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New Brunswick Budget Highlights

New Brunswick Budget Highlights

| March 31, 2015

FREDERICTON – Highlights of the New Brunswick budget introduced Tuesday: – A deficit of (Canadian) $476.8 million is projected on an (Canadian) $8.6-billion spending program. – Accumulated debt expected to reach (Canadian) $12.6 billion by the spring of 2016. – Taxes on gasoline will increase by 1.9 cents per litre and the cost of diesel […]

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3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

| March 26, 2015

A much different scene than 3 years ago here in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. The Saint John River still frozen due to the unseasonably cold temperatures. “This year is way too tense. We just cross our fingers and hope that things work out. We’ve done what we can so far. We’re having our first emergency meeting […]

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Man charged in killing of his Mother

Man charged in killing of his Mother

| March 6, 2015

Woodstock, NB – A 25-year-old New Brunswick man has been charged with first degree murder, arson and break and enter in connection with the death of a woman in Peel on March 2, 2015. Emergency crews were called to a fire at a home in Peel at about 4:45 a.m. on Monday morning. The home […]

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Fire Deemed Suspicious

Fire Deemed Suspicious

| March 3, 2015

Peel, NB – The RCMP’s Major Crime Unit along with West District RCMP from Woodstock are investigating the death of a person in Peel, north of Hartland. Emergency crews were called to a home in Peel at 4:45 a.m. on March 2, 2015. When they arrived, the home was completely engulfed in flames. The body of […]

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World Pond Hockey Championships

World Pond Hockey Championships

| February 13, 2015

“My sons came here for the first time years ago, and it was like Field of Dreams,” said John Spatola. He’s in his fifties and has been coming to the World Pond Hockey Championships in Plaster Rock, NB for nine years. For one weekend every year, Plaster Rock New Brunswick becomes that place for hundreds […]

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