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Residents living in West Saint John will notice a large number of firefighters in the area this week. Saint John Fire has advised the public of training being conducted at Belyea Arena. Firefighters dressed in specialized protective equipment, and multiple emergency vehicles will be on-site. Officials say this is only ...
Regis Phillips 2h ago 3 views
The developer behind a planned multi-use building at 99 King Street in Saint John says he remains committed to the project. Nearly three years after the former Woolworth's store was demolished, construction on the new building has yet to begin. A gaping hole remains where the building should be, which has caused frustr...
Brad Perry 12h ago 3 views
Saint John police are asking for help to find a 43-year-old man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. Nathan Pomeroy is accused of breaching the conditions of his statutory release, according to police. Pomeroy is serving a sentence of just over two years for more than 30 convictions, including: assault theft over $5,000 14...
Brad Perry Apr 22, 2024 1 views
More federal funding is coming for energy efficiency upgrades at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John. Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long announced an additional $275,000 through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) on Monday. The funding is in addition to the more than $2.1 million that was unveiled just over ...
Brad Perry Apr 22, 2024 2 views
Lacrosse players need more space to practice and play in Saint John, according to the city's junior lacrosse club. The Saint John Rapids Lacrosse Club recently wrote a letter to city council to address the "pressing concern regarding the lack of affordable and suitable facilities." Megan Kingston, president o...
Brad Perry Apr 22, 2024 3 views bhaslam / Depositphotos.com
Saint John police have arrested a man who they say was carrying a loaded firearm uptown. Undercover officers spotted a man in the Charlotte Street area just before 11:30 a.m. Friday. Police said the man was carrying a small bag that officers believed had a firearm. A 39-year-old was taken into custody and police seized...
Brad Perry Apr 22, 2024 1 views
Community will be a big part of the new K-5 school planned for the north end of Saint John. On Friday, the province announced just over $12 million to pilot a community hub in the school. The hub will include childcare spaces, after-school programs, and spaces for community partners. The announcement came as welcome ne...
Brad Perry Apr 22, 2024 1 views
More resources could soon be on the way to help implement the long-term plan for the Saint John City Market. City staff are requesting up to $200,000 from the city's growth reserve to hire a project manager for three years. Tahlia Ferlatte, the city's growth manager, made the pitch during a meeting of the committee las...
Brad Perry Apr 22, 2024 2 views
Mounties say a series of fires at a wharf in Back Bay, south of St. George, have been deemed arson. Investigators are also asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest. Emergency crews were called to a report of a fishing vessel and a truck on fire around 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Another boat and a struc...
Brad Perry Apr 19, 2024
The new K-5 school being constructed in Saint John's north end will have a community hub after all. Education Minister Bill Hogan announced just over $12 million for a pilot project on Friday morning. "It's going to respond to educational, social, emotional needs for both the children and the community," Hoga...
Brad Perry Apr 19, 2024
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