Thursday March 8th 2018
Special Weather Statement in Effect: Snow this morning changing to rain this afternoon. Up to 10cm of snow. Up to 5mm of rain. Wind gusting up to 80 km an hour. High 4.
Charges are pending after a hammer incident at a bus terminal in Dartmouth. Police responded to the Terminal on Highfield Park Drive where an 18 year old man had been assaulted with a hammer & threatened by 2 men. Both men, aged 18 & 19, have been arrested & remain in custody.
A school recently targeted with racist graffiti had to be shut down yesterday due to verbal threats. Individuals were making verbal threats on social media toward the East Antigonish Education Centre in Monastery. The school will reopen today.
Grapevines are spreading across the province, which is giving lots of hope to the wine industry here in Nova Scotia. Deputy Agriculture Minister, Frank Dunn, says that about 360 hectares of land were being used to grow grapes last year, compared to the 255 in 2014. However the process requires patience as it will take years to turn those crops into wine.
CGY 5 – BUF 1
ARI 2 – VAN 1