September 2010

St. Stephen Missing-BoyUpdate

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:54 AM

An 11-year-old boy reported missing from St Stephen has been found.

The boys' family had reported that Shane Jeffries had not been seen since 6:30 p.m. Tuesday near the St. Stephen Middle School.

RCMP said today the boy has been located.  They did not release any other details.

Missing 11 Year Old In St. Stephen

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:08 AM

St. Stephen RCMP are asking for the public's held in finding an 11 year old missing boy. Shane Jeffries has not been seen since around 6:30 last night in the Area of the St. Stephen Middle School.

He is described as about 4 foot 1 with blond hair and of medium build. His family tells Tide News he was last seen wear a blue T-Shirt , Blue Jeans and white sneakers.. If you have seen this boy contact the local RCMP at 466-7030.

Rick Doucet Takes The Seat For Liberal In Charlotte The Isles Riding

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 09:46 AM

It came down to 890 Votes between the top two candidates in last night Election. Liberal Rick Doucet takes with 3176 votes followed by PC Sharon Tucker 2286 votes.

Premier Shawn Graham is back in the legislature but he'll be losing a lot of Liberal company as his party moves into the opposition.

Several of his cabinet ministers lost their seats.

The Liberals are elected in eight and leading in seven ridings -- less than half of the 31 seats they held going into today's vote.

Malloch Takes Top Spots In Charlotte Campobello

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 09:34 AM

 The Conservatives have doubled their seats in the legislature in a landslide election victory over the Liberals.

PC Curtis Mallach took the top spot last night with 2980 votes beating out Liberal Annabelle Juneau by1464 votes.

The Tories under David Alward were victorious in 42 ridings while Shawn Graham's Liberals took the remaining 13.

Alward admits the result was both an acceptance of his party and a verdict on the last four years of Liberal rule.

MLA-Elect Margaret Ann Blaney

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 09:30 AM

The riding of Rothesay has re-elected Conservative Margaret Ann Blaney for a fourth consecutive term.

Blaney defeated Liberal Victoria Clarke and says one of the issues she kept hearing at the door is rising property taxes.

Blaney says there are some good models out there the party will look at and bring the issue of property taxes it into the 21st century.

Saint John Fundy Has A New Face

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 09:29 AM

The Conservative banner is flying again in Saint John Fundy.

Glen Savoie beat Liberal Gary Keating to re-claim the seat which hasn't been blue since Saint John MP Rodney Weston held it.

Savoie says as a new-comer to the political scene, he is expecting a lot of hard work.

Savoie says while going door to door, he was hearing a lot of discontent and people that wanted their voices heard.

Saint John Harbour MLA-Elect Carl Killen

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 09:28 AM

For the time being, Conservative Carl Killen is the MLA-Elect for Saint John Harbour, beating Liberal Ed Doherty by nine votes.

The margin of victory means there is an automatic re-count. Killen says his exposure to municipal politics is one of the reasons for his decision to make the leap provincially realizing you do have very little power to change policy at the municipal level.

Saint John Portland Conservative M-L-A Elect Trevor Holder

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 09:27 AM

The MLA for Saint John Portland is returning to the Legislature but this time he will be on the government side.
Trevor Holder defeating Liberal Dan Joyce to keep the riding for the Conservatives.

Holder says he is looking forward to being on the government side again having served as a cabinet minister under then Premier Bernard Lord.

Holder goes on to say he feels good because he thinks the win is about building a better community and being on the government side is a better place to accomplish that.