Speed limit changes coming to area of Lower Sackville

**** HRM Media Release Speed limit changes coming to area of Lower Sackville​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the residential streets bound by Glendale Drive and Cobequid Road in Lower Sackville. All streets with reduced speeds are inside the highlighted […]

Continue Reading

Road Closure – Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting

**** HRM Media Release Road Closure – Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting ​ Location: Sackville Drive, from Acadia Lane to Sackville Cross Road ​ Date: Friday, Nov. 26 ​ Time: 7:25 p.m. to 7:35 p.m. ​ Details: Street closures will be in place to facilitate attendees’ exit from the Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting. ​ Traffic impact: RCMP will be on-site to briefly […]

Continue Reading

Update – The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier today in Dartmouth has succumbed to her injuries

**** HRP Media Release Update: Pedestrian Vehicle Collision The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier today in Dartmouth has succumbed to her injuries. ​ At approximately 8:15 a.m. police responded to a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of Pleasant Street. The 27-year-old woman […]

Continue Reading

Nova Scotians Encouraged to ‘Be Winter Ready’

**** CNS Media Release Nova Scotians Encouraged to ‘Be Winter Ready’ —————————————————————- The Province is encouraging all Nova Scotians to prepare themselves and their vehicles for winter conditions before the snow starts to fall. “As Nova Scotians, we know our weather can be unpredictable,” said Finance and Treasury Board Minister Allan MacMaster, on behalf of […]

Continue Reading

(Update) Police are on scene a vehicle pedestrian collision

**** HRP Media Release Police are on scene a vehicle pedestrian collision ​ Update: Pedestrian Vehicle Collision The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier today in Dartmouth has succumbed to her injuries. . Police are on scene of a vehicle pedestrian collision in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 8:15 a.m. police responded to a […]

Continue Reading

Winter safety tips for motorists

**** HRP Media Release Winter safety tips for motorists With winter weather arriving soon to our region, Halifax Regional Police is sharing some winter safety tips to help road users be winter ready. Vehicle maintenance Plan ahead to ensure your vehicle is roadworthy. Check your safety inspection sticker and the tread on your tires. Keep […]

Continue Reading

Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 23, 2021, 1:20 p.m. update

**** EMO Media Release Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 23, 2021, 1:20 p.m. update ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality’s Emergency Management Division continues to closely monitor the weather system as it moves across our region. Halifax Transit: Halifax Transit bus and ferry services are continuing as usual. Please monitor @hfxtransit for updates. Parks & […]

Continue Reading

Update: Lake Major Water Supply Plant Upgrades

**** Halifax Water Release Update: Lake Major Water Supply Plant Upgrades ​ Halifax Water has now completed its phase one upgrades at the Lake Major Water Supply Plant. Customers in the communities of Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, North Preston, Westphal and Burnside should see normal water service return over the next few days. There will still be […]

Continue Reading

Power outage closes Atlantic View and Marine Drive

Info via HRCE Power outage closes Atlantic View and Marine Drive The following schools are closed for the day due to power outages: ​ ·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Atlantic View Elementary in Lawrencetown ·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Marine Drive Academy in Sheet Harbour ​ As weather conditions change today, it’s possible additional schools […]

Continue Reading

Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 22, 2021

**** HRM Media Release Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 22, 2021 ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality’s Emergency Management Division continues to closely monitor the complex weather system as it moves across our region. The storm is expected to bring in excess of 100-150 mm of rain with winds expected to reach […]

Continue Reading