Gas Prices Update

By Andy Rutherford. Last updated: 2014-04-18 08:30:58

Gas prices took another large jump at the pumps overnight. The NSUARB set the new minimum price of regular self-serve gasoline at $1.452, an increase of 4.6 cents per liter. Diesel also rose to $1.40, an increase of 2.1 cents per liter.

Special Barriers in Place on Cabot Trail

By The Canadian Press. Last updated: 2014-04-18 08:30:05

Special barriers have been set up along the shoulder of a portion of Cape Breton's Cabot Trail that were buried by a mudslide. The area just north of Margaree Forks had several mudslides through the week that closed off one lane of the highway. The province said yesterday the road is now clear, but the barriers are up along the shoulder as a precaution. The barriers help prevent the spreading of unstable soil, and warning signs are posted in advance of the site.

Glace Bay Hit-And-Run Woman To Enter Plea in May

By Andy Rutherford. Last updated: 2014-04-18 08:29:21

A 26 year old Glace Bay resident, Christina Michelle Croney, appeared in Sydney Provincial Court where she was arraigned on the charges of Criminal Negligence: operating a motor vehicle causing death and Operating a vehicle in a dangerous manner to the public, causing death. These charges are a result of an investigation into the death of Terrance Matthew Somerton which took place in Glace Bay on March 30th at Leslie Lane. The matter was investigated by the CBRPS Major Crime Unit assisted by the Traffic unit as well as the Forensic Identification Unit. Croney has been released on numerous conditions and will appear in Court on May 27 for a plea.

News stories from 2014-04-17.