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Water main repairs continue; temporary water shutoff scheduled; boil water advisory remains

WINDSOR JUNCTION:A temporary water shut down will take place beginning today July 5, from 8 a.m. until the water repair is complete. In a release, Halifax Water says crews will be completing subsequent repairs...

All Aboard! A bus ride to better understand public transit needs in Fall River

Councillor Steve Streatch takes resident Aubrie McGibbon up on offer to take bus; The Laker News was invited along by McGibbon FALL RIVER: The beginning of what Councillor Steve Streatch hopes is the kickstart to...

N.S. announces further restrictions to slow Omicron variant

HALIFAX: Premier Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang somber moods told the tale of what was ahead during the Dec. 21 COVID-19 briefing. Premier Houston and Dr. Strang announced the province was strengthening restrictions around...

Family “blown away” by support since fire

FALL RIVER: The family whose Arthur Joseph Drive home burned to the ground on Tuesday morning, Sept. 25, is “blown away” at the response from the community in the days since the fire. Roberta Degaust...

HRSB puts courtesy bus stop removals on pause

FALL RIVER: The decision to axe upwards of 44 courtesy bus stops for two Fall River schools has been paused until the end of the school year—at the earliest. A letter sent out by the...

Stunting, impaired driving charges for Lower Sackville man

GOFFS: A 22-year-old Lower Sackville man is facing impaired driving and stunting charges after an RCMP officer responded to a vehicle that was speeding on Highway 102 near Goffs on Aug. 31. The call...

COVID19: Two new cases announced in northern N.S. region today, Aug. 28

HRM: As of today, Aug. 28, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified on Thursday, Aug. 27. The new cases are in the Northern Zone and are connected to...

Alert residents rescue deer from ice in Miller Lake

MILLER LAKE: A wayward deer can thank observant residents of the Perrin Drive area of Miller Lake for its rescue from the ice. According to information sent to The Laker News, residents Dean and Sherrie...

Pet of the Week – Aug. 20, 2021

Here is our Pet of the Week for Aug. 20, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw. The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...

COVID19: Province reports 91 new cases, 187 recoveries on May 17

HALIFAX: Today, May 17, Nova Scotia is reporting 91 new cases of COVID-19 and 187 recoveries. There are 66 cases in Central Zone, 17 in Eastern Zone, five in Northern Zone and three in Western...
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