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Perth Andover Asking for More Money for 2012 Flood Victims

Perth Andover Asking for More Money for 2012 Flood Victims

| May 9, 2014

What about us? That’s the question some Perth-Andover residents are asking after the province announced that homeowners in Sussex will be getting 120 thousand dollars in flooding compensation this year — which is 40 thousand dollars more than the amount residents in the village got in 2012. “Quickly goes back to thinking about our own […]

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NB Gas Distribution

NB Gas Distribution

| April 22, 2014

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick’s biggest industrial users of natural gas, including the Irving Oil refinery and pulp and paper mills, would pay more to access natural gas under changes to the province’s Gas Distribution Act. Energy Minister Craig Leonard says under the 1999 law, the province’s six largest users of natural gas have paid an […]

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Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

| March 27, 2014

Fifty new jobs are coming to Plaster Rock. On Thursday, Twin Rivers Paper Company made the announcement that it’s investing 2.5 million dollars in the mill in the village. “It means my employment for the next ten years or more is pretty secure,” said Jacques Chamberlain, maintenance superintendent at the mill. Twin Rivers employees were all […]

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TCH Shutdown

TCH Shutdown

| March 13, 2014

One person was seriously injured after a six-vehicle accident in Florenceville,  New Brunswick.  The accident happened late Thursday morning, shutting down the Trans-Canada Highway between Perth-Andover and Florenceville.  According to the Fredericton Daily Gleaner, the accident involved four tractor-trailers and two passenger vehicles.  One person sustained serious injuries, but the injuries don’t appear to be […]

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New Brunswick Forest Industry to Gain Access to 20 Per Cent More Crown Wood

New Brunswick Forest Industry to Gain Access to 20 Per Cent More Crown Wood

| March 12, 2014

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick is going to allow its forestry industry to harvest an additional 660,000 cubic metres of wood a year. Natural Resources Minister Paul Robichaud says the 20 per cent increase will bring the total to about 3.9 million cubic metres of spruce and fir, enough to add 500 new jobs. Robichaud and […]

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