playground query

BEAVER BANK: The councillor for Beaver Bank says she has heard some of the concerns about the new playground at Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary School. One parent told The Laker that despite word it would be...

A great night with lots of laughs

Photos from the Funny Fundraiser in support of LWF Baseball and Tri-County Rangers, held at the Waverley Legion. Photos by Pat Healey - The Laker.  
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Wait almost over for Riverlake Syrian Refugee Project

FALL RIVER: Anytime the phone rings at Sue MacLean’s house in Fall River, she jumps up with excitement—and nervousness—that it could be “the call." MacLean is the chairwoman of the volunteer-based Riverlake Syrian Refuegee Project—a...

Lucie Schmidt “excited” to be NSTT recipient

LAKEVIEW: A Lakeview modern/contemporary dancer is excited and honoured to have been one of three local recipients of scholarships from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). Lucie Schmidt credited the seven years she had at...

Transit plan to get “sober second look”

FALL RIVER: The ‘Moving Forward Together’ plan is going to have a much needed “sober second look” the local councillor for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley said. As part of the initial recommendation from HRM staff is...

Teachers, parents keeping pressure on

FALL RIVER: Parents and teachers at Fall River area schools aren’t about to let the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) labour strife with the provincial Liberal government fade from the news headlines. That’s why close...

Writing about Colonial Halifax’s social history

FALL RIVER: When Alex D. Boutilier was asked why he wanted to write a book on the social history of colonial Halifax, he said it’s simply his contribution to the humanities. Boutilier, an author who...

Streatch setting record straight on rumours

FALL RIVER: He’s only been in the position for just over a month, but already Steve Streatch is feeling like all eyes are on him. That’s because rumours in the Fall River community have had...
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Christmas Eve Services at St. John’s United Church

Dec 24th Christmas Eve Services: Charlie Brown Christmas 4pm @ St. John's United Church Family Service of Celebration  6pm @ Wellington United Church Service of Music & Celebration  8pm @ St. John's United Church Quiet & Communion  11:15pm...
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Johns seeking Sackville-Beaver Bank PC nomination

BEAVER BANK: Community volunteer and former HRM Councillor, Brad Johns, is seeking the PC nomination in Sackville-Beaver Bank. Johns has deep roots in the Sackville-Beaver Bank community. He attended the Middle Sackville family of schools,...

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