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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Ship are starting to return with more loads of salt to unload. On June 7th and ship came and unloaded over night and the pile was covered up the next morning. However, I noticed a very light dusting on my vehicle when leaving for the day (June 8th), the other side street were not as lucky. A...
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    Looking for Bell Cairn Class Photos

    This sent in, Bell Cairn 1943
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    May 2022 Beach Banner

    Attached is the May 2022 beach Banner, many thanks to resident Lorraine Hughes.
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    The same large pile has been open since February 19th with many days that had winds out of the west, also many days with a white substance on my vehicle and property. I was told that this pile is a working pile meaning that it is used to load trucks for delivery, I have never seen any product...
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    More Beach Wildlife

    It's been a while since we had some additions; There is a fox den near the Lift Bridge, last year there were many pups running around; Another sent in by member Maggie;
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    April 2022 Beach Banner

    Attached is the April 2022 Beach Banner. The new Editor is resident Lorraine Hughes.
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    Peregrine Falcons

    I have not heard anything yet about the falcons, there is a pair in nesting box so there will likely be some new ones on the way. There seems to be more photography people around lately watching them as in past years.
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    954 Beach Blvd

    It was rental for decades as I knew many of the tenants, don't recall a Tracey though. Most rentals I see down here don't seem to get needed upgrades, so only fix what is absolutely needed and all else gets put off. Please lets us know if you find any history, good luck.
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Another weekend with blustery winds and the piles are still open. The smaller working pile was covered somewhat but the large piles was wide open and looking like it is collapsing. These were taken on March 12th; The smaller pile is open behind the rail car. Another of my vehicle covered...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Another wind storm (100km+) coming for March 6th and the same two piles have been open since February 19th, I seen a covering of my vehicle of what looked like salt after winds started and checked Eastport. The Skyway was closed in both directions as a tractor trailer rolled over due to the high...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Checking Eastport today, it was quite breezy and the same two piles have left open for another weekend.
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Checking my vehicle on Wednesday (February 23rd) it was covered in what looked like salt. I had my car at the car wash two days before and it rained most of next day and it was was warm for this time of the year, therefore the QEW wasn't getting salted. Checked Eastport and two piles were still...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Leaving my house today (February 19th) I notice my vehicle and property cover with a white substance again. Checking the piles on Eastport, one large pile was open on both ends, once again it was another long weekend with no loading going on. There was plenty of news forecasts stating we would...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    From the Spec's letters to the editor section, a good opinion piece from Matt Francis;
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    I received of complaints from residents yesterday who seen the salt piles wide open during high winds. Checked my vehicle and it had a light dusting of what looked like salt. I traveled over to Eastport and one large pile was uncovered and another looked to be open as well, the front section of...
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