Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Gunshots FIred

A Mahone Bay man facing a number of charges in connection with gunshots fired outside a home early Tuesday morning will have a bail hearing this afternoon. (Wed.) Twenty-seven year old Justin Arthur Piercy was arrested after RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call shortly after midnight Tuesday,
of gunshots being fired in the vicinity of a residence on Fauxburg Road.
Piercy faces a dozen charges relating to the incident including various firearms offences, impaired driving, and breaching previous court orders. Piercy is known by the occupants of the residence

Bridgewater High School Back Yard Project

More details on the 'Back Yard Project' for the Bridgewater High School have been released. The project was founded two years ago and is now in the process of finding funding to go through with construction. Principal Chuck McLellan, says they are looking at a potential price tag of around 350 thousand dollars. Plans for the new Back yard project include developing some seated areas, refurbish the existing basketball court, and build a couple of out door classrooms for students.

Increased Real Estate in the South Shore

The South Shore is reported as the one of the top regions that experienced increased sales to real estate over this time last year. The number of residential units sold across Nova Scotia, through the Multiple Listing Service system from November to January was up 27 per cent, compared to the same three months last year. Along with the South Shore was Halifax-Dartmouth that were listed as the two largest areas that experienced increase in sales.