October 2010

Phone Scam making It's Rounds

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2010 10:20 AM

This is all to familiar but another phone scam is making the rounds in the area. This time a caller will call and identify himself as a relative that has gotten himself or herself into trouble and need cash.

Then then ask you to wire the money to them. Police have been informed about this scam making the rounds and remind the public never to give out  your personal information over the phone.

If you receive a call like this phone the police and report the information to Phone Busters.

Civic Center Project Update

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 14:17 PM

With a cost of just over 19 Million dollars the Civic Center slated for St. Stephen is in it's final stages.

The Environmental Assessment has been completed by the Town Of St. Stephen and is awaiting Federal approval.

Chief Administrative Officer John Ferguson tells Tide News they are near the end and a construction start date has been sent to Infrastructure Canada for mid November for the demolition part of the project.

Local Artists Set To Emerge Into the Limelight

Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:03 AM

They are said to be he roots of a new generation of music here at home. All four of them are just starting their musical careers, releasing their debut recordings and all four of them are certainly creating a big buzz provincially and nationally.

Andy Brown’s contemporary folk rock style, Babette  Hayward’s  voice and folk sensibilities, Lisa  LeBlanc’s Acadian blend of roots, folk and rock  and Owen Steel’s blues-tinged  groove oriented roots music will come together for a series of incredible concerts. The first one is tonight in Saint Andrews at The W.C. O'Neil Areana.

Missing Person

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:07 AM

Saint John City police are looking for your help in finding a man who has been among the missing since earlier this month. He's 24 year old Donovan Campbell-Bentley who was reported missing October 15th from his apartment in the north end.

He's believed to be wearing a brown leather bomber style jacket, light beige cargo pants and brown shoes. If you can help locate him, give police a call at 648-3333 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-tips.

Dexter Construction Reminds Hunter's Of Safety

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:04 AM

With Hunting season now upon us  Dexter Construction is reminding hunter's that they are carrying out construction activities along the new Route 1 Gateway Highway from Waweig to Lepreau.

Officials tell Tide News the area is their work place and in the interest of their worker's safety they want Hunter's to respect the legal distance for the discharge of firearms near the construction site.

Last year, just over 5000 of the animals were shot and killed and officials with the Department of Natural Resources expect close to 6000 will be harvested over the next month.

Death Of A Saint Andrews Man

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:49 AM

Fredericton City Police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 21 year old Saint Andrew's man.

Andrew Bartlett was found dead in a south side apartment over the weekend.

Constable Rick Mooney says they got a call around 5 am on Sunday and upon arrival found the deceased, Andrew Jason Bartlett, who was attending St. Thomas University.

The Funeral service will be held on Thursday in Saint  Andrews at The All Saints Anglican Church  at 3:30 pm.

Saint Andrews Water Flushing

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:14 AM

The Town of Saint Andrews will be doing their regular Fall water flushing of water mains until Thursday October 28  between the hours of 7:30 am to 4 PM daily.

Town officials tell us you may experience some discoloration in the water or a drop in water pressure during this flushing.

Public Meeting to Be Held On Middle School Concept

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:13 AM

There is a meeting scheduled for Thursday November 4 at The St. George Community Center to discuss just exactly what a middle school experience is.

District 10 officials say these student s are in the middle of the public school education system. The meeting will discuss idea's any ways to deal with these in-between kids.

The District Education Council has appointed a committee to steer a consultation and information process. They will work with a consult Charlie Norman to engage the public. The meeting gets underway at 7.