Eskasoni RCMP is investigating a serious assault that led to the death of a 36-year-old Eskasoni man.
At 1:35 a.m. today, RCMP and EHS responded to a report of a serious assault at the top of Spencer's Lane.
Colchester County RCMP is investigating a collision that sent a 19-year-old man to hospital with very serious injuries.
At approximately 11:30 p.m. last night, RCMP, EHS and the Onslow Belmont Fire Brigade responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and a deer on the Onslow Mountain Rd.
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Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, Market Street will shut down to vehicles between Prince and Sackville streets. The road will remain closed until about 7 p.m. on Friday, July 24, and will not reopen on evenings or weekends.
During that time pedestrians will be able to access the sidewalk on Market Street and crews will accommodate access for local traffic. There will be no parking allowed on that block for the duration of the closure.
The municipality regrets any inconvenience this closure may cause.
Starting on Monday, July 6, and continuing until Friday, July 24, Barrington Street will be closed to vehicle traffic on weeknights starting at 9 p.m. to allow crews to pave the street and replace the curbs, gutters, crosswalks and sidewalks between Morris and Blowers streets. Barrington will reopen each morning at 6 a.m.
Crews will accommodate local traffic, including bus and emergency vehicles during the closure and pedestrian access will not be affected; however, there will be limited vehicle access to businesses in the area. Crews will work with businesses to accommodate deliveries outside of daytime business hours.
Crews have been granted an exemption to the municipal noise bylaw, so residents may notice louder than normal construction noise after hours.
This work will take place from Monday to Thursday night only. The street will reopen during the day and there will be no work on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
The municipality regrets any inconvenience this closure may cause; however, this work is required to improve the look of the neighbourhood and make the surrounding infrastructure safer for all users.
Government's Seniors' Property Tax Rebate program, which provides seniors with up to $800 to help them live in their home longer, is accepting applications.
The program is for seniors who receive the federal Guaranteed Income Supplement, own and live in their own homes, and have paid their previous year's property taxes in full.
Camp Rankin, the provincial 4-H camp, is ready to welcome 200 4-H members and their friends from July 5 to Aug. 7 for an outstanding experience involving healthy living, leadership and skills training.
For the past 43 summers, the camp, in partnership with the Nova Scotia 4-H Council and the Department of Agriculture, has offered campers a positive, educational experience based on the
4-H motto of "learn to do by doing.
Halifax Regional Police has referred an incident that occurred yesterday to the Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) for investigation.
Motorists will have to use alternative routes. The municipality apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this bridge closure and road work may cause.
Crews will be on site during non-peak hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.).
Lane drops will be in place while work is underway and motorists should expect delays in the area.
Drivers are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible. The municipality apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this road work might cause.
The closure will go into effect at 7 a.m. Monday and remain in place until Tuesday, Sept. 1. Pedestrians should use the marked crosswalks at Highfield Park Drive or Primrose Street to cross Victoria Road while the bridge is shut down. Motorists are advised to slow their speed and watch for increased pedestrian traffic in the area.
The municipality regrets any inconvenience this closure may cause; however, it is necessary for the public’s safety, as crews will be replacing the surface of the walkway and the fence enclosing the bridge.
At approximately 11:05 pm last night, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery at the Metro Pizza located on Lady Hammond Rd in Halifax. The male suspect entered the store carrying a firearm but, fled the store empty-handed. The suspect is described as approximately 5’5 to 5’8, medium build, wearing gray jogging pants and, a black hoodie with a silver logo. He wore a mask covering his face at the time of the robbery. The employees were not injured during the incident. Members of the Integrated General Investigative Section are continuing the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.