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NDP says provincial budget shows “lack of planning and foresight” for COVID19 recovery

Press release from the NS NDP HALIFAX -- NDP Finance spokesperson Claudia Chender made the following statement in response to today’s provincial budget update: “Although it is not surprising to see this level of spending associated...

Fall River residents furious at getting anti-China newspaper in mailboxes

FALL RIVER: Some residents that received an unsolicited eight-page flyer full of anti-Chinese sentiments are not one bit impressed at having it in their mailboxes. Among those residents in the Fall River/Windsor Junction and Wellington...

Premier McNeil announces two new staff appointments

EAST HANTS: A former East Hants resident is one of two new appointments announced by Premier Stephen McNeil on Oct. 21. Premier McNeil announced the appointments of David Jackson as director of communications and Kristina...

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 the Metro...

Waverley Heritage Museum hosts virtual Concert Series

WAVERLEY: The familiar musical sounds of a well-known singer from Waverley emanated from the Waverley Heritage Musuem on a humid Wednesday night, Sept. 30. Dave Carroll, Kim Dunn, and the fabulous Christine Campbell all were...

Road work set for Sept. 25 in Wellington

WELLINGTON: Residents are being advised there will be road construction on Hwy 2 in Wellington on Sept. 25. In a release, HRM says the work will be between Collins Drive and Sunnylea Road. Crews will...

RCMP arrest man for false weapons calls in Lwr. Sackville

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 46-year-old Middle Sackville man has been arrested for making false firearms complaints that sent police to a pair of residences on the night of June 20. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on June...

Garlic-ious: Family affair in preparing garlic for sale

FALL RIVER: The garlic people of Fall River are getting ready to do it again this year. The Jones family plant their garlic in early fall, in this case October 2019 to prepare the crop...

Diabetes Canada halts donation bin drop-offs during COVID19

BEAVER BANK: As part of Diabetes Canada’s ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our valued donors, staff, partners and communities, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily suspend...

RCMP lay multiple charges, seize drugs and weapons in Colchester County

COLCHESTER COUNTY: An eight-month investigation by police in Colchester County has led to two people being charged with drug and weapons offences. On July 30 and 31, the Colchester RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) with...
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