NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 27/14
Things are looking up at the Basinview Centre in Cornwallis Park as two new tenants are moving in.
A grocery store is scheduled to open in January which is especially good news for people in the area who've had to travel to get groceries after Graves ValuFoods closed its doors in September.
And a new cafe is slated to open next month.
We now have a better idea of how well prepared kids are when they enter the school system.
In 2012-13 Primary teachers completed a questionnaire for each child about 5 developmental areas.
It found kids have a strong base of language and cognitive development, but are less developed in physical health and well-being.
The information will help government, school boards and communities know what to do to make sure every child receives the support to help them succeed.
The young man whose body was found at Cape Split yesterday morning is the son of Kings North M.L.A. John Lohr.
Caleb Lohr was reported missing Tuesday night after failing to return from a hike Tuesday afternoon.
A ground search and rescue team and a Cormorant helicopter from Greenwood searched through Tuesday night but Lohr's body wasn't found until about 9:15 yesterday morning.
Lohr was scheduled to appear in mental health court today after being accused of breaking into two Halifax homes last month and then trying to make his getaway across Northwest Arm in a canoe.
A Kentville man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for a brutal attack on two people in May.
Fifty year old Sherlock Peter Bowen pleaded guilty to attempted murder and aggravated assault last month.
He attacked his ex-wife with a hammer causing serious injuries and then fought with her current partner who tried to stop the attack.
Police have laid charges against two more people in connection with the death of a Halifax woman whose body has not been found.
They say 33 year old Kelly Amanda MacDonald is charged with first degree murder in the death of Catie Miller, while 30 year old George Edward Hubley is charged with accessory to murder after the fact.
Both are also charged with indecently interfering with a dead human body.
Another man, 29 year old Jason James Johnson, was charged earlier this week with first degree murder.
Police say it will take time before investigators know whether human remains discovered Wednesday are those of Miller.
There could be another small break at the pumps this week.
The price of gas is down in New Brunswick today, but only by 1.4 cents a litre.
Our price will be set at midnight.
Two Kentville residents face charges after a report of an armed robbery with violence in Kentville Tuesday night.
Turns out there was no violence and it was a different sort of robbery.
According to police the victim had arranged to buy $200.00 worth of drugs.
A man and woman took the money, but didn't provide any drugs.
They've been charged with theft, and the 200 bucks was not recovered.
A major award for the Wolfville Magic Winery Bus.
It won the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia Tourism Innovator Award.
It recognizes innovation in a product or service that has enhanced the province's tourism industry.
Ridership on the bus increased 40 per cent this year, it had an economic impact of over 600 thousand dollars on the local economy.