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From the Firehouse: March calls

BEAVER BANK: The month of March saw firefighters in Waverley, Fall River, Grand Lake, Beaver Bank, and Wellington responded to 60 calls for service. Station 41 (Waverley) had 15 calls, led by five motor vehicle...

Samson confirms he will seek re-election

FALL RIVER: The MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook has confirmed he will run in the next federal election—whenever it may be. Darrell Samson told The Laker News in an interview on Feb. 18 he’s putting his name...

“The government is bullying us.”

FALL RIVER: A Fall River teacher says he and his colleagues are becoming overwhelmed with their classroom conditions, but it’s looking more and more like the provincial government may force them to go on...

Golden weekend for Windsor Junction’s Gaudry at AUS championships

MAIN PHOTO: Abbi Gaudry was at the top of the AUS track & field championship podium three times over the weekend. (DAL Tigers photo) WINDSOR JUNCTION: It was a triple gold performance for a Windsor...

PHOTOS: Foot Race a lot of fun

WAVERLEY: Fraser Allen took on the task of running the annual Gold Rush Days Foot Race Classic just 10 days before it was to be held on Sept. 9. PHOTOS: Foot Race Classic at McDonald...

Christmas Express getting big support

FALL RIVER: Sobeys in Fall River is giving a big boost to the Lions Christmas Express (LCE) food drive. The store has chosen the food bank charity as its recipient of support from the local...
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Golden month for Cheema athletes

WAVERLEY: It was a golden month of race action for athletes from Cheema Aquatic Centre in Waverley. Between six athletes they brought home 11 medals, six of them gold from the Pan Am Canoe/Sprint Kayak...

N.S. extends COVID-19 paid-sick leave program to May 7

HALIFAX: Nova Scotia's COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Program will be extended until May 7, 2022, the same date that Canada's Sickness Recovery Benefit will end. Program requirements for Nova Scotia's voluntary program will not...

Fall River’s Deveau continues success on the track

AMHERST, MASS.: A local track-and-field athlete continues to set personal records south of the border in her final season of competition with UMass Minutewomen. Bridget Deveau, a Lockview High alum from Fall River, broke her...

Feds, N.S. announce more families to get access to licensed child care

HALIFAX: It will soon be easier and more affordable for families to access licensed child care in Nova Scotia. The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced June 1 that 1,500 new licensed early learning...
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