July 2010

Mayor Holds Riding Rally

Posted on Saturday, July 31, 2010 08:47 AM

Mayor of Blacks Harbour Terry James will be holding her first riding rally to be held at the Eastern Charlotte Lion’s Club in Pennfield today between 2 and 5.

James tells Tide News she's up for the challenge and she's up against our current MLA Rick Doucet and Mayor of St. George Sharon Tucker.

New Flavour Doing Well

Posted on Saturday, July 31, 2010 08:43 AM

Something that certainly goes well with a sunny long weekend is a cold beer.

Joel Levesque is Vice President of Communications with Moosehead Breweries and tells us since launching their newest summer flavour -Moose Light Blackberry- at the end of June, sales have been great.

He says they've achieved their sales objectives and they're getting great feedback about it.

Nature Trust Cleans Beaches

Posted on Saturday, July 31, 2010 08:40 AM

The Nature Trust of New Brunswick is making an effort to clean up the beaches in Bocabec Bay near St. Andrews today.

The stretch of shoreline was chosen for this year's Charlotte Isles clean-up and Executive Director Renata Woodward tells us they normally collect just over one ton of garbage.

International Festival Kicks Off Tonight

Posted on Friday, July 30, 2010 13:23 PM

The annual International Homecoming Festival celebrating kicks off its 37th year with a handshake tonight at The Ferry Point Bridge at 7.

The next 10 days will be filled full of events,activities friends and family from here and away.

International Homecoming Festival brings people from both countries together to celebrate more than 200 years of friendship between the two border towns. This year’s festival theme is “Bridging Our Friendship,” Events for the 37th Annual International

Seatbelts Save Lives

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 14:25 PM

New stats from RCMP prove what some have been preaching for a long time.....seatbelts save lives. Officers tell us 90% of drivers in the Province buckle up before starting their vehicle but the 10% who don't account for 44% of those killed on Provincial Highways.

No matter what you have planned for this Long Weekend, if it involves driving, RCMP remind everyone to buckle up as they will be conducting check-stops all weekend.

Huntman Marine Science Center At Halfway Point

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 11:39 AM

It's officially at the half way mark with the concrete hitting the ground this week for the New Huntsman Marine Science Centre.
‘Seal the Deal’ campaign was launched in October of last year to raise the remaining $2 million it needed to complete the new Discovery Centre, which will cost $8 million to complete.

 One million already raised, and $2.5 million from both the provincial and federal governments, the target was to reach $2 million before the doors to the new facility open in June 2011.

Gas Prices Up And Down

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 11:08 AM

Self serve regular has gone up by a cent a litre after the weekly setting while diesel has gone down slightly by under a cent to a dollar point six a litre. Propane remains at 99.6 cents.

Meanwhile if your headed to Calais gas will only cost you 78 per litre Canadian today.

Blacks Harbour Mayor Terry James Launches Campaign As People's Alliance Candidate.

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 09:48 AM

Mayor of Blacks Harbour Terry James has confirmed she is running as an official candidate for People’s Alliance of New Brunswick . James will be holding her first riding rally to be held at the Eastern Charlotte Lion’s Club in Pennfield this Saturday, July 31st between 2 and 5 pm.
James tells Tide News she will represent on behalf of the people wheater it is jobs, education, health care, ferry service, property taxes, or rural issues. James says she's intend's to win a seat in the New Brunswick Legislature.