June 2010

Governor Orders Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff on Friday, July 2

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 10:08 AM

In remembrance and honor of Sgt. Brandon Silk, Governor John E. Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, July 2, 2010.
Sgt. Silk, died June 21, while serving in Afghanistan. He was with the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Sgt. Silk’s family lives in Orono.

The funeral service for Sgt. Silk is planned for Friday, July 2, at United Baptist Church, in Old Town.

Atlanticade Hit's Charlotte County

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 09:52 AM

Today marks the start of Alanticade in St. Andrews. Thousands of bikers are expected to drive into St. Andrews from all over Canada and the United States. The snowbirds are expected to have a fly over St. Andrews at 10 this morning.

The opening ceremonies for Alanticade will be at 12 noon at the Algonquin.

A list of detailed events can be found on The Tide's Home Page under The Alanticade Logo.

People's Alliance Sets Deadline On Policy Submissions

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 09:49 AM

The People's Alliance tells us thier deadline on policy submissions will be July 2nd..
For the previous few weeks and months any resident of New Brunswick could submit an idea for a policy our party could vote on at our policy convention.

The People's of Alliance convention is scheduled for July 9 and 10 at the Oromocto Days Inn Hotel.

Province's Population is Growing

Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:25 PM

Numbers from Stats Can show a net increase of over 6000 people since January 2007.

The number surpasses the goal of increasing the province's population by 6,000 by the end of 2009 as set out by the state of the province address.

The numbers are a quarterly estimate for January 1st to April 1st of this year and place our province's population at 751,300.

The province's population dropped by over 4000 people in the 13 quarters before January 2007

Named Released In Accident Over The Weekend In Saint John

Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 11:06 AM

Ryan Ellis has been identified as the man killed last Friday on the West-Side in Saint John. The 26-year old was killed when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into another vehicle on Manawagonish Road.
A 15-year-old girl was also killed over the weekend when the vehicle she was travelling in left Hillcrest Road, went down an embankment near the airport on Saturday night. Saint John City police tells us , her name is not being released at the request of her family.

What About An Oil Spill In The Bay

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2010 10:57 AM

Fisheries Minister Rick Doucette says its time we took another look at the plans for dealing with an oil spill in the Bay of Fundy.

This follows Doucette's visit last week to the Gulf of Mexico to get a first hand look at what's unfolding there which he calls the largest manmade disaster in history.

Doucette says any re-examination of the plans that are in place should also involve officials from Nova Scotia and Maine.

People's Alliance Picks Second Candidate

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2010 09:20 AM

John Craig, Mayor of the Town of St. Andrew's, was acclaimed as candidate at the PANB Charlotte-Campobello nomination meeting on Saturday afternoon at Scotch Ridge Hall.
Craig told those assembled that this was an exciting time for politics in New Brunswick.

Craig joins Ed Hoyt in carrying the People's Alliance banner as a choice for voters in the Sept. 27 election.

The St. Andrew's mayor added the election may only be a short time away, but he is ready for the intense ride.

NB Liquor Grand Opening

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2010 13:42 PM

The St. Stephen NB Liquor is now officially open for business in their new location. They have moved from The St. Stephen Superstore to their new location beside Sobey's in The Charlotte Mall.

There are two way to enter the news store now one in the front and a walk way has been constructed to take you to the new store thru Sobey's. Grand opening Ceremonies got underway today at noon.

Shown here are Tom Booth & Paul Martin with Manager Randy Burrell

State Police have released the names of the three people stabbed to death.

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2010 16:11 PM

They are 55 year old Jeffrey Ryan and his 10 year old son Jesse Ryan and 30 year old Jason Dehahn. The homicides took place at Ryan's house on Route 1 and detectives think the killings took place in the early morning hours of Wednesday. Dehahn was a friend of Ryan's and also lived in Amity.

A team of State Police detectives and crime lab personnel have spent the day gathering evidence from Ryan's property and conducting interviews.

Province Supports Efficiency Upgrades At Blacks Harbour Fish Processor

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2010 15:27 PM

A funding announcement today in Black Harbour at Connors, Premier Shawn Graham along with Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet were on hand to make the announcement. Doucet Tells Tide News  the government 's investment in this long standing Company not only secures it's future but that of it's workers and the surrounding communities that have relied on it for generations.