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    Fredericton pair rescue Afghanistan dogs to help Canadian soldiers

    Fredericton pair rescue Afghanistan dogs to help Canadian soldiers


    Sandra Buckingham and Onne de Boer have taken in four dogs from the charity NOWZAD — the only official animal shelter in...

    Sandra Buckingham and Onne de Boer have taken in four dogs from the charity NOWZAD — the only official animal shelter in Afghanistan.

    UNB basketball player sets all-time scoring record for AUS conference

    UNB basketball player sets all-time scoring record for AUS conference


    Javon Masters of UNB added another accolade to his ever growing list of accomplishments over the weekend, becoming the all-time leading scorer in the Atlantic University Sport...

    Javon Masters of UNB added another accolade to his ever growing list of accomplishments over the weekend, becoming the all-time leading scorer in the Atlantic University Sport conference.

    Inclusion model a 'race to the bottom,' says policy expert

    Inclusion model a 'race to the bottom,' says policy expert


    A researcher who sounded the alarm about New Brunswick's inclusion model five years ago says the problems are getting...

    A researcher who sounded the alarm about New Brunswick's inclusion model five years ago says the problems are getting worse.

    'It's been kept very secret': Questions arise over new $4M water tower in Shediac

    'It's been kept very secret': Questions arise over new $4M water tower in Shediac


    Residents say the project wasn't part of the town's 2017 budget, and they wonder if it's really serving the growing needs of residents or the campgrounds that are multiplying in the...

    Residents say the project wasn't part of the town's 2017 budget, and they wonder if it's really serving the growing needs of residents or the campgrounds that are multiplying in the area.

    The 'unemployed taxi driver' who bought a $1M theatre

    The 'unemployed taxi driver' who bought a $1M theatre


    When Jack MacDougall, flipping through the paper in 1982, caught sight of an ad for a used Wurlitzer organ, he had no idea his life had changed...

    When Jack MacDougall, flipping through the paper in 1982, caught sight of an ad for a used Wurlitzer organ, he had no idea his life had changed forever.

    Cuts to fire and police services proposed in Saint John's draft budget

    Cuts to fire and police services proposed in Saint John's draft budget


    Saint John common council released its 2018 Draft Operating Budget Friday, and the association representing local firefighters says planned cuts to public safety services will likely mean one of the municipality's seven fire stations will have to...

    Saint John common council released its 2018 Draft Operating Budget Friday, and the association representing local firefighters says planned cuts to public safety services will likely mean one of the municipality's seven fire stations will have to close.

    Province announces $2 million for mother and child care unit at Edmundston Hospital

    Province announces $2 million for mother and child care unit at Edmundston Hospital


    The New Brunswick government announced $2 million in funding Sunday to create a mother and child care unit the Edmundston Regional Hospital, a project that will involve merging the pediatric unit with obstetrical...

    The New Brunswick government announced $2 million in funding Sunday to create a mother and child care unit the Edmundston Regional Hospital, a project that will involve merging the pediatric unit with obstetrical services.

    N.S. woman dead after crash in northeast N.B.

    N.S. woman dead after crash in northeast N.B.


    An 80-year-old Nova Scotia woman has died after the vehicle she was a passenger in left the road and landed in a ditch near Tabusintac,...

    An 80-year-old Nova Scotia woman has died after the vehicle she was a passenger in left the road and landed in a ditch near Tabusintac, N.B.

    Checking for ticks: Maps show pest's hotspots in the Maritimes

    Checking for ticks: Maps show pest's hotspots in the Maritimes


    Researchers at Mount Allison University and the Geospatial Modelling Lab have been collecting ticks from veterinarians from across the region since 2012 and have compiled the data into virtual...

    Researchers at Mount Allison University and the Geospatial Modelling Lab have been collecting ticks from veterinarians from across the region since 2012 and have compiled the data into virtual maps.

    'It's really worrying': Summit looks at struggles faced by adults with autism

    'It's really worrying': Summit looks at struggles faced by adults with autism


    Improving the lives of adults with autism was the focus of a summit in Shediac this weekend. It was hosted by two women who have personal experience with the...

    Improving the lives of adults with autism was the focus of a summit in Shediac this weekend. It was hosted by two women who have personal experience with the disorder.

    Pension plan in the works for New Brunswick's self-employed

    Pension plan in the works for New Brunswick's self-employed


    This month the New Brunswick government introduced legislation that would allow people who are self-employed to start a pension plan for themselves and their...

    This month the New Brunswick government introduced legislation that would allow people who are self-employed to start a pension plan for themselves and their employees.

    The mystery of the Dalhousie Mountain carvings

    The mystery of the Dalhousie Mountain carvings


    On top of a hill in Dalhousie, colloquially known as Dalhousie Mountain, there are numerous names carved into rocks...but...

    On top of a hill in Dalhousie, colloquially known as Dalhousie Mountain, there are numerous names carved into rocks...but why?

    NB Power strikes gas line while repairing pole hit by taxi

    NB Power strikes gas line while repairing pole hit by taxi


    NB Power crews struck a gas line in Fredericton Saturday morning while trying to dig up a power pole damaged by a taxi in an early-morning...

    NB Power crews struck a gas line in Fredericton Saturday morning while trying to dig up a power pole damaged by a taxi in an early-morning collision.

    NDP leader will run in Saint John Harbour riding in upcoming election

    NDP leader will run in Saint John Harbour riding in upcoming election


    New Brunswick NDP Leader Jennifer McKenzie will try and reclaim the Saint John Harbour riding for the NDP in next year’s provincial...

    New Brunswick NDP Leader Jennifer McKenzie will try and reclaim the Saint John Harbour riding for the NDP in next year’s provincial election.

    No small potatoes: Malden farmer-turned-distiller says vodka business has taken off

    No small potatoes: Malden farmer-turned-distiller says vodka business has taken off


    In just four short months, Blue Roof Distillers has exceeded their sales projections for the whole year, and attracted close to 10,000 people to their farm in the Malden area for...

    In just four short months, Blue Roof Distillers has exceeded their sales projections for the whole year, and attracted close to 10,000 people to their farm in the Malden area for tours.

    Patricia's Dolls: photo essay honours Saint John's 'doll lady'

    Patricia's Dolls: photo essay honours Saint John's 'doll lady'


    Patricia Garnett is known to many Saint Johners as "the doll lady." Her story is captured in an award-winning photo essay titled "Patricia's Dolls" by freelance photographer Chris...

    Patricia Garnett is known to many Saint Johners as "the doll lady." Her story is captured in an award-winning photo essay titled "Patricia's Dolls" by freelance photographer Chris Donovan.