RCMP arrests two men following flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests two men following flight from police Thursday evening, at approximately 9:30 p.m., an RCMP vehicle was sideswiped by a truck while responding to an erratic driving complaint on Hwy. 105 in Glendale. The truck matched the description of one of the two suspect vehicles involved in the driving complaint. […]

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Water Distribution System Flushing Update

**** Halifax Water Release Water Distribution System Flushing Update ​ Halifax Water crews are resuming water distribution system flushing in the areas highlighted on the attached map, beginning at 10:00 PM on Sunday, June 13, and continuing each day from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. This flushing work will take approximately one week to complete. […]

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 11)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 11) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, Afton Highway 104, […]

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RCMP arrests impaired driver with child in vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests impaired driver with child in vehicle   A 38-year-old woman from Garlands Crossing faces impaired driving charges after police responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Garlands Crossing. A child was located inside the vehicle. On June 9, at 5 p.m., West Hants RCMP received a call […]

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Police issue 154 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 154 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 154 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences this week. ​ Monday through Thursday, members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 154 summary offence tickets: 30 for speeding, one for stunting, […]

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Shubenacadie Grand Lake Water Investigation Continues

**** ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE Release Shubenacadie Grand Lake Water Investigation Continues The Department of Environment and Climate Change is testing water samples taken from Grand Lake and Fish Lake, near the Wellington and Enfield areas, for two types of toxins produced by blue-green algae. Assisted by Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency, staff did rapid tests on the […]

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The Municipality of East Hants will be providing drinking water this evening (June 10, 2021) for residents who cannot use their water due to the ongoing advisory for Grand Lake

**** East Hants Release The Municipality of East Hants will be providing drinking water this evening (June 10, 2021) for residents who cannot use their water due to the ongoing advisory for Grand Lake. Grand Lake Water Alert June 10, 2021 @ 4:10 pm The Municipality of East Hants will be providing drinking water this […]

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RCMP charges Little Harbour man for dangerous operation following dispute

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges Little Harbour man for dangerous operation following dispute ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged a man for dangerous operation of a conveyance following a dispute on the water in Little Harbour. ​ On May 16, police were notified of a dispute in Little Harbour around 5 a.m. that morning. […]

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Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for May / Police charge man for stunting

***’ HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for May ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 22 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of May. ​ Of the 22 drivers, 16 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, four were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by […]

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