Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

North Carolina bracing for catastrophic river flooding

Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:48AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:33AM EDT WILMINGTON, N.C. — With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighbourhoods. Workers will begin handing out supplies to stranded residents in the city of 120,000 people beginning Tuesday morning, county officials say. One road was opened intoRead More

New tent city in Saanich told to shut down by province

New tent city in Saanich told to shut down by province

The province has issued a notice of unauthorized occupation to a group of campers who moved their tent city to a patch of provincial land in Saanich. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Cause of Crystal City fire deemed accidental, damage in the millions

Crystal City

The cause of a massive fire in southern Manitoba has been deemed accidental, according to the province. The fire broke out Monday, Aug. 20 in Crystal City, Man., about 200 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg and just north of the U.S. border. READ MORE: ‘It was horrific’: Man hurt as massive fire levels Manitoba grain elevator and hardware store Brodie Richardson was working in the grain elevator when the fire started. He suffered second degree burns to his upper body, and was airlifted by STARS Air Ambulance to Health Sciences CentreRead More

Calgary 2026 bid details to be rolled out as city gears up for plebiscite

Calgary Olympics

Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018 7:21AM EDT CALGARY — Calgarians are about to get a close look at what hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games would entail. The bid corporation Calgary 2026 will present to city council early next week a draft hosting plan, which will outline the investment required and the legacy left should the city go ahead with a bid. “I think we have to show that all the parties are doing hard work to get to where we need to getRead More

City projecting $14M surplus in 2018

Ottawa City Hall

The City of Ottawa’s second-quarter financials have been calculated and, so far, the City appears to be in the black. In newly-prepared documents for next week’s Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting, City Staff say, as of June 30, municipal departments are showing a surplus of about $7.6 million. Some of the savings the City has found come from vacant job positions and lower than expected bank fees. The City also made $1.4 million in the first two quarters from the sale of surplus land and $1.6 million in investmentRead More

A Modern-Day Santa Claus (CBSNews)

A Modern-Day Santa Claus (CBSNews)

Ten years ago, Terry Franz started “Cars for Christmas” – giving away cars to people who couldn’t afford them. Steve Hartman went to Kansas City to talk to this modern-day Santa Claus. ( source todays world news – A Modern-Day Santa Claus (CBSNews) #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Edmonton Hourly Weather –

Edmonton City in Alberta, Canada Edmonton, capital of Canada’s Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River. Its past is recreated at Fort Edmonton Park, a living history museum with an 1846 fort and streets from 1885, 1905 and 1920. The city’s contemporary landmarks include the Royal Alberta Museum, with aboriginal-culture and natural-history galleries, and the futuristic-looking Art Gallery of Alberta, known for its First Nations art. Elevation: 645 m Population: 928,182 (2014) UNdata The Weather Channel Tweets by weatherchannel AccuWeather News Tweets by breakingweather Weather Underground

Wandering Vatican City | rosemaryswanderings

#Wandering #Vatican #City May 6, 2017 · by WritingSphinx Last I was in Rome as an adult was 20-25 years ago. I have no memories of visiting the Vatican; there are so many other historical buildings and locations to see that the Vatican wasn’t really on my radar. This time however I wanted a Vatican experience. My friend wished to celebrate her 60th. birthday in Rome and together with her husband and another friend we set out to explore the Eternal City. Prior to leaving home, I checked the Vatican’sRead More