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Nurses’ simple gesture turns into tribute for N.S. shooting victims

ENFIELD: Some of Nova Scotia’s frontline workers unknowingly paid it forward thanks to a thoughtful gesture from a creative local woman from Enfield. Ann MacLean, a nurse in the dialysis unit at the Colchester East...

Lions Xmas Express launches food drive in support of families impacted by COVID19

FALL RIVER: It might not be Christmas time, but the Fall River Lions Christmas Express is stepping up to help those struggling due to the COVID19 pandemic. In a release to The Laker News, Stephanie...

Provincial parks, trails allowed to reopen; Sport-fishing, gardening permitted

HRM: The province has announced the easing of some restrictions related to the health orders around COVID19. At their COVID19 briefing on May 1, Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of...

NEW: 12 new cases, one more COVID19-related death in NS

HRM: Today, May 1, Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 29. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality."The thoughts and...

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...

Crews completing survey work in Beaver Bank, starting May 4

BEAVER BANK: In a release, Halifax Water said that WSP will be completing survey work on Beaver Bank Road beginning Monday, May 4, until Friday, May 15 (weather permitting). This work will take place in...

Road closure of Fall River Road at train tracks for railway work

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents Fall River Road, near the intersection of Windsor Junction, will be closed on Thursday, April 30, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Canadian National Railway will...

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 District RCMP Cpl. Lisa Croteau said...

SPCA volunteers stepping up during COVID19 pandemic

BY Judy Layne WINDSOR JUNCTION: It’s National Volunteer Week and the Nova Scotia SPCA wants to take this opportunity to honor and applaud the work of all our amazing volunteers throughout the province. Volunteers are...

‘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, April 27 when the doors are...
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