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Energy tops election agenda

The issue of shale gas development figured prominently on day one of the provincial election campaign.

Man charged in PEI murders

Two charges of first degree murder have been laid in connection with a double homicide south of Montague, PEI.

Mounties dismantle grow op near Moncton

RCMP have seized 35 pot plants in Malakoff, NB. Police are asking citizens to keep an eye out for illegal grow ops while out in the woods over the coming months.

Air Show this weekend in Greater Moncton

All eyes will be on the skies of Greater Moncton this weekend for the Atlantic Canada International Air Show.

Provincial election campaign officially gets underway

Election buses roll out across the province. Voters go to the polls September 22nd.

Michelin gets 4 year prison sentence

A four year prison sentence for a former New Brunswick Mountie who pleaded guilty to a drug charge.

Saint-Paul man charged with aggravated assault and unlawful confinement

RCMP found an injured woman in the back of a man's van in Dieppe on Tuesday. The suspect returns to court this afternoon for a bail hearing.

NB gas price down

New Brunswick drivers will be gassing up for a little less this week.

NB Power loses $8 million in first quarter

Despite a weak start to the fiscal year, NB Power is confident it will reach its financial targets.

DMCI supports events centre funding

Downtown Moncton Centreville Inc. has voiced its support and appreciation for the announcement by the Alward government on Wednesday that it will contribute nearly 24 million dollars towards the construction of a downtown sports and entertainment center in Moncton.

Provincial funds announced for Downtown Events Centre

The provincial government is committing nearly $24 million dollars towards a long-awaited Downtown Events Centre in Moncton.

Moncton retail development OKed by council

Moncton councillors have approved an extension of the city's urban boundary, which will allow for a new retail development off Elmwood at the TCH...

Cole Slaw recalled

Bags of Belleisle Farms Cole Slaw are being recalled due to concerns of possible listeria contamination.

Pellet plant planned for Miramichi

A feasibility study will be carried out on plans to set up a wood pellet plant in Miramichi.

Election opponents pan Liberal plan

Neither the Tories nor the NDP appear impressed with a Liberal election promise to trim $250 million from the provincial budget.

U-de-M medical program renewed for 5 years

A deal that allows University of Moncton students to participate in the University of Sherbrooke's medical program has been renewed for five years.

Court appearance for alleged kidnapper

Plea is expected to come next Monday in Moncton in the case against Hyper James A'Hern, who is still in custody following his arrest August 13th...

Expansion planned at Sussex nursing home

A tender has been awarded for a 30 bed expansion at the Kiwanis Nursing Home in Sussex.

Moncton city council has wastewater questions

Council admits it knows little about a proposal to dump fracking wastewater into the sewerage system. About 50 people packed council chambers on Monday...

NB Election: Writ to drop on Thursday

Premier Alward has asked the Lieutenant-Governor to dissolve the legislative assembly, setting the September 22nd election process in motion...

Gallant reaffirms opposition to fracking

The New Brunswick Liberal Leader, during a campaign stop in Moncton, showed support for four of five energy-related projects in the Jupia report...

Moncton man admits to dangerous driving

The Times & Transcript reports Shawn Hickey entered guilty pleas on Monday and will return to court for sentencing on September 15th...

Forestry backlash has chiefs cancel meeting

Premier David Alward had called for the meeting to forge the next step in establishing a new relationship with NB's aboriginal communities...

Election campaign event to focus on aging

New Brunswick's five political party leaders have been invited to take part in a public forum to be held in Moncton next month...

Federal cancer research funds announced

The Atlantic Cancer Research Institute in Moncton is getting $5-million, while the other $2-million goes to UNB...

Tech-time for teens and pre-teens

The Boys and Girls Club of Riverview is ready to unveil its brand new, state-of-the-art Rogers "Raising the Grade" Technology Centre...

Crime Stoppers zeroes in on SPOT arson

This week's Crime of the Week focuses on a fire last October 13th that destroyed the local food bank depot in Petitcodiac...

Reminder from police to lock your car doors

Lock 'em and keep valuables out of sight, so as not to tempt any would-be looters. There was recently a rash of car break-ins in Petitcodiac...

Big Swim Sunday in Northumberland Strait

More than 40 swimmers swam from the New Brunswick side to Prince Edward Island, raising money for the less fortunate...

New Brunswick posts deer draw results

DNR says 2,646 hunters are being notified by mail...

Miramichi to break ground on new K8 school

The kindergarten-to-grade-eight school will open in the Fall of 2016 on property next to Croft Elementary...