Friday, October 14, 2011

Grand Opening of Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute Expansion

The Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute is holding a grand opening this weekend to show off the new expansion.  Senator Kelvin Ogilvie will be on hand for the ceremonies slated for Saturday, October 15th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The grand opening will give the public a chance to see the improvements to the field station and observe green technology being used. The improvements to the field station were designed for it to be a carbon neutral building within the Southwest Nova Scotia Biosphere Reserve in rural Queens County. The 200 thousand dollar project received funding from ACOA, the ECO-Nova Scotia Environmental Technology program and through private donations.

Portraits of Honour in Bridgewater

The Portraits of Honour  mural depicts the 157  fallen Canadian service men and women in Afghanistan. It arrived in Bridgewater over the noon hour and will be open for public viewing until 9 p.m. tonight (Fri. Oct. 14th) in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Legion Branch # 24, Churchill Street.

Gasoline Price Hike

Gasoline prices have taken another jump.

The price of a litre of self serve regular has shot up by six cents overnite.
Its selling at South Shore pumps today for $1.31.1 per litre.
Thats a ten cent increase in a week.