Headlines: This Week in Review

POLITICS

HALIFAX – Halifax considers ethics commissioner [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Has Halifax hit Peak Scandal? [The Coast]
HALIFAX –
Concert loan scandal documents [The Coast]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Charlottetown passes balanced budget, no tax increase [The Guardian]
HALIFAX –
Breaking news It only looks like… Trade Centre Limited loaned Power Promotions $600,000 without city approval [The Coast]

SAINT JOHN – Rockwood Park boundary defeated [CBC]
SUMMERSIDE –
Commercial taxes drop in Summerside; city holds line on other rates [The Guardian]
HALIFAX –
Jordi Bonet Explosion memorial is in pieces [The Coast]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
No tax hikes in Charlottetown budget [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S – St. John’s city council live blog for Mar 28, 2011 [The Scope]
HALIFAX –
Rankin resigns from police board [CBC]
FREDERICTON –
Liberals criticize building purchase [Times & Transcript}
SUMMERSIDE –
Summerside council votes for pay raise [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Halifax deputy police chief suspended [CBC]
SUMMERSIDE –
Concert loss doesn’t prevent Summerside surplus [CBC]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ST. JOHN’S – A Time Machine Stuck on 1892 [The Scope]
HALIFAX –
The Oval is permanent [The Coast]

CIVICS

SAINT JOHN – Why is public consultation so important now?[The Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX-
YOUR VIEW: Halifax skating oval [CBC]

TRANSPORTATION

SAINT JOHN – Harbour Bridge tolls officially gone [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
St. John’s mall gives Metrobus the boot [CBC]

DEVELOPMENT

HALIFAX – Bloomfield blooms [The Coast]
SAINT JOHN –
Saint John targets unsafe buildings [CBC]
SAINT JOHN – Major expansion slated at port [The Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
5 Halifax-area schools face axe [CBC]
FREDERICTON – Convention centre tours this weekend [The Daily Gleaner]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Shops, homes planned for East Royalty [CBC]
SAINT JOHN – New owners have big plans for Sussex mall [The Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
Rec centre water plan awaits province’s approval [CBC]
FREDERICTON – Former train station welcomes customers once more [The Daily Gleaner]
HALIFAX –
Halifax council approves permanent skating oval [CBC]

OTHER

BEDFORD – Come on out and enjoy the sweet, stinky smell of spring [Community Herald]
HALIFAX –
Halifax Shipyard to lay off 50 [CBC]
BEDFORD –
Bacon fat clogs Bedford sewage pipes [CBC]