Nicole Crescenzi

Two police officers received non-life-threatening injuries during an arrest on Sunday night. (File photo)

Two VicPD officers injured, man and woman facing charges

Police were called to the scene Sunday night after a man tried to kick in someone’s door

Two police officers received non-life-threatening injuries during an arrest on Sunday night. (File photo)
Rendering shows what Ship Point could look like according to a recently released master plan from the City of Victoria. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria mayor hopes ninth attempt to redesign Ship Point will go through

Revised master plan for waterfront site includes plazas, festival piers and more

Rendering shows what Ship Point could look like according to a recently released master plan from the City of Victoria. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Domanic Bland, Grade 7 student at Rockheights middle school, cleans off a headstone situated in God’s Acre Cemetery.                                Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Rockheights middle school students connect with fallen veterans

Grade 7s clean headstones at God’s Acre Cemetery in Esquimalt to prepare for its 150th anniversary

Domanic Bland, Grade 7 student at Rockheights middle school, cleans off a headstone situated in God’s Acre Cemetery.                                Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Visitors to the Royal B.C. Museum rushed in for the opening of Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs exhibition which opened May 18. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Meet the pharaohs: RBCM Egyptian exhibit now open

Over 300 original artifacts are on display in Victoria from museums around the world

Visitors to the Royal B.C. Museum rushed in for the opening of Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs exhibition which opened May 18. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Police released descriptions of two suspects involved in a stabbing in Beacon Hill Park on May 14. (File photo)

Two suspects wanted in relation to Beacon Hill Stabbing

The Victoria Police Department is looking for two young women involved in an attempted robbery

Police released descriptions of two suspects involved in a stabbing in Beacon Hill Park on May 14. (File photo)
Police and ambulances were on the scene Wednesday night after a series of assaults took place in downtown Victoria. (Photo by Alex Lopez)                                Police and ambulances were on the scene Wednesday night after a series of assaults took place in downtown Victoria. (Photo by Alex Lopez)

UPDATE: VicPD defend decision not to warn public after initial attack

String of assaults downtown Wednesday night left several people with serious injuries

Police and ambulances were on the scene Wednesday night after a series of assaults took place in downtown Victoria. (Photo by Alex Lopez)                                Police and ambulances were on the scene Wednesday night after a series of assaults took place in downtown Victoria. (Photo by Alex Lopez)
Victoria Carriage Tours horses were hooked up to a similar trolley to this one when they slipped and fell at Ogden Point recently. (News file photo)

Horse-drawn carriage, trolley tour company facing backlash over Ogden Point incident

Accident was the result of a ‘perfect storm’ says Victoria Carriage Tours boss

Victoria Carriage Tours horses were hooked up to a similar trolley to this one when they slipped and fell at Ogden Point recently. (News file photo)
Vic High saved from wrecking ball

Vic High saved from wrecking ball

SD61 committee recommends two seismic upgrade options for aging high school

Vic High saved from wrecking ball
The Women’s Enterprise Centre is hosting a a peer mentoring group for women who work in technology. (Shutterstock)

Peer support group starting for women in technology

Women only make up five per cent of Canadian tech entrepreneurs

The Women’s Enterprise Centre is hosting a a peer mentoring group for women who work in technology. (Shutterstock)
Victoria Police want help in finding 14-year old Hannah Campbell (FILE CONTRIBUTED)

UPDATE: Missing Victoria teenager Hannah Campbell located

Victoria Police are requesting help in finding a 14-year old that was reported missing on May 10

Victoria Police want help in finding 14-year old Hannah Campbell (FILE CONTRIBUTED)
CRD Board members made a decision to push forward a pay raise for CRD executive positions on May 9. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)

CRD board members vote for executive staff pay raise

Staff making up to $268,200 can expect as much as a 2.67 per cent wage increase

CRD Board members made a decision to push forward a pay raise for CRD executive positions on May 9. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)
Pass the tissue: Length of allergy season up 60 per cent

Pass the tissue: Length of allergy season up 60 per cent

Some allergens are active 33 days earlier than previous seasons

Pass the tissue: Length of allergy season up 60 per cent
Brenda Joy Scott, who recently published a children’s book, The Monster in the Basement, is one of over 100 of emerging authors who will be featured at an event at the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Central Branch on May 12. Photo contributed

GVPL hosts fourth Emerging Local Authors Collection

Over 100 local authors will show off their books

Brenda Joy Scott, who recently published a children’s book, The Monster in the Basement, is one of over 100 of emerging authors who will be featured at an event at the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Central Branch on May 12. Photo contributed
Taylor MacKinnon is a 23 year-old Victoria woman who discovered she was pregnant shortly after she heard of a recall of her birth control brand, Alesse. She has now filed a class action lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company, Pfeizer, which is responsible for the brand. (FILE CONTRIBUTED)

Pregnant Victoria woman files lawsuit after birth control recall

Pregnancy detected two weeks after a Alesse recall announcement

Taylor MacKinnon is a 23 year-old Victoria woman who discovered she was pregnant shortly after she heard of a recall of her birth control brand, Alesse. She has now filed a class action lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company, Pfeizer, which is responsible for the brand. (FILE CONTRIBUTED)
B.C. Maritime Museum executive director David Leverton wants the museum to have a purpose-built location, and a national title. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

B.C. Maritime Museum angling for waterfront location, national status

Most of collection sits in storage these days, with just 3,000 square feet for display space

B.C. Maritime Museum executive director David Leverton wants the museum to have a purpose-built location, and a national title. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Vice Admiral (Retired) Nigel Brodeur gives a speech at the unveiling of a naval service monument commemorating the creation of the Canadian Naval Service in 1910. Brodeur’s grandfather, Louis-Phillipe Brodeur, introduced the legislation to create the Canadian Navy and became Canada’s first Minister of the Naval Service. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Navy monument unveiling an emotional moment for retired vice admiral

Nigel Brodeur’s grandfather sponsored the creation of the Canadian Naval Services in 1910

Vice Admiral (Retired) Nigel Brodeur gives a speech at the unveiling of a naval service monument commemorating the creation of the Canadian Naval Service in 1910. Brodeur’s grandfather, Louis-Phillipe Brodeur, introduced the legislation to create the Canadian Navy and became Canada’s first Minister of the Naval Service. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
The Plaskett Telescope, at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, in 1918 and 2018. Today, the telescope has accumulated nearly a century of upgrades that make it 10,000 times more sensitive than when it was first built. (FILE CONTRIBUTED)

Plaskett telescope turns 100; recognized as national historic site

The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich has made astronomical discoveries since 1918

The Plaskett Telescope, at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, in 1918 and 2018. Today, the telescope has accumulated nearly a century of upgrades that make it 10,000 times more sensitive than when it was first built. (FILE CONTRIBUTED)
One of the longboards stolen is distinctive. It is a brand new, full-sized board with dark grey grip tape on top with a circular black and white sticker in the middle. The underside is described as having a dark blue, white, grey and aquamarine pattern with a smaller black circular sticker. (FILE CONTRIBUTED)

Victoria teen suffers ‘life-altering injuries’ after suspects steal longboard, attack him

Police are looking for two teen suspects, as well as a man who offered to help the victim

One of the longboards stolen is distinctive. It is a brand new, full-sized board with dark grey grip tape on top with a circular black and white sticker in the middle. The underside is described as having a dark blue, white, grey and aquamarine pattern with a smaller black circular sticker. (FILE CONTRIBUTED)
The Victoria Fire Department was called to the scene at Gorge Road E. and Government St. for a reported person on fire. (FILE PHOTO)

UPDATE: Man on fire succumbs to injuries

Restaurant owner extinguished flames in afternoon incident

The Victoria Fire Department was called to the scene at Gorge Road E. and Government St. for a reported person on fire. (FILE PHOTO)
Movers transport equipment out of the VI Fitness location in Oak Bay. VI Fitness declared bankruptcy and permanently closed all of its locations across the Island, letting its patrons and staff know with an early morning email on May 2. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

WATCH: Patrons, staff shocked to find VI Fitness facilities permanently closed

VI Fitness declared bankruptcy and let patrons and staff know with an early morning email

Movers transport equipment out of the VI Fitness location in Oak Bay. VI Fitness declared bankruptcy and permanently closed all of its locations across the Island, letting its patrons and staff know with an early morning email on May 2. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
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