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Jun
Garden Party 2018: Fun in the sun at Government House

Garden Party 2018: Fun in the sun at Government House

It’s been over 20 years since the last time, the one and only time, I got kicked out of the N.S. Lieutenant-Governor’s Garden Party.
Obviously I must be doing something wrong.
Come to think of it, I didn’t really get kicked out back then, either. Well, sort of. I guess.
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23
Jun
Water workers face fraud suit from boss

Water workers face fraud suit from boss

"That's my boat", Steve Burke tells me.
The owner of Dartmouth-based Water Shed Water Conditioning Ltd. is referring to a 2015 posting on Facebook.
“New toys,” it says, above a picture of a shiny new speedboat and equally shiny new half-tonne truck.
“They paid for that boat with my money,” he says.
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23
Jun
This is why Frankland grunts can't have nice things...

This is why Frankland grunts can't have nice things...

All I can say is if Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor Arthur Leblanc didn’t want to be hugged, he shouldn’t have worn Brut aftershave.
But on the bright side, I now know the secret to his sex appeal — $5 shaving products along with that dentist-free smile.
Just like my late grandfather, minus the carpentry skills.
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23
Jun

Bedbug News for apartment dwellers

Deborah Grandy did not bring bedbugs into her Clayton Park apartment, and she has a $5,000 settlement to soothe the itch caused by her landlord’s accusation that she did.
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23
Jun
Reno ruckus in the Hydrostone

Reno ruckus in the Hydrostone

A renovation in Halifax’s historic Hydrostone (say that fast, three times) that had some neighbouring residents fuming has been hit with a stop-work order.
City mouthpiece Brendan Elliott tells me the order for 3170 Ilseville Street was issued because the company was operating without a permit.
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