Headlines: This Week in Review

POLITICS

SAINT JOHN – Unite behind city’s consensus issues [Telegraph Journal]
FREDERICTON – City recommends changes for local government reform [The Daily Gleaner]
SAINT JOHN –
Housing project a ‘ghetto’ [Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
HRM Budget detail [The Coast]
ST. JOHN’S –
Street sleep a wakeup call [The Telegram]

DEVELOPMENT

HALIFAX – City digging [The Coast]
MONCTON – Moncton grows as host city [Times & Transcript]
SAINT JOHN –
Port aims to land 600 jobs for city [Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
Row houses to be rebuilt [The Chronicle Herald]
SAINT JOHN –
Ferris wheel gone – it’s not clear if it will be back [Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX –
Art gallery mulls new Halifax home [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Spring Park will not reopen in September [The Guardian]
DARTMOUTH –
Renovations raise school morale [The Chronicle Herald]
HALIFAX –
Tower wars [The Coast]

TRANSPORTATION

HALIFAX – Report: Get active on travel [The Chronicle Herald]
SAINT JOHN –
Committee launching custom bike rack program [Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S –
Group protests mall’s decision to remove Metrobus hub [The Telegram]
MONCTON –
Pedestrian killed in collision [CBC]

URBAN GREEN

HALIFAX – Halifax abuzz with urban gardening [The Coast]
FREDERICTON – Urban chickens get test run in Fredericton [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Halifax’s chicken warriors [The Coast]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ATLANTIC CANADA – Campaign seeks Atlantic Canada’s worst roads [CBC]
FREDERICTON – Rates on downtown parking meters go up Monday [The Daily Gleane
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Vandals graffiti churches on Easter Sunday [The Guardian]
HALIFAX – No laughing matter [The Chronicle Herald]
ST. JOHN’S –
Security cameras focus on St. John’s bar district [CBC]
FREDERICTON –
City hands out contracts to fix curbs, roads, gutters [The Daily Gleaner]
ST. JOHN’S – George Street cameras to be turned on Sunday [The Telegram]
FREDERICTON –
Low-lying areas to hit flood stage [The Daily Gleaner]

OTHER

ST. JOHN’S – Muhammad Ali: Middle Eastern Food on George [The Scope]
HALIFAX –
Charges dropped in street hockey accident [CBC]
HALIFAX –
HRM saves bookmobile with $900M budget [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Waters around Charlottetown closed to shellfish harvesting [The Guardian}
HALIFAX –
Maritimers reminded to avoid pigeons [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Hikers seek treasures, trash on Halifax shore [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Large NDP election sign stolen [CBC]