Friday, April 16, 2010

Seniors Police Academy Graduation

Ten cadets graduated today from the latest Seniors Police Academy.

Mayor Don Downe, Deputy Mayor David Walker, and Chief Brent Crowhurst were on hand to congratulate the seniors and present their graduation certificates.

The six weeks of workshops the graduates had to complete covered
a dozen topics related to seniors safety and wellness.

NSLC Crash

Bridgewater Police are still investigating the accident of a driver who drove a car through the window of the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission outlet on Monday.

There were extensive damages to the store and only minor damages to the vehicle. No one was injured in the accident.

Police are not expecting to lay charges.

River Pub assault

A 42 year old Northfield man is facing a number of charges after he is alleged to have assaulted an eight year old boy, and caused a disturbance inside the River Pub while bound by a Probation Order on Monday.

Bridgewater Police Service charged him with with Assault, Causing A Disturbance, and Breach Of Probation.

He was later released and is scheduled to appear in court on June 30.

Exit-7 Highmishap

The R-C-M-P are investigating an early-morning traffic-accident on the 103-Highway.

The Mounties say the accident occurred shortly after 6:00 o'clock this morning when a vehicle hit a slippery-patch and left the road on the Halifax side of Exit-7.

The police do not yet know the condition of the lone-occupant of the vehicle.

But an ambulance was dispatched to the scene.

Fisherman's Memorial Hospital ER CLOSED

The Emergency Department at "Fisherman's Memorial Hospital" in Lunenburg is closed today.

The emergency-department in Lunenburg will remain closed today and overnight -- but -- will reopen tomorrow morning at 8:00 o'clock.

If the Lunenburg Hospital serves you and you need emergency-services,
the hospital advises you to call 9-1-1 -- or -- visit the "South Shore Regional Hospital" in Bridgewater.

For other medical issues, you should contact your family physician or dial 8-1-1.