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RCMP nab Fletchers Lake break-and-enter suspect

FLETCHERS LAKE: An 18-year-old man from Cow Bay has been arrested following a pair of break-and-enters in the Flecthers Lake area. N.S. RCMP CPl. Jen Clarke said that shortly...

Powell representing N.S. at Canada Cup U-16 volleyball

FALL RIVER: The volleyball bloodlines that run through the Fall River and Waverley area has once again led a local player to representing her province at a national tournament—this time on home...

Hannigan wins classical JUNO Award

WAVERLEY: A Waverley musician has earned a second straight Juno award for her classical music. Barb Hannigan was announced as the recipient of the 2019 Juno for Classicsal Alkbum of the Year: vocal or choral...
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LWFRA “feels abused and neglected” by HRM motion on area rate

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A planned amendment by HRM regional council, set to come before councillors at their meeting on July 18, would basically “gut” the purpose behind the LWF Ratepayers Association, without any notification. Marni Tuttle,...
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Rumours of water project over budget not valid, says Streatch

FALL RIVER: Contrary to rumours some have heard in the community and told The Laker about, the Fall River water project is not already over-budget. Councillor Steve Streatch was responding to a question from The...
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Missing boaters located after adrift for seven hours

GRAND LAKE: Two men reported overdue after going out to test a boat on Grand Lake on the evening of May 14 were found safe, shortly before 3 a.m. on May 15. Nova Scotia RCMP...

Taekwondo a love for Kylie Cox

WELLINGTON: When Kylie Cox was registered for Taekwondo by her parents seven years ago, she didn’t have a choice. Now, it’s something that’s became part of her life—and one she doesn’t regret. Now, seven years...
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Woman charged in Lower Sackville robbery

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 50-year-old woman has been charged by Halifax District RCMP following a weekend armed robbery at a gas station in Lower Sackville. Darlene Joyce Johnson of Middle Sackville is facing charges of robbery;...

WJCC, Lions Xmas Express team up

WINDSOR JUNCTION: Two volunteer community groups in the Fall River and Windsor Junction area are partnering to make Christmas brighter for those less fortunate. The Lions Christmas Express who run the food drive in the...

HRM Public hearing process explained

HALIFAX: With questions on the Carr Farm development in Fall River and why the public hearing is heard at regional council at city hall, rather than in the community they impact, we thought we...
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