1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar
  4. Go to Mobile Site

Local RSS

  • Rear Admiral John Newton with the Navy tells reporters about the anchor behind him.

    Hundred-year-old anchor found at dockyards

    Zane Woodford 0

    At an event Monday, the Navy showed off an anchor found by an excavation crew demolishing a building under the MacDonald Bridge. The 900-kilogram (2000-pound) anchor was found last Tuesday, and Richard Sanderson, director of the Naval Museum of Halifax, says he’s pretty sure he knows where the anchor came from. “I’m 85 to 90 per

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • SIRT is investigating an April incident in which a man was arrested after a robbery at a Superstore on Joseph Howe Drive.

    Robbery arrest probed by SIRT

    Adam Burns 0

    The province’s serious incident response team is investigating the arrest of a robbery suspect earlier this year. The man was seen entering a Dairy Queen on Dutch Village Road, shortly after a report of a robbery at the Superstore on Joseph Howe Drive. SIRT was not called to investigate right away, as the man did

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Regional Police say two people were arrested after a search in Halifax.

    Drug charges laid after Halifax home search

    Adam Burns 0

    Regional Police have laid drug charges against a man and a woman after a search of a home in Halifax. Just after midnight yesterday, police seized marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia from a home on Chelmsford Place. A 32-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were arrested at the scene and charged with possession with the

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • CUPW members rally against door-to-door delivery cuts at Canada Post office on Almon Street in this June 19, 2014 photo.

    Door-to-door mail service slashed in Bedford, Lower Sackville

    Hillary Windsor 2

    Starting today, 10,000 people in Lower Sackville and Bedford will no longer be getting mail delivered to their door — among ten other communities across Canada to have home service slashed this morning. CUPW members and supporters rallied this morning in Halifax, protesting the switch to community mailboxes. For CUPW’S Mike Keefe, it’s been a

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Power outage in Dartmouth as truck hits power pole

    Meghan Groff 0

    The power is out to almost 2,000 customers in Dartmouth after a pickup truck hit a power pole near 260 Windmill Road just after 8 a.m. today. Halifax Regional Police spokesperson Cst. Pierre Bourdages told News 95.7 the man driving the vehicle wasn’t injured, however the power pole was severely damaged. Nova Scotia Power crews

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • A transmission electron micrograph shows the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, CDC - Frederick A. Murphy

    Halifax part of Ebola rapid response drills

    The Canadian Press 0

    OTTAWA – Canadian public health officials are testing their response to the Ebola virus in case the disease ever comes to Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada held drills for some of its Ebola rapid response teams yesterday and Friday. It started a joint exercise in Halifax with provincial and municipal public health officials

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Beagle

    Mainland Common could be next Halifax off-leash dog park

    Dan Ahlstrand 2

    City staff have come up with a list of short term solutions for an off leash dog park in the city. A report to council this week will recommend that a temporary park be established in the Mainland Common area in a spot south of the artificial turf fields that is currently fenced in. The

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Jonathan Drouin

    Drouin could make NHL debut tonight

    Meghan Groff 1

    A former Halifax Moosehead could be making his highly anticipated NHL debut tonight. Jonathan Drouin missed the preseason with the Tampa Bay Lightning after breaking his thumb during training camp. He was sent down to the AHL for a conditioning stint, and after racking up a goal and two assists in two games with the

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Man dead after being ejected from vehicle on Cape Breton road

    The Canadian Press 0

    CLEVELAND, N.S. – Police say a man is dead after being ejected from a vehicle in rural Nova Scotia. RCMP say officers were called to the single-vehicle crash in Cleveland around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. They say a truck left the road and ended up on its roof. Police say 42-year-old Shane Michael Sampson of Loiusdale

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Police ask for public’s help after rare medals stolen

    The Canadian Press 0

    HALIFAX – RCMP in the Halifax area are asking for the public’s help in finding a stolen collection of rare military medals. Police say 50 rare medals and other collectibles were taken from a camping trailer on a property in Lake Echo between Sept. 22 and Sept. 26. They say some of the medals date

    Read the Rest of the Entry