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Work underway to improve Parlee Beach water quality, but results not...

The provincial government provided more details Friday on two infrastructure projects that will help clean up water quality issues at some of New Brunswick's...

Sussex-area communities wary of raising taxes to save civic centre

A proposal to raise taxes to save the civic centre in Sussex is being met with caution by neighbouring communities that would have to...

Proposed York Rural Community makes sense, committee tells minister

A committee studying a proposed York rural community northwest of Fredericton has asked the province to approve a plebiscite on the issue for Oct....

Mayor wonders whether teenage girl's death linked to slow ambulance

Ambulance New Brunswick is facing renewed complaints about service in western New Brunswick after a motor vehicle crash Aug. 11 that fatally injured a...

Man seriously injured in stabbing at Moncton bar

A 57-year-old man was sent to hospital with serious injuries after he was stabbed at a bar in Moncton late Thursday evening.  The man was attacked at...

Spend more on emergency services, report on 'catastrophic' ice storm recommends

The New Brunswick government should increase funding for emergency services, and the Emergency Measures Organization should increase the number of regional emergency management co-ordinators "as soon as...

'Accidents are going to happen': Construction on Fredericton road affecting residents

Major construction at a busy Fredericton intersection is causing hour-long delays for commuters during peak traffic times.Essential sewer and water lines are being installed...

Fredericton police in 'crisis negotiations' with man barricaded in house

About 12 to 15 Fredericton police officers were trying to arrest a man who had barricaded himself in a residence on the 200 block of Aberdeen Street...

Rare 1954 tractor sold at busy Hanwell auction

Around 500 people flocked to an auction in Hanwell on Thursday to bid for 52 tractors, including a rare gem: a 1954 Farmall Super M.The bright...

3 years into transition, Saint John woman still conquering challenges

Since Gloria Halverson of Saint John came out as transgender in 2014, she's experienced many heartbreaks —the loss of a job, of old friends, and...

What you need to know about the tall ships celebration in...

Ahoy, New Brunswick! Eleven tall ships are getting ready to parade in the Saint John Festival of Sail this weekend.Ships from around the world will...

New Brunswick less bilingual than reported, corrected census figures show

New Brunswick is a bit less bilingual than previously reported, Statistics Canada announced Thursday after discovering a computer error.About 249,950 New Brunswickers can speak both English...

9 P.E.I. men with suspected Hells Angels connection charged

Nine Island men who police believe to be affiliated with a criminal biker gang were charged Thursday under Criminal Code organized crime legislation.All nine men...

Tougher impaired driving penalties almost here

Proposed changes to drunk-driving penalties in New Brunswick, including impounding vehicles, mandatory ignition interlock, and longer suspensions for repeatedly blowing a warning level on a...

Thieves hit Habitat building site twice in 6 weeks

A Fredericton charity is shocked after one of its building sites was broken into for the second time in just six weeks.On Wednesday morning, Habitat...

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault in special care...

Andrew Michael Douglas, accused of sexually assaulting a fellow resident in a special care home in Saint John, was supposed to stand trial today.But the...

Upbeat ending for young musicians who had guitars stolen

Two young boys visiting Saint John from the United States have had their faith in people somewhat restored.Sam and Ben Grant, 12 and 10, say they...

Well-being of seniors subject of new STU research chair

A new research chair at St. Thomas University will be trying to make life better for seniors, who make up a growing part of the...

Riverview hopes to nip tall-grass complaints in bud with 20-cm rule

Riverview council is looking to put some teeth into the town's response to complaints about tall grass.This week, council gave first reading to a bylaw...

NAFTA talks 'absolutely fundamental' to provincial economy, says manufacturers group

As talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement kicked off Wednesday, a lot is on the line for New Brunswick businesses trading...

'It's very alarming': Another dead North Atlantic right whale found off...

Another dead North Atlantic right whale has been spotted off Massachusetts, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths in North America this summer to...

Governments urged to get off 'caboose' and save Ocean rail service

A new report says that without urgent improvements to Via Rail's Ocean service, including the restoration of a daily schedule, the passenger service will die.The...

Watershed group takes 'blanket' approach to stopping erosion

Two of the Nashwaak River's big issues are warm water and high metal content and a project underway this week is supposed to help...

High-tech prosthetics on display at Fredericton symposium

An engineer who lost his right hand, left arm, part of his feet and a lot of his skin to a meningitis infection 10...

Fredericton police to crack down on cycling safety enforcement

The Fredericton Police Force will begin enforcing bicycling safety next week and will issue tickets to cyclists who violate the law, the city advises.Police...