Headlines: The Past Week in Review

POLITICS

HALIFAX – 20 years after race riot, faces of power still white [The Chronicle Herald]
HALIFAX –
Dawn Sloane calls Bill Karsten out for repeated interruptions [The Coast]
SAINT JOHN –
Saint John may cut 4 councillors [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Media mis-report “showdown” between Richard Butts and Harold MacKay over Metallica show [The Coast]

DEVELOPMENT

SAINT JOHN – Saint John developer slams city’s red tape [CBC]
FREDERICTON _
Fredericton restoring city hall [CBC]
SAINT JOHN – Queen Court housing complex recieves enthusiastic welcome [Telegraph Journal]

CHARLOTTETOWN –
Dominion Building to house high-end apartments [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S – No use setting out without a good road map [The Scope]
FREDERICTON – A bridge not too far from ready [The Daily Gleaner]
SAINT JOHN - Saint John politicians list safe water as top priority [CBC]
MONCTON –
Metro real estate giant forms new partnership [Times & Trancript]
SAINT JOHN - Developer joins opposition to overhead power line [Telegraph Journal]

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ST. JOHN’S – 27th Annual Southcott Awards announced [The Scope]
SYDNEY – Smelly compost facility bothers neighbours [CBC]
SAINT JOHN –
St. John River healthier, says study [CBC]
HALIFAX –
HRM ponders view from Dartmouth park [CBC]
FREDERICTON –
Ceremony draws attention to hydro-fracking [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Hammonds Plains detour worries residents [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
City swimming pools open Friday [The Guardian]
ST. JOHN’S –
Church, schools vandalized in St. John’s [CBC]
FREDERICTON –
City invites graffiti artists to Henry Park [The Daily Gleaner]

TRANSPORTATION

MONCTON – Bike lanes on busy roads continue to draw strong opinions [Times & Transcript]
HALIFAX –
HRM ponders public car-sharing partnership [CBC]
FREDERICTON –
Police deliver pizza, not tickets as thanks [CBC]
MONCTON –
Bike lanes staying despite uproar [Times & Transcript]

URBAN GREEN

HALIFAX – Council passes on wind [The Coast]
PEI –
P.E.I. to welcome 1,000 queen bees [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Urban areas abuzz with beehives [The Chronicle Herald]
HALIFAX –
Energy, environment, trade on agenda as governors, premiers meet in Halifax [The Chronicle Herald]
HALIFAX –
Guerrilla vegetables [The Coast]

OTHER

MONCTON – U2 ticket sales climb as Moncton concert nears [CBC]
HALIFAX –
Mi’kmaq pride shown at Halifax powwow [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN –
Crash leaves truck on wire [The Guardian]
NEW BRUNSWICK – Input wanted for new N.B. licence plate slogan [CBC]
ST. JOHN’S –
Meeting the mayor [The Telegram]
HALIFAX –
Feds to probe air pollution from ships [The Chronicle Herald]
MONCTON –
Car fire on railway tracks in Moncton [CBC]
CHARLOTTETOWN - New postal codes coming to Charlottetown rural routes [The Guardian]
SAINT JOHN –
Outdoor movie runs at pavilion [Telegraph Journal]
MONCTON –
Metro Moncton is now hot rod heaven [Times & Transcript]