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Water service on HRM’s project list

FALL RIVER: Residents could see municipal water being brought down Fall River Road sooner rather than later after HRM included it in a list of seven priority infrastructure projects it would like funding for...
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WJCC important to community, Streatch says

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor says this communities volunteer-run community centre is an “important asset.” Steve Streatch was responding to chatter in the community that his vision for the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC) included...
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Windsor Jct. rail work rescheduled to Oct. 23

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Residents are being advised that Windsor Junction Road will be closed for 12 hours this Sunday Oct. 23. In a press release issued on Oct. 21, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is providing a...

Costing figures will determine Fall River water’s reach

FALL RIVER: Without any costing figures, it’s hard to pinpoint how far city water can be brought down Fall River Road and if it can be stretched down Hwy. 2 towards Inn on the...

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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BBKCC looking to compile list of volunteers

BEAVER BANK: The Beaver Bank-Kinsac Community Centre (BBKCC) is sending out a plea to the community for volunteers. In a notice sent out and posted to the BBKCC’s Facebook page and website, the volunteer board...
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Dealing with the stressors of life

FALL RIVER: Cathy Caswell might have just what the doctor ordered in dealing with the stressors of life, especially given the overwhelming and pressures surrounding the recent teachers spat with the government. Caswell, of Waverley,...

Sackville Rotary Club donates dictionaries to local schools

The Sackville Rotary Club paid a visit Friday morning, Nov. 18, to several local schools delivering new dictionaries for students in Grade 3. At Oldfield Consolidated School students Sam Irving and Lexie Cameron were...

Ringing in 2017 with a plunge

FALL RIVER: There were many brave souls--local and some from outside the Fall River area--that took the traditional New Year's Day plunge into Kinsac Lake in Fall River. Reporter Pat Healey captured all the fun...
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Castle youngest candidate for District 1

MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT: In a race with already six other candidates, Colin Castle has put his name in the hat to become the new councillor for District 1 in the upcoming Halifax municipal election. Castle, a Middle Musquodoboit native, is the youngest...
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