Township of Esquimalt

The Greater Victoria Teachers Association is calling for school liaisons to come back. (File photo)

Greater Victoria teachers want school liaison officers back

Teachers say there have been violent incidents at schools where preventative care is necessary

The Greater Victoria Teachers Association is calling for school liaisons to come back. (File photo)
The Township of Esquimalt is considering adopting Victoria’s plastic bag ban bylaw (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

Esquimalt looks into instating plastic bag ban

The township will now seek public consultation on how to bring the bylaw into effect

The Township of Esquimalt is considering adopting Victoria’s plastic bag ban bylaw (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
Dogs of all sizes are invited to swim at the Esquimalt Rec Centre for the first “Doggy Paddle” event on Dec. 2. Here, a water-friendly pup dives after his toy at the Pet-A-Palooza event that ran this summer (James Mackenzie/Black Press)

Esquimalt Rec Centre pool goes to the dogs

The inaugural “Dog Swim” happens before the pool is closed for maintenance

Dogs of all sizes are invited to swim at the Esquimalt Rec Centre for the first “Doggy Paddle” event on Dec. 2. Here, a water-friendly pup dives after his toy at the Pet-A-Palooza event that ran this summer (James Mackenzie/Black Press)
A semi-truck got lodged under the E&N bridge on Hereward Road Thursday morning, but managed to get out within a few hours. A few pieces of its roof was left lodged into the bridge well into the afternoon. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Transport truck navigation apps don’t warn drivers about low bridge in Esquimalt

Another truck was lodged under the E&N bridge on Hereward Road on Thursday

A semi-truck got lodged under the E&N bridge on Hereward Road Thursday morning, but managed to get out within a few hours. A few pieces of its roof was left lodged into the bridge well into the afternoon. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Residents across Greater Victoria are calling crack repairs on roads “municipal street art.” (Facebook/Scott Wood)

Crack repairs on streets across Greater Victoria touted as ‘municipal street art’

Complaints of tar on pets and cars are making residents angry

Residents across Greater Victoria are calling crack repairs on roads “municipal street art.” (Facebook/Scott Wood)