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5/24/2015

POLICE SEARCH FOR INJURED MAN IN HALIFAX

Police and search and rescue teams are searching for a male in distress in Halifax. Halifax Regional Police say a man called 911 around 3 a.m. Sunday, indicating that he was in the Tower Road area and was injured. Officers and K9 members searched the area throughout the morning with ... Read More
5/24/2015

POTATOES RECALLED OVER TAMPERING CONCERNS **UPDATED**

(CP) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall on some potatoes sold in Atlantic Canada after police received complaints of nails found in some products. The agency says Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Strang's Produce Inc. are recalling several products that have been sold at stores in New ... Read More
5/24/2015

TWO NEW COUNCILLORS ELECTED IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Two Springhill residents have been elected to serve on Cumberland County municipal council. Doug Williams was elected in District 11 during a special election Saturday, beating out former town councillor Harold Delaney and former mayor Max Snow. Maryanne Jackson defeated Rick James, Joe Brown, and former councillors Darrell White and ... Read More
5/24/2015

CUMBERLAND COUNTY BUDGET SLATED TO BE INTRODUCED TUESDAY

Cumberland County residents will find out this week if their tax rate will change. Municipal council is slated to introduce its 2015-16 budget at a special meeting Tuesday. As it stands, the residential rate is $1.04 per $100 of assessment, while the commercial rate is $2.63. Council will also make ... Read More
5/24/2015

DOZENS OF IMPAIRED DRIVERS STOPPED DURING CANADA ROAD SAFETY WEEK

Nova Scotia RCMP say they made contact with over 15,000 drivers at check points and vehicle stops during Canada Road Safety Week in mid-May. Police say they stopped 36 impaired drivers -- 30 impaired by alcohol and six by drugs. In addition, 25 provincial roadside alcohol suspensions were issued. Ten ... Read More