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Gathering of the Scots “The Ultimate Scottish Experience”

Gathering of the Scots “The Ultimate Scottish Experience”

| June 2, 2015

Not everyone enjoys the sound of bagpipes. “It rings in the ears,” said Jaden Reicker of Kars, New Brunswick. That is unless you have Scottish roots like Pops Godfrey. He’s been a Pipe Sargent in the Southern Victoria Pipe Band, and has been playing for over thirty years. “I love it, it just… it moves […]

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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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MANDATORY EVACUATION IN PERTH-ANDOVER

MANDATORY EVACUATION IN PERTH-ANDOVER

| April 18, 2015

MANDATORY EVACUATION The Village of Perth-Andover is issuing a MANDATORY EVACUATION for people that live within low areas of the Village of Perth-Andover to proceed in a voluntary evacuation and make arrangements for alternate lodging.   We are asking all evacuees to register with us at the Village Office 273-4958, and  leave us a contact number of where you […]

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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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