March 2010

Village of Mcadam Spring Cleanup

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 17:27 PM

McAdam Village Council announced the annual Spring Clean Up Day will commence on Monday May 3rd beginning at 8:00 AM. This special curb side collection day will be held that residents can dispose of items normally not accepted at the curb on regular collection day.

All small products as well as garbage, etc., in sealed plastic garbage bags at the roadside. All other products may be placed at the roadside in their existing shape and size.

RCMP release name of woman discovered on Sunday in Moncton

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 15:01 PM

The woman's body found on Sunday has been identified as Shirley Suzanne Bland of Moncton. On March 28 shortly after 2:30 pm her body was discovered in the snow by a man who was walking his dog in the marsh behind Superstore Market on Main Street in Moncton. The autopsy revealed no physical injuries on the woman and foul play is not suspected. Further testing will take place to determine the cause of death but that may take several months.The investigation is ongoing.

Town of St. Stephen Spring Cleanup

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 13:47 PM

Bagged leaves and bundled or bagged twigs only residents of the Town of St. Stephen are advised that due to an early spring, the town will be conducting two pickups of bagged leaves and bundled or bagged twigs only week of Tuesday, April 6 and the week of Tuesday, May 25.

Please have your bagged leaves and bundled or bagged twigs out at curbside by April 6 and May 25. Please note that all leaves must be in plastic bags preferably clear and biodegradeable and securely tied in order for Town pickup.

End Of An Era for The Old Saint Andrews Aquarium

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 13:27 PM

Past the point of no return! The aquarium, built in 1972, is no more. Demolition of the old building took place Wednesday, March 10, to make way for the new discovery centre.

The creatures from the old aquarium have all been relocated to other parts of the Huntsman campus, and will be on display again in May when a temporary aquarium opens .

Photo's compliments of Jim Cornall.

Nominations for Canada Post Community Literacy Awards now open.

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 13:06 PM

Canada Post announced that nominations for the 18th annual Canada Post Community Literacy Awards are now open. These awards recognize the achievements of Canadians who made important contributions to literacy in this country.
“An estimated 9 million Canadians between the ages of 16 and 65 are still struggling with literacy,” says Anthony Wilson-Smith, vice-president, Communications. “

Nominations can be submitted in two categories:

Individual Achievements for those who have overcome literacy challenges ($300 prize)

Police seeking Public Assistanceon a Hit and Run St. George

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:11 PM

 St. George RCMP are seeking the assistance of the public with regards to a hit and run motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian which occurred on March 18, 2010 between 11:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. in Beaver Harbour, NB.

A 26 year old male was walking along Highway 778 near civic address 800 in Beaver Harbour when a vehicle traveling north from Blacks Harbour struck him causing minor injuries.

The vehicle failed to stop and the victim was unable to provide a description of the vehicle.

Police seeking Public Assistance, St. George

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 11:27 AM

St. George RCMP are seeking the assistance of the public with regards to a very disturbing incident involving cruelty to an animal that occurred between March 20, 2010 and March 23, 2010 near the Old St. Andrews Road, St. George.

On March 23, 2010, RCMP were made aware that a dog had been tied to a tree out in a blueberry field and left for wild animals.

TeleCare access improved with launch of 811 service

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 09:53 AM

The provincial government is launching 811 TeleCare service to make it easier for New Brunswick residents to get non-urgent health information. Effective today, residents can get toll-free access to the information by dialing 811.
TeleCare provides a range of health-related information, including advice and assistance on how best to get health-care services for specific needs. Services are provided through trained registered nurses and customer contact agents, depending on the type of information and assistance being sought.

RCMP identify body discovered on weekend, Moncton

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 10:08 AM

RCMP have identified the body discovered in a marsh off Main Street in Moncton on Sunday afternoon.
The body has been identified as a woman in her fifties from Moncton. Police believe the body had been in that location for a few months. The autopsy revealed no physical injuries on the woman and foul play is not suspected. Further testing will take place to determine the cause of death but that may take several months.

Atlantic Superstore continues to support the Volunteer Center to help fight hunger in the St. Stephen community

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 07:09 AM

The Atlantic Superstore kicks offs its Extra Helping Spring National Food Drive in St. Stephen which runs until April 9. Spring is an important time of year for food banks as they often experience decreasing food.To help address this challenge Atlantic Superstore is calling on the St. Stephen community to add a little extra to their shopping carts and donating non-perishable food items or funds at check-out.