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Another Train Derails in New Brunswick

| January 27, 2014

CBC News is reporting another train has derailed in New Brunswick. This one in the community of Saint Basille. Its the second derailment in New Brunswick this month. The accident happened late Sunday night. CBC is reporting 5 cars derailed. Jacques Doiron, emergency measures co-ordinator for the City of Edmundston, says one of them contained “dangerous, […]

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Halifax Man Sentenced in Edmundston Bust

| January 8, 2014

A 30-year-old Halifax man, Michael McNaughton, has been sentenced to three years in prison for possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. The charge stems from a vehicle search conducted near Edmundston on March 5, 2012, by the RCMP in New Brunswick’s Roving Traffic Unit with the assistance of the RCMP in New Brunswick’s Federal […]

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Edmundston Pipeline

| December 11, 2013

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. – A spokesman for TransCanada says the company is looking to address concerns raised by the mayor of Edmundston, N.B. about the route for the EnergyEast pipeline project. Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard had wanted assurances the route for the west-to-east pipeline would not harm his city’s watershed area and wouldn’t run close to […]

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Violette Motors Theft

| August 28, 2013

The Violette Motors Ford Car Dealership in Edmundston, New Brunswick was the target of a heist Friday night through Saturday morning. Deputy Chief  of the Edmundston Police Force Percy Picard said, “Last Saturday morning August the 24th in the early hours, at least 2 individuals entered the parking lot of the Ford dealership on Queens Street and […]

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World Acadian Congress Unveils Conferences and Seminars Component

| June 17, 2013

Organizers of the World Acadian Congress say planning is right on track for the international event that will take place next summer. Today they announced another component of the two week gathering. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli gives us an update.

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