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After weekend flood worry, Perth-Andover residents can go back home

After weekend flood worry, Perth-Andover residents can go back home

| April 20, 2015

Keith Monahan and little April were happy to go home on Monday afternoon. They were two of many who were forced to evacuate over the weekend. A huge ice jam on the St. John River had the village on flood watch. “Everything gets upset..she cried, she stopped crying, she cried, she was worried,” said Keith […]

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Mandatory Evacuation Order Lifted

Mandatory Evacuation Order Lifted

| April 20, 2015

Press Release from the Village of Perth Andover Perth-Andover, NB – “The Village of Perth-Andover has removed the mandatory evacuation. However, if residents are staying with family or friends we would encourage you to stay one more evening. At the present time, we feel the community is not at any immediate risk of flooding. However, […]

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Western New Brunswick Flood Clean-up

Western New Brunswick Flood Clean-up

| May 29, 2014

Flood recovery continues in Western New Brunswick. Stewart’s Home Hardware and Furniture in Woodstock is still without power after suffering extensive damage. Stewart’s Home Hardware has been a staple in Woodstock for 100 years was hit harder than it ever has been by floods, the severity of the flooding is described by co-owner Harold McLellan, […]

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Forecasters and Emergency Management Monitor Rain on the Way

Forecasters and Emergency Management Monitor Rain on the Way

| April 21, 2014

Well it’s almost the end of April, but snow is still on the ground in some areas and with above freezing temperatures means more snow melt, and we even have some rain on the way this week. “At this point, the current thinking is that the rivers should be able to handle this, however given […]

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Heavy Flooding Throughout New England

Heavy Flooding Throughout New England

| April 16, 2014

Heavy flooding throughout northern New England has caused at least one fatality and emergency officials have evacuated downtown areas in some Maine towns. Officials in all three states advise residents to avoid flooded roadways and prepare for overflowing rivers. Maine emergency management officials said flooding in Maine is statewide and the state is likely to […]

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