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Cool damp June: July starting out better

Maritimers, patient for summer to arrive, endured a rather cool damp late Spring. The June statistics as of 29 June show that temperatures were in…
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Our local cherries won’t show up in the farmers’ markets or food shops for another month and in the meantime I’ll snack on the ones coming in from…
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African Food from Canadian Soil

On June 12th 800 volunteers from businesses in Southeast New Brunswick gathered up for the Greater Moncton and Southeast NB United Way Day of Caring.…
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Bioderma Hydrabio

A fun companion of Bioderma Sensibio line is the Hydrabio line (for Dehydrated sensitive skin, blue accent packaging).Yes, you are seeing double…
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Quick Drive: 2015 Nissan Micra S

By Kevin Harrison I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to all sorts of different countries. When I travel, I find it best to steer clear of resorts…

Entertainment Through Generations

We didn’t have cable when I was really young. I spent the first seven years of my life in what felt like a television waste land. By the time we moved from my first house when I was seven, all of my friends were watching shows that I wasn’t allowed to watch, but it didn’t really matter because we couldn’t access them anyway.

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Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool Re-opening on Canada Day, July 1

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool will re-open for regular operating hours tomorrow, July 1, following required maintenance work undertaken over the past week.

The municipality regrets any inconvenience caused by last week’s temporary facility closure.

For more information on the Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool and Tennis Complex visit www.comeplayoutside.com


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Joseph Zatzman Drive – Road Closure/Night Construction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that a section of Joseph Zatzman Drive in Dartmouth will be closed this evening to allow crews to pave the street.

Starting at 7 p.m., Joseph Zatzman will close to vehicle traffic between Akerley Boulevard and Wright Avenue. This work will continue overnight and the full closure will remain in place until 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 1. Paving will continue through the day Wednesday and crews will accommodate local traffic as needed.

Motorists should expect delays in the area Wednesday and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible. The municipality regrets any inconvenience this closure or the road work may cause.


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Beaver Bank Road (Danny Drive to Tucker Lake Road) – Road Construction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that beginning on Tuesday, June 30, during the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and continuing until Wednesday, July 1, during the hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., asphalt patching will take place on Beaver Bank Road from Danny Drive to Tucker Lake Road. 

During this work there will be lane drops in place. Motorists should expect delays in the area and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

The municipality apologizes for any inconvenience this road work may cause.


Source: Release

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Windmill Road – Road Construction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that crews will be asphalt patching on Windmill Road in Dartmouth on Wednesday, July 1.

This work will begin at 9 a.m. between Akerley Boulevard and Magazine Hill and will continue until about 7 p.m. As tomorrow is a holiday, work will be permitted to continue during peak traffic hours. There will be lane drops in place while this work is underway.
 
Motorists should expect delays in the area and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible. The municipality regrets any inconvenience this road work may cause.


Source: Release

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Mount Edward Road – Natural Gas Pipeline Installation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that work will begin on Wednesday, July 1, to extend the natural gas main on Mount Edward Road between Wanda Lane and Spring Avenue in Dartmouth.

Crews should be able to maintain two lanes of traffic during most of this work. Any required periods of stop-and-go traffic will take place outside of peak traffic hours.

The pipe installation is expected to take approximately one week, with permanent restoration work to follow. Motorists should expect some delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

Heritage Gas and the municipality regret any inconvenience this work may cause.


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Eskasoni Kicks Off Summer Powwow Season

The Eskasoni International Competition Powwow, slated for July 3 to July 5, officially kicks off the summer powwow season in Nova Scotia. Five others are planned during July, August and September.

Atlantic Canada's biggest international competition powwow, the Eskasoni event features participants from across the region as well as the Opaskwayak Cree Nation from Manitoba and the Kiowa Nation from Oklahoma.

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Bedford Outdoor Pool Closed for Repairs

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) –The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the Bedford Outdoor Pool on Shore Drive will remain closed until July 15 for repairs to a leaky waterline.

The pool was closed last evening after staff discovered that an underground pipe is leaking water. Limited space prevents the use of heavy equipment, which means much of the excavation and repair work will need to be done by hand.

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Municipality Bringing Recreation Activities to Residents

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – A new municipal mobile recreation centre hits the roads today, bringing free sports and outdoor activities to residents of all ages.

The R.E.C. Van will spend the summer visiting public parks, municipal beaches, spray pads and playgrounds throughout the Halifax region, providing free recreational sports and activities to kids, families and seniors. Its first visit is at 12:15 p.m.

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