Headlines: This Week in Review

POLITICS

SAINT JOHN – 2012 civic election: let the countdown begin [Telegraph Journal]
HALIFAX – Who at City Hall knew what when? [The Coast]
ST. JOHN’S – St. John’s city council live blog for May 2, 2011 [The Scope]
HALIFAX –
Auditor general Larry Munroe says HRM is wasting $800,000 a year [The Coast]
NOVA SCOTIA –
Federal N.S. picture largely unchanged [CBC]

HALIFAX –
City’s concert cash report due late May [The Chronicle Herald]
SUMMERSIDE – Recycling depot rejection appealed [CBC]
HALIFAX – VIDEO: Africville protester demands justice [CBC]
NEW BRUNSWICK – Tories pull near-sweep in New Brunswick [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
Harris re-elected in St. John’s East [The Telegram]
HALIFAX –
Council pay still up for grabs [The Chronicle Herald]
MONCTON – Moncton deserves bigger cut from mega-events: Mayor [CBC]

DEVELOPMENT

MONCTON – Home builders question fee hikes [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Metallica to rock Citadel Hill [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Concerns raised over convention centre chemicals [CBC]
MONCTON – St. George Street becoming a hot new destination [Times & Transcript]

CHARLOTTETOWN – SummerFest concerts moving ahead in Charlottetown [The Guardian]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

SUMMERSIDE – Investigations into Summerside chemical accident [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Signs of the times [The Independent]

CHARLOTTETOWN –
Fine Charlottetown for raw sewage dumps: Bagnall [CBC]
FREDERICTON – Fredericton hit with flooding [Times & Transcript]
SAINT JOHN – Saint John plans evacuation route [CBC]

TRANSPORTATION

HALIFAX – Introducing the Stop Idling Buses Project [The Coast]
ST. JOHN’S –
New pressure at gas pumps [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Roadwork slows Halifax bridge traffic [CBC]

URBAN GREEN

SAINT JOHN – Cleanup today [Telegraph Journal]

OTHER

MONCTON – Nominations sought for Order of Moncton [Times & Transcript]
HALIFAX –
Halifax pedestrians shot by BB gun [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
The Rooms vs. The Basilica: An epic 3D battle [The Scope]
HALIFAX –
AFCOOP moves to north end Halifax [The Coast]
DARTMOUTH –
Play ball [The Chronicle Herald]
ST. JOHN’S – Disabled employees threatened by dump plan [CBC]
SUMMERSIDE – Summerside police have new way to do job [CBC]