Labour Day weekend is here. It has always been the last (long) weekend of “summer” because school always started the week after Labour Day for us. I wish I was out camping right now, because that’s what I grew up doing – going camping on the Labour Day long weekend; hiking, reading, putting on fleece sweaters to roast marshmallows over the last campfires of summer.
Of course the big news was Burger King acquiring Tim Hortons and moving BK headquarters to Canada.
Shortly before 2AM Sunday morning police responded to the parking lot in the 0 - 100 block of Jamieson Street in Dartmouth for a report of a male who had been shot at this location.
I used to try to cut as many corners as I possibly could when I was a child and a young teen. How much toilet paper could I use to still leave enough on the roll so I wouldn’t be required to change it? How far would the car drive, and could I justify not putting on my seat belt for the duration of the trip? What were my chances of getting sent back to wash my hands after a trip to the bathroom from a grossed-out adult, and did I really touch anything worthy of needing to wash my hands when I was in there anyway?
I remember these things.
Shortly after 4:30PM Friday HRP received numerous 911 calls advising that a person was stabbed in the 200 block of Wyse Road in Dartmouth.
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that weather permitting, crews will be asphalt paving on Dartmouth Road between the Bedford Highway and Magazine Hill on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and Wednesday, Sept. 3.
There will be no work during the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lane drops will be in place while construction is going on. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.
The municipality apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this work may cause.
Full disclosure: I was invited for a complimentary brunch at The Auction House. I told the manager that I would prefer to not announce my presence until after my food had arrived, and he accommodated that request.
As much as I like cooking a whole chicken, I can’t seem pass by a grocery store rotisserie chicken without stopping to inhale its amazing aromas. And, how is it they’re cheaper than buying a raw one? I bought a 4 lb. rotisserie chicken for $7.99 whereas an uncooked 4 lb. one was nearly $10.00. […]
The site has been selected and approved for a new, state-of-the-art P-12 school in Bridgetown.
The school will be built on the site of the existing Bridgetown Regional High School and adjacent land, as submitted by the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board and approved by Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey.
Government is investing $510,323 under the Emergency Services Provider Fund to help first responders purchase new equipment.
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced funding for 47 emergency services providers in the province today, Aug.