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Two sent to hospital after collision in Stewiacke

STEWIACKE: This morning at approximately 10:30 a.m. Colchester County RCMP responded to a collision between a truck and a car on Hwy. 2 (Stewiacke Rd.) in Stewiacke on Jan. 4. EHS and the Stewiacke Fire...

Lions Christmas Express a big success thanks to the community

FALL RIVER: It was another successful Lions Christmas Express, despite the COVID19 pandemic and no food drives because of the resulting restrictions in place in the province. Stephanie Dube, one of the organizers with the Lions...

COVID19: 13 new cases reported between Jan 1-2; eight recoveries

HALIFAX: As of today, Jan. 2, Nova Scotia has 27 active cases of COVID-19. Thirteen new cases are being reported from Jan. 1 and today, Jan. 2. On Jan. 1, 11 cases were reported: 10...

PC Leader Houston looks back on 2020 and ahead at 2021

ENFIELD: The leader of the PC Party of N.S. was among those looking forward to the calendar changing from 2020 to 2021, he said in a pre-Christmas end of the year interview with The...

Pet of the Week – Jan. 1, 2021

Here is our first 2021 Pet of the Week for Jan. 1, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw: The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week,...

Oliver, Olivia top N.S. baby names in 2020

NS: Oliver is Nova Scotians' favourite baby name for 2020. The top 10 names for 2020 are Oliver, Olivia, Benjamin, William, Jack, Charlotte, Levi, Noah, Ivy and Ava, according to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital...

Update on The Vegetorium and their potential COVID19 exposure

FALL RIVER: The following was sent to The Laker News by the sister of Jason Simpson regarding the cleaning that took place at The Vegetorium following their potential COVID19 exposure advisory before Christmas. "The Vegetorium...

“We’re all lifting the load together.”

Premier McNeil, Dr. Strang discuss how they are doing after the past 10 months in the fight against COVID19 HALIFAX: The Premier and Chief Medical officer of health for the province acknowledged the pressures they...

“Balance” key in ensuring businesses reopen safely amid COVID19

HALIFAX: The chief medical officer of health for N.S. said public health is looking at a way to do a careful risk assessed reopening for small businesses, like pubs, bars, and restaurants. Dr. Robert Strang...

Pet of the Week – Dec. 25, 2020

Here is the Pet of the Week for Dec. 25, 2020 as selected by a random computerized draw: The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...
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