On Scene: Police Investigate Homicide

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday night in Dartmouth.

At 10:34 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance in the parking lot of 276 Windmill Road after witnesses observed 3 men involved in a fight. Upon police arrival, a male victim was located unconscious, suffering from multiples stab wounds. He was rushed to hospital by EHS where he was pronounced death.

The suspects are described as two white men wearing dark clothing. They were last seen running Northbound on Windmill Road.

Officers with the HRP Forensic Identification Section are on scene, and investigators in the Major Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are leading the investigation into the death.  While the investigation is in its preliminary stages, investigators are asking anyone who may have any information about this incident to call 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Source: Release


<strong>Road Construction</strong> - Dartmouth Road

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.

Source: Release


Chicken, Peach and Quinoa Salad

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.  […]

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Government Announces Site for New Bridgetown School

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.


NSLC Retail Stores Closed Labour Day

All Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation's (NSLC) retail stores will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in honour of Labour Day.

NSLC retail stores will resume normal business hours Tuesday, Sept. 2. For more information on NSLC store hours, visit myNSLC.com and click on Store Locator.

Source: Release

Reminder of Ongoing Construction on North Park Street

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 (Halifax, NS) – Students and residents returning to school and work next week are advised to plan their route accordingly if they usually travel through the area of North Park Street in Halifax.

North Park remains closed between Cunard and Cogswell streets as construction continues on the first of two roundabouts in the area.


High-Risk Offender Release Notification

Following the High Risk Offender Information Protocol (http://novascotia.ca/just/publications/docs/High-Risk-Offender-Protocol-2012.pdf), Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP are providing information to all citizens of Nova Scotia, particularly those living in Halifax, about an individual residing in our community who is deemed a high risk to re-offend.

I’m Hungry: Parenting & Peaches

A friend sent me an excerpt from a book I have just ordered called “The Conscious Parent.”  By Shefali Tsabary, PhD.  A book I absolutely cannot wait to begin. One of the passages struck me so deeply that I began to weep when I saw the words printed in black and white.

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