Headlines: This Week in Review

POLITICS

HALIFAX – City council report card 2011 [The Coast]
FREDERICTON – STU profs protesting mayor’s honorary degree [CBC]

HALIFAX – Kelly: Violence, local services will top municipal leaders meeting in Halifax [Metro News]
SAINT JOHN – Crackdown on illegal dumping – Snook [Telegraph Journal]
ST. JOHN’S –  St. John’s city council live blog for May 10, 2011 [The Scope]

DEVELOPMENT

ST. JOHN’S – $5.6M upgrade for famous St. John’s overpass [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Barrington Street developments approved [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
Saint John Harbour Bridge upgrades delayed [CBC]
HALIFAX –
CityThink issue results [Metro News]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Charlottetown gets new marina [CBC]
HALIFAX –
MacKay predicts spinoff from Metallica concert [CBC]
MONCTON –
Moncton seeks longer runway to lure cargo planes [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
Waterfront group looking for ideas from conference [Telegraph Journal]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

HALIFAX – Raw sewage flows into Halifax harbour [CBC]
FREDERICTON – Drivers gear up for long summer [The Daily Gleaner]
SAINT JOHN –
Interchange: Rothesay Avenue work slated for this summer [Telegraph Journal]
FREDERICTON- River levels begin to recede [Daily Gleaner]
SAINT JOHN – Bridge repairs could run into 2012 [The Telegraph Journal]
CHARLOTTETOWN – Skateboard park future hinges on May 18 meeting [The Guardian]
MONCTON –
Would Moncton’s Main St. work as a pedestrian mall? [Times & Transcript]

URBAN GREEN

DARTMOUTH – Dexter to protect Dartmouth Common [CBC]
FREDERICTON – City, local architect win green awards [The Daily Gleaner]
HALIFAX –
Halifax mulls changeover to LED street lights [CBC]
DARTMOUTH – Free water [The Chronicle Herald]

TRANSPORTATION

HALIFAX – Thawing the Parking Ban [Metro News]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Victoria Park bike lane little used: councillor [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
Defective St. John’s meters under review [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Cycling P.E.I. wants Victoria Park bike lanes to stay [The Guardian]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Young boy on bike hit; no charges laid [The Guardian]

OTHER

CHARLOTTETOWN – Horse gets loose in downtown Charlottetown [CBC]
MONCTON –
Pets unleashed [Times & Transcript]
HALIFAX –
Metallica confirmed for Halifax [The Chronicle Herald]
MONCTON –
Moncton’s spring cleanup starts today [Times & Transcript]
HALIFAX –
Memorial walk held for Tanya Brooks [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
Road rage case leads to guilty verdict [CBC]
HALIFAX – City seeks park canteen operator [The Chronicle Herald]
SAINT JOHN – Motorcycle noise bylaw may come to Saint John [CBC]
MONCTON –
Moncton crews respond to house fire [Times & Transcript]
CHARLOTTETOWN – Graffiti on church prompts police investigation [The Guardian]

HALIFAX –
Centre support below 50%: Poll [Metro News]
SAINT JOHN – $160,000 for neighbourhood groups [Telegraph Journal]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
‘Mob mentality took over’ in swarming incident [The Guardian]
HALIFAX –
BRRAAAIIIINS! [The Coast]