Advisory: Police conducting training exercises​

**** HRP Media Release Advisory: Police conducting training exercises​ ​ Police will be conducting training exercises on Science Park Dr in Bedford today. ​ Citizens can expect to see an ongoing police presence in the area as the training exercises continue. ​ We ask for the public’s cooperation in allowing officers to concentrate on the […]

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Government Launches Nova Scotia Loyal Prototyping

**** CNS Media Release Government Launches Nova Scotia Loyal Prototyping ——————————————————- The government is taking the next step in its commitment to create a new provincial buy local program and encouraging Nova Scotians to offer ideas and opinions on its development. The program – Nova Scotia Loyal – is now in the prototyping phase. This […]

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If you need to help a turtle crossing the street, only assist if it is safe for you to do so

**** Info via Hope for Wildlife   Although turtles spend most of their time in the water, both males and females may travel on land during the spring, summer, and fall. All turtle species need to lay their eggs on dry land, and often need to cross roads to find what they think are suitable […]

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We were asked to help share a fundraiser after a fire on Main Ave forced a family out

We were asked to help share a fundraiser after a fire on Main Ave forced a family out. (photos contributed) “Hello all! My sons uncles house caught fire. He’s currently staying with someone until he finds a new place. He lost everything in the fire he works full time and lost his work boots as […]

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Weekly green cart collection starting July 2

**** HRM Media Release Weekly green cart collection starting July 2 ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that effective Saturday, July 2 (holiday collection for Friday, July 1), weekly organics collection will begin in all communities across the Halifax Regional Municipality. ​ The summer green cart collection service will be in effect for […]

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39 Projects Approved for Beautification and Community Works Programs

**** CNS Media Release 39 Projects Approved for Beautification and Community Works Programs ———————————————————- Funding from two provincial programs will help municipalities create beautiful, inviting spaces and provide opportunities for people to work within their communities. Through the Beautification and Streetscaping Program, 29 projects that enhance the beauty of communities will share a total of […]

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How to raccoon-proof your garbage

**** Info via the Toronto Wildlife Centre How to raccoon-proof your garbage The smell of food coming from human garbage, compost, and recycling is irresistible to raccoons. Don’t worry, it is possible to prevent raccoons from getting into garbage cans. Keep garbage secure Keep your garbage inside until pick-up day—organic waste can be kept in […]

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National Missing Persons DNA Program supports investigations across the country

**** RCMP Media Release National Missing Persons DNA Program supports investigations across the country Since its start in 2018, the National Missing Persons DNA Program has established more than 50 associations helping in cases of missing persons and unidentified remains. Credit: RCMP When police found human remains in rural Alberta in 1995, they had little information to go on. The […]

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