A former Halifax bridge commissionaire accused of kissing a female driver has been found not guilty of sexual assault. (FILE)
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A former Halifax bridge commissionaire accused of kissing a female driver has been found not guilty of sexual assault. But Dean Alison Porter, 68,...

American soldiers sort through Ebola virus protection equipment to in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday. Ottawa will deploy 40 Canadian Forces medical specialists to Sierra Leone to try to curb the spread of the disease. (AP)
OTTAWA — Canada is sending a team of military medical specialists to Sierra Leone to help combat the spread of Ebola in that country. The...


Bell Aliant’s Dan McKeen speaks Thursday during an event to announce that the regional telecom company will be tenants in the new EON Square business centre in Bedford West. (STAFF)
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Armour Group has announced a $200-million plan to redevelop the former BlackBerry building in Bedford into a high-tech commercial campus. The...

The trial of Joseph James Landry in the death of Phillip Boudreau continued Thursday in Port Hawkesbury. Landry, 67, is charged with the second-...

Members of Halifax and the Eastern Shore Ground Search and Rescue are seen on Grove Road, near Halifax Stanfield International Airport, as police continue to investigate the murder of Catie Miller on Thursday morning. (STAFF)
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A second person has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Catie Miller, who disappeared July 15. Halifax Regional Police...

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SYDNEY — Cape Breton entrepreneurs can now get free advice from experienced professionals through the new Mentor Connect program from the Cape...
Gregg Goulding, technical support and volunteer supervisor at Northwood, shows off a new GPS watch for those living with dementia. Northwood says the watch provides a GPS locator and two-way emergency communication. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD)
Non-profit Northwood Group of Companies of Halifax has teamed up with a Montreal manufacturer to introduce a global-positioning watch for people in...
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Quebecor Inc. has bought the QMJHL’s Quebec Remparts, seen in action last sesason against the Halifax Mooseheads. (STAFF)
Quebecor Inc. has become the new owner of the Quebec Remparts. Gilles Courteau, commissioner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, made the...
Halifax Rainmen’s Joey Haywood, centre, shoots against Moncton Miracles’ Stanley Robinson, left, and Trayvon Lathan during an NBL of Canada game at Scotiabank Centre on Nov. 13. (STAFF)
It was almost as if he never left. Earlier this month, former Saint Mary’s Huskies star Joey Haywood returned to the Halifax Rainmen, a team...
Arts & Life
Blues legend B.B. King performs at the Halifax Metro Centre in 2002. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD / Staff)
There was some public spanking this year of the great Riley B. King during what may have been the final stretch of his long career.

Author P.D. James, seen in 2007, died Thursday at 94. James' books, many featuring sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions in many countries and most were just as popular when adapted for television. (AP)
LONDON — P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and...
Wheels
Sowerby says: "Driving with a manual transmission makes me feel more in touch, not only with the vehicle, but also with the road. I like to control the relationship between the engine and the rear wheels." (Garry Sowerby Photo)
When I learned to drive, my father’s truck was the tool of choice. The 1966 F-100 Mercury was one of the few V-8 pick-ups in my hometown and...
The 2016 Ford Explorer. (Handout)
LOS ANGELES, CA — In advance of the official unveiling at the LA Auto Show here last week, and six months before it arrives at dealers, Ford...

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As you may be able to gather from the title of this post, my two-week saga of leaky ceilings, landlord issues and annoyances has reached a conclusion...
Hi Deb, I have a fireplace in the living room with windows on either side.  Do you think the best set up is with the sofa across from the...
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Two pair of knitted wool socks.

For Gordie Gosse, they serve as symbols of his wife Sue’s enormous strength and kindness. She was

The arrival of an electronic speed radar sign in Hammonds Plains earlier this month flagged drivers clocking more than 70 km/hr; resulted in

The 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the infamous Berlin Wall was celebrated on Nov. 9.

As the wall fell in 1989, thousands