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Family owned Plaster Rock department store closing after 30 years

| October 10, 2014

It’s the place Plaster Rock residents go to grab that last minute birthday gift.. You know, for the party that starts in half an hour. Or maybe to get a quick replacement toothbrush. Greer’s Department store has been a fixture in the village for more than 30 years. “If they don’t have it anyplace else, […]

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Fatigue Blamed for Wheel Failure in NB Train Derailment

| June 12, 2014

  PLASTER ROCK, N.B. – The Transportation Safety Board says fatigue caused a wheel to fail on a freight train that derailed earlier this year in northern New Brunswick, sparking a fire that burned for days. The CN train was hauling crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas when 19 cars and a locomotive went off […]

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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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World Pond Hockey Championships Begin

| February 14, 2014

Jenna Callari brings us the sights of the World Pond Hockey Championships taking place in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick.

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Derailment Cleanup Near Complete

| January 22, 2014

PLASTER ROCK, N.B. – Officials with CN say cleanup operations at the scene of a fiery freight train derailment near Plaster Rock, N.B., earlier this month are nearly complete. CN spokesman Jim Feeny said in a statement Wednesday that the 19 cars that derailed two weeks ago have been removed and a locomotive will be […]

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