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UPDATED: two staff, two residents at Magnolia test positive for COVID19

ENFIELD: In the press conference on March 30, Dr. Robert Strang confirmed two residents and two staff at the Magnolia tested positive for COVID19. This comes a day after...

UPDATED: Enfield RCMP officer killed in line of duty during manhunt for Portapique killer

ENFIELD: An RCMP officer is among the 17 fatalities following a mass shooting that began in Portapique, Colchester County and ended with the gunman being shot dead by police in Enfield, HRM.

Beaver Bank man charged with assault with a weapon, firearms offences

BEAVER BANK: At 8:50 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault with a weapon and a man being in possession of firearms at a home in...

Police searching for Fletchers Lake alleged assault suspect

FLETCHERS LAKE: RCMP are searching for a suspect in relation to an alleged assault that occurred on Holland Road in Fletchers Lake on April 21. In a release, Halifax...

RCMP provide update into mass shooting investigation

Police decals for cruiser made without business owners permission DARTMOUTH: The Nova Scotia RCMP continues to investigate the incidents of April 18 and 19, an operation that has been...

‘Staple of the community’ Fall River’s Burgess Service Centre closing

MAIN PHOTO: Gerald Burgess, owner/operator, of Burgess Service Centre fills up a customers vehicle with full serve. (Healey photo) FALL RIVER: An end to an era will come today,...

Man charged with stunting on Hwy 102 in Fall River

FALL RIVER: A 30-year-old man has been charged with stunting after being clocked doing 168 km/hr in a marked 110 km/hr zone on Highway 102 in Fall River mid-afternoon on April 16.

The Laker to discontinue publishing

While readership is strong and local journalism has never been more important, from a business perspective the areas covered by The Weekly Press and The Laker have become more a part of...

Police arrest impaired driver with child in vehicle

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 26-year-old Middle Sackville man faces impaired driving charges after a concerned caller contacted police in regards to a possible impaired driver. A child was located inside the vehicle.

Man charged with aggravated assault in Middle Sackville

MIDDLE SACKVILLE: A 33-year-old man faces charges following an aggravated assault incident on April 7 in Middle Sackville. Halifax District RCMP say they responded at 9:20 p.m. to a...
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