Nicols' weekly here. She writes like she knows you.
March 29th to April 5th
This week, the Sun
is in Aries, which means the Full Moon on Saturday will be in Libra.
Aries and Libra are opposite signs, and every month the Full Moon is
opposite the sign of the Sun. Also this week, Mercury moves into Aries
and Mars moves into Taurus. So let's take a look at how these three
changes affect us. I see now how the notion of spring cleaning is true!
Once the Sun and Mercury enter Aries, everyone wants to jumpstart
something new and fresh. That's what Aries is all about - new, fresh and
Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board Residential Sales Stats
There were 164 residential real
estate sales in Chilliwack during February 2015 which is up slightly from
February 2015 when 156 were sold. There were
352 new residential listings in February this year compared to 353 in
February 2014. Total listings in
February 2015 were
1,369 which is down from February 2014 when 1,454were listed.
Single Family Homes (SFH)
CADREB reports that there were
102 single family detached homes sold in February 2015, up from
February 2014 when
93 were sold. Currently, there are 187 new SFH's listed
compared to 173 listed in February 2014. There were 653 listings in
February this year compared to 716 in February 2014.
There were 39 Town home sales in
February 2015 compared to 35 that sold in February 2014. There were 78 new
listings in February this year compared to February 2014 when there were 90
listed. A total of 281 were listed for sale in February 2015, which is down
slightly from February 2014 when 300 were listed.
There were 13 apartment units
sold in February 2015 compared to 12 that sold in February 2014. There were
listings in February 2015 compared to 49 listed in February 2014. The total apt
listings for sale this year in January was 234 compared to 2224 listed in
There were 4 mobile home sales
in February 2015 compared to 8 that sold in February 2014. There were 12 new
listings in February this year compared to 19 listed for sale in February 2014.
There were 70 active listings in February 2015 compared to 91 listed in
Homes with Acreage
A total of 6 homes with acreage
were sold in February 2015 compared to 8 that sold in February 2014. There were
22 new listings in February compared to 22 listed in February 2014. In total,
there were 123 listings in February compared to 120 in February 2014.
The Bottom Line
Total residential sales in Chilliwack for
2015 was $53,398,607 compared to
February 2014 when
$46,892,587 changed hands.
This is day the 89th day of the year
There are 276 days left in 2015
The Queensboro Bridge in New York opens. It is the first double decker
bridge and links Manhattan and Queens.
World War II: Allied bombers conduct their most severe bombing run on Sofia,
The Yonge Street subway line opens in Toronto. It is the first subway in
16 year-old Lesley Gore recorded her breakthrough hit, 'It's My Party'. The
song produced by Quincy Jones went on to be a US No.1.
A bomb explodes in a car parked in front of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon,
virtually destroying the building.
The Sex Pistols played their first show at The 100 club, London, they begin
a weekly residency at the club in June.
Airey Neave, a British Member of Parliament, is killed by a car bomb as he
exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims
President Ronald Reagan is shot and wounded in Washington, D.C. by John W.
Hinkley Jr. with a .22 revolver with exploding bullets. He was only ten feet
away from Reagan when he began shooting.
Vincent Van Gogh's Sunflowers is bought for $39.85 million.
Jack Nicklaus made his debut in the "Seniors" golf tournament.
64th Academy Awards - "Silence of Lamb," A Hopkins and Jodie Foster win for
With files from Wikipedia, the History
Channel, Historynet, This Day in Music and other sources.
River Valley COPS Volunteers Needed
CRV Citizens on
Patrol are looking for volunteers. Check for stolen cars, neighbourhood
problems, or other police matters. Cars are marked so people will know we
are out there. Needed for May to September on Fridays and Saturdays in
Contact Ryder Lake resident Jamie Irwin at
Colonel Simon Alexander, a famous African
mercenary, languishes away in Black Beach Prison. Failing health makes an
unsupported escape impossible, and the diplomatic process is failing as
fast as his health.
cyber-crimes on the rise, it’s important to know how to protect yourself.
March is Fraud Prevention Month and every Friday Prospera Credit Union is
sharing tips on social media to help you avoid getting scammed.
Ombudsperson makes 36 recommendations to Ministry of
Released by BC Ombudsperson
Ombudsperson Kim Carter has released the results of her office’s
investigation into provincial oversight of private career training
institutions (PCTIs). The Ombudsperson makes 36 recommendations to the
& Shadow is a group photographic exhibition featuring the works of Mary
Askey, Linda Brown, Mary Chalmers Main, Zidonja Ganert, Delphine Gornall,
Fred Gornall, Michael Hamilton-Clark, Jenna Hauck, Vickie Legere and Pat
Enterprise Centre (WEC), a leading business resource for women starting,
purchasing or growing a small business in British Columbia, announced the
results of a recent survey on the effect of mentorship on women-owned
Resident gets burned in early
morning kitchen fire
Released by Chief I. Josephson
approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, firefighters from halls 1 & 4 responded to
a reported structure fire in the 9700-block of Carleton Street. Upon arrival,
fire crews found light smoke inside a one-storey residential house.
Firefighters discovered an adult male had left ...
The bloodied victim of a violent carjack at
Nowell and Yale in downtown Chilliwack, explains to police what happened.
the driver knew what was going to happen, he never would have pulled over.
Trouble began just after 1 a.m., Saturday when a man driving a white 2003
Ford Focus, was flagged down by a couple at Nowell St. and Yale Rd.
suspect, who was allegedly armed with a knife, got in and immediately
attacked the driver, punching him and slashing at him with the knife. The
driver, fearing for his life, bailed and the man and woman took off in the vehicle east down Yale
time later police spotted the vehicle near Ruth and Naomi's shelter on
Fletcher Ave. with the couple still inside.
responding officer managed to arrest the female suspect, however the male
darted off into the darkness.