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Water project in Fall River green lighted

FALL RIVER: Extending the Halifax Water boundary to allow city water to flow down Fall River Road received unanimous support from HRM regional Council last month. Councillor Steve Streatch said he can remember when he...
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No cost-sharing for Monarch-Rivendale appears unfair

BEAVER BANK: While residents of Fall River have their water project funded federally and provincially, residents just up the road in Monarch-Rivendale in Beaver Bank look on after they had to fork out the...
Laker-editorial

EDITORIAL: McNeil Liberals digging their grave

Nova Scotia’s Liberal government isn’t thinking about the children. That is what many little ones and junior/high school students were left thinking after Education Minister Karen Casey announced Dec. 3 that students would be locked...

Councillors Corner with Lisa Blackburn

Councillor send message of the season to residents LOWER SACKVILLE: The local councillor for the Beaver Bank area is wishing her constituents all the best, and encouraging them to help others in need this holiday...

Councillors Corner with Steve Streatch

No word from developer on contentious Ingram Drive development WINDSOR JUNCTION: The local councillor says he as of yet doesn’t know much about a proposed development that has residents concerned and worried. Steve Streatch said he...
Laker-editorial

MPs News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, I would first like to thank all of you for submitting your feedback to us for the Pre-Budget Consultations. Your feedback has been sent to Minister Morneau for his consideration, and I am...
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Lockview students stand up for teachers

FALL RIVER: Jacqueline Brideau isn’t sure where she would be if it wasn’t for the leadership and guidance from her school teachers. That’s why the Lockview High School student joined approximately 150 other students at...

Horne undecided as teacher legislation debate set to begin

FALL RIVER: Bill Horne knows the biggest decision of his current political tenure as an MLA awaits him, but he remains unsure of what that decision will be. Speaking to The Laker before walking in...
Laker-COMMUNITY

Province closing schools on Monday

Editor’s note: The following was just released from the Department of Education HALIFAX: Beginning Monday, Dec. 5, all public schools in Nova Scotia will be closed to students to ensure students’ safety, Education Minister Karen...

Learning the importance of 911

WAVERLEY: Students in Grade 2 at Waverley Memorial Elementary School (WMES) had a special visitor to their classroom in late October. Halifax District RCMP Const. Craig Foley, the community policing officer and school resource officer...
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