Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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From the Firehouse

WAVERLEY: Beginning with this month’s issue of The Laker (and on our website), we will be providing a column of monthly fire calls that Zone 4 HRM volunteer fire departments in Beaver Bank (Station...
Laker-COMMUNITY

“Don’t keep community hanging”

MILLER LAKE WEST: The local councillor is voicing his displeasure at Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) for continuing to not take action on the Fall River quarry application from Scotian Materials. Steve Streatch was speaking on...

Decision to step away “beyond difficult” for LeBlanc

FALL RIVER: Janique LeBlanc has had to make one of the toughest decisions of her young adult life. The Fall River native, one of the four young women who put the province on the junior...

Shaving for a cause

FALL RIVER: Archer Michaud has always had a heart of gold, so when his Beaver Scout troop was assigned to do a project, he knew exactly what his would be. Michaud, a Grade 2 student...

Dragons land touchdown from Streatch

FALL RIVER: Councillor Steve Streatch has thrown an unexpected near touchdown to Fall River Dragons minor football’s “field of dreams.” The HRM District 1 representative for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley presented a cheque for $5,000 to...

Horne planning for future phases for water

FALL RIVER: The Fall River water project is still a proposal, but Liberal MLA Bill Horne is already looking at beginning discussions with Liberal MP Darrell Samson for further phases. Horne, the Liberal MLA for...

Nova Central are provincial U16 ringette champions

Congrats to the Nova Central Ringette U16A girls on winning the provincial championship. The team has several local players on the squad, and will represent the province at the Eastern Canadians in Montreal from...

Horne has questions on Fall River water proposal

FALL RIVER: The local Liberal MLA, who helped get the province on board with supporting bringing city water down Fall River Road and Hwy 2 to the Hwy 102 interchange, isn’t quite sold on...

Atlantic Canada TKD Games held

The Atlantic Canada Taekwondo Games were held March 11 at the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre in Fall River. Here are some of Inner Strength Taekwondo competitors in action in these submitted photos: Raya Potter Emma Bennett Aaron...

Haworth, Tigers soar to AUS volleyball crown

WAVERLEY: Tori Haworth is looking forward to competing with her Dalhousie Tigers women’s volleyball team as they look to improve on their fifth place finish at last year’s U Sports national championships. The middle blocker,...