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Const. Stevenson named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

ENFIELD: The late Const. Heidi Stevenson, who was stationed with East Hants RCMP in Enfield, has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by Women’s Executive Network. Every year, the national organization selects...

Caring youth: Fall River area children give back to IWK

WELLINGTON: Four groups of young kids from the Fall River area showed the true meaning of giving back recently, fundraising to purchase more Holter heart monitors for the IWK in Halifax. Alyssa and Ainslie Rose;...

From the Cruiser – Feb. 16 to Feb. 23

Brought to you by: ENFIELD: East Hants RCMP responded tom 105 calls for service during the period of Feb. 16 to Feb. 23. Here are just a couple of the spotlighted calls as provided by S/Sgt....

Rankin appoints new leaders, adds diversity to senior ranks

Press release issued by the province HALIFAX: Premier Iain Rankin has appointed senior staff to help lead the changes he announced earlier today, Feb. 23, revamping departments to support his vision for a dynamic and...

N.S. response to COVID19 “envy” of the world: Samson

FALL RIVER: The local MP feels Nova Scotia has the worlds eyes on it and its response to COVID19. Darrell Samson, the Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, spoke about the federal governments response to the pandemic...

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...

Ceremonies for proms and graduations in 2021? Dr. Strang is hopeful

FALL RIVER: Dr. Robert Strang wishes he had a “crystal ball” so he could tell graduates in N.S. the type of ceremonies they can expect in a few months as they take the next...

Middle Sackville man charged with robbery incidents in Stewiacke; Elmsdale; Fall River

ELMSDALE/FALL RIVER/STEWIACKE: A 44-year-old Middle Sackville man has been charged with various offences involving three different incidents between Stewiacke; Elmsdale; and Fall River. Cpl. Mark Skinner, with N.S. RCMP, said that police in Colchester, East...

Elmsvale man charged after early morning stabbing in Shubenacadie

SHUBENACADIE: A 37-year-old Elmsvale man has been charged with assault with a weapon following an early morning stabbing that took place in Shubenacadie on Feb. 20. Cpl. Lisa Croteau with N.S. RCMP said that at...

$12k in damages after rock thrown from Lantz Interchange hits vehicle

LANTZ: RCMP are seeking information a mischief incident that could have resulted in serious injury or death near the new Exit 8A Lantz Interchange on Hwy 102. In his weekly From the Cruiser highlight of...
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