Headlines: This Week in Review

POLITICS

HALIFAX – Washmill underpass boondoggle swept under rug [The Coast]
SAINT JOHN –
Candidate presents a green vision for the city [Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
Halifax’s budget gorges on bump in property values [The Chronicle Herald]
ST. JOHN’S – St. John’s city council live blog for April 18, 2011 [The Scope]
NEWFOUNDLAND – Spending not sustainable: opposition [Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
Fracking protest marks Halifax Earth Day [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
St. John’s mayor preparing to return to work [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Intelivote trips over BC election [The Coast]

SAINT JOHN – Pin down pledges on city’s issues [The Telegraph Journal]
FREDERICTON – City not chicken to try project, but neighbours cry ‘fowl’ [The Daily Gleaner]
MONCTON –
No smoking in sidewalk cafes: Moncton Mayor [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Earth Day: do we have another 40 years? [The Coast]

DEVELOPMENT

SAINT JOHN – Court confident city will receive approvals [The Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
HRM budget tabled, no new taxes [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
Sunken barge to be raised from Saint John harbour [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
$7.6M reno for Charlottetown French school [CBC]
SUMMERSIDE –
Summerside economy reviewed [CBC]
HALIFAX –
City budget gets big real estate boost [The Coast]
MONCTON –
Entrepreneurs scooping poop [CBC]
DARTMOUTH – Renos raise morale [Chronicle Herald]

URBAN GREEN

MONCTON – Greater Moncton went all out for Earth Day celebration [Times & Transcript]
HALIFAX –
Berry, berry good [The Coast]

HALIFAX – Earth Day 2051: Dystopia/Utopia [The Coast]
FREDERICTON –
Urban chickens get test run in Fredericton [CBC]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

PEI – $500K in P.E.I. beach damage from winter storm [CBC]

OTHER

FREDERICTON – Chase fires up debate on outdoor smoking [The Daily Gleaner]
HALIFAX –
Halifax students map crime online [CBC]
CAPE BRETON –
CBRM keeps fluoride in water [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Stray Steeves [Halifax Media Co-op]
SAINT JOHN –
Statue unveiling set for April 28 [Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S – Expect St. John’s coyote sightings: biologist [CBC]
MONCTON – Get porch ready for the summer [Times & Transcript]
HALIFAX – Titanic 100 events announced [The Coast]