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Law Enforcement Talk Drugs Update…Problem with Prescription Drug Abuse Growing

| July 18, 2014

Local law enforcement say prescription drug abuse continues to climb in the county, which means that crime rates could also go up. In a two part report, Shawn Cunningham talks to those working in the trenches fighting the war on drugs. She finds out what THEY SAY needs to happen to win some important battles. […]

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Communities React To Jesse Marquis Capture

| June 9, 2014

While Jesse Marquis remains in jail, a community that’s been through a week of uncertainty…and tension…can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Shawn Cunningham reports. Peace and quiet outside Amy Theriault’s home. A far cry from just seven days ago and all the chaos and commotion of police and invesitgators trying to piece together what […]

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Five Animals Left For Weeks in Freezing Home in Ashland, Owner Charged with Cruelty

| January 7, 2014

Police estimate that two dogs and three cats were abandoned at a home in Ashland for two or three weeks with no food, no water, and no heat. Jarad Carney of the Ashland Police Department says, “I honestly believe they probably would not have made it through another night in that cold.” Last Thursday Sergeant […]

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RCMP Contract in Question

| December 5, 2013

Hartland, New Brunswick town councilors are questioning their contract with RCMP after a decrease in regional police coverage. The Bugle Observer reports that councilors questioned  the fee the town pays for the services it receives during Monday night’s meeting,. Hartland Mayor Craig Melanson calls the RCMP’s coverage disturbing. One thought that was suggested was that the town consider […]

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Fort Fairfield Budget Balancing Might Require Municipal Staffing Reductions

| June 19, 2013

We turn now to Fort Fairfield where the Town Council is meeting to finalize its 2013-2014 municipal budget. Our Shawn Cunningham met up with the Town Manager earlier today to find out what difficult decisions lay ahead in that community.

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