The Big Lift project is delayed again; work on the MacDonald Bridge was supposed to wrap up in September but now it’s being pushed back until May 20-18. More time is needed for the contractor to install a dehumidification system that will stop the main cable from corroding. As annoying as the delay is, I would rather drive across a non-corroded bridge; but maybe that’s just me?
The mumps are at Dal! Two confirmed cases of the mumps at the university have officials notifying students and profs and there could be more cases outside of the Dal community. People are being asked to have up-to-date vaccinations and contact your doctor if you have a fever, headache, muscle aches, swollen glands on your face and pain when swallowing.
And it’s time change weekend! Get ready to ‘fall back’ 1 hour as Daylight Saving Time ends!Change your clocks at 2 AM This Sunday (so set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night, basically. Unless you have a cellphone that changes for you – yay technology!) Nice to get an extra hour of sleep but such a bummer to know that means darker days…
Donald Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated yesterday for a whole 11 minutes and while some speculated that Trump had deleted his account, or that Twitter had suspended it, it turned out that it was deleted by an employee on his last day of work at Twitter. Twitter says it will conduct a full investigation but really, we both know that they won’t bother.
Opening in theatres this weekend: Thor: Ragnarok with Chris Hemsworth coming back as Thor, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett and Anthony Hopkins also star in the film; A Bad Moms Christmas – the sequel to Bad Moms with Kristen Bell & Mila Kunis; My Friend Dahmer, Lady Bird and LBJ are also coming out but you probably won’t see those until you see Thor & Bad Moms first, right?
And that’s your Fast Five!