Headlines: This Week in Review

POLITICS

ST. JOHN’S – Assessing the assessment [The Independent]
NOVA SCOTIA –
N.S. mayors march for funding deal [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
City against closing school [The Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S – Controversial quarry gets St. John’s nod [CBC]
SAINT JOHN – City builds its case for tougher bylaw [The Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S St. John’s city council live blog for April 11, 2011 [The Scope]
HALIFAX – Metro Housing employees off the job [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S – Lower Churchill hearings ending [CBC]
SAINT JOHN – Mayor welcomes steep fine [The Telegraph Journal]

DEVELOPMENT

ST. JOHN’S – House prices up in St. John’s [The Scope]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
More apartments planned near chemical plant [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Tax breaks for urban housing: Uteck [CBC]
NEW BRUNSWICK –
Energy panel needs your help [The Telegraph Journal]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
More apartments coming near BioVectra [The Guardian]
SYDNEY –
Contract signed for dredging for Sydney harbour [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
St. John’s bracing for grey tide [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Councillor questions hotel parking [The Guardian]
HALIFAX –
Archaeologists looking at new library site [CBC]
FREDERICTON –
George Street houses to come down off blocks soon [The Daily Gleaner]
SAINT JOHN –
Council to mull rezoning land [The Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S –
St. John’s housing prices rising faster than national average [The Telegram]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

HALIFAX – Manufactured Slum [The Coast]
ST. JOHN’S –
‘Like a free for all for drivers’ [The Independent]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Disability lens adopted by Charlottetown [CBC]
SYDNEY –
No dumping at North Sydney Mall [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
Charred building will be levelled [The Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S –
Park to be a “hallowed memorial” for soldiers [The Telegram]

URBAN GREEN

HALIFAX – No chicken coops allowed in Halifax [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
Community garden put on hold [The Telegraph Journal]

TRANSIT

HALIFAX – Halifax peddles worker bike program [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
Labatt launches campaign against drinking and driving [The Telegram]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Gas prices hit $1.26 [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
Minivan crashes into St. John’s house [CBC]
HALIFAX – Crash closes Mackay bridge on-ramp [CBC]

OTHER

HALIFAX – Metallica looking to play Citadel Hill July 14 [The Coast]
ST. JOHN’S – No partying at the bus stop [The Telegram]
HALIFAX – Halifax welcomes season’s first cruise ship [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
Saint John residents producing less compost [CBC]
HALIFAX – Halifax rally calls on Ottawa to re-direct military spending [The Coast]
NOVA SCOTIA – Searchers to get help tracking wanderers [CBC]
HALIFAX – Breaking news: Halifax RCMP commander Darrell Beaton to be replaced [The Coast]
HALIFAX – Concrete Roots’ dance battle on Friday will shake the neighbourhood [The Coast]
DARTMOUTH – Man shot in Dartmouth [CBC]
HALIFAX – CKDU seeks homeless or low-income musicians for compliation [The Coast]