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28
Jan

Caper steamed about heating rebate

A Sydney woman is calling for a reorganization of the Community Services Department’s heating assistance rebate program (HARP).  

Michelle Cox is fuming with frustration after finding out people can be in the proper financial bracket to qualify for the program, and still be rejected.

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28
Jan

A v. worrying workplace incident

A disturbing tip came to the Frankland bunker on January 23 concerning an employee of the Cape Breton Regional Housing Authority allegedly making threats against some of his co-workers, in addition to his entire office. 

We’ve been told that the Housing Authority toiler made threats against Colin Boutlier and Joel Hickey, but is still on the job.

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28
Jan
Cape Bretoners do it the frugal way

Cape Bretoners do it the frugal way

Campaign contributions to the folks running in CBRM’s municipal election were substantially lower than what candidates in HRM’s election received. CBRM council candidates collectively took in $20,317.96; in Halifax’s District 8 alone, candidates pulled in $33,660.

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14
Jan
Omerta on the mean streets of Glace Bay

Omerta on the mean streets of Glace Bay

It will very likely be months, if not longer, before we’re officially apprised of what evidence police were able to collect against 21-year-old Morgan James MacNeil to support the laying of a second-degree murder charge earlier this month in the death of Laura Jessome. 

Laura, also 21, was the girl whose remains were found in a hockey bag floating on the Mira River last May. 

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14
Jan

Northside General nursie domestic woes

 

I see Northside General Hospital RN Mary Alice Butts still hasn’t yet entered a plea on charges of assault and breaching an undertaking stemming from an alleged domestic abuse incident that occurred almost a year ago.

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