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14
Sep

Peter can’t quit the burghers of Lunenburg

Lunenburg Town Councillor Peter Zwicker is indeed running for Lunenburg town council again, after initially announcing he would not back in June. 

Peter tells me that following his announcement that he wouldn’t be re-offering in the October election, he was greeted with an overwhelming response from the community asking him to run again. 

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14
Sep

Fire chief finding sounds complicated

Kentville CAO Mark Phillips says that he’s not sure how long it will be until the Town of Kentville replaces Fire Chief Shawn Ripley. 

“There are a couple levels of authority here,” he says.

“The (fire department) board of directors are the official employer of the chief. But, the fire service is also governed by something that we call a ‘joint fire service committee.’ 

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13
Sep
No fatties voties for Trent, thanks

No fatties voties for Trent, thanks

Despite recent controversy over his very public declaration that “Fat people deserve to be mocked and insulted,” Trent Peacock insists his decision to drop out of the race for the District 8 council seat, a story which Frank broke via Twitter on August 8, is purely financially motivated.

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13
Sep
SWSDA ya know? We told ya so!

SWSDA ya know? We told ya so!

The South West Shore Development Authority has finally fallen under fire from someone other than Frank Magazine.

Economic Development Minister Percy Paris who, as reported in the Chronicle Herald, recently made the call to hand the forensic audit files from Ernst & Young over to the RCMP.

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10
Sep
Irvine and that pesky Building Code Act,  Part Deux

Irvine and that pesky Building Code Act, Part Deux

For the second time this year, Halifax Regional School Board chair Irvine Carvery is being hounded by the city for allegedly violating the Building Code Act. 

Irvine and wiferoo Monica will be heading to trial on August 28 after they allegedly constructed a garage on their 2354 Creighton Street property without a permit. They are also charged with failing to comply with an order.

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