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District 8 can't confirm the exact number of dollars they are getting from the province for support staff, but say it's in the $300 thousand dollar ballpark.Superintendent Susan Tipper tells CHSJ...

Post date: July 21, 2009

The city is switching carriers for its vast array of Blackberries - cell phones - pagers - and - data cards. Common council has approved a new contract with Rogers Communications which staff...

Post date: July 21, 2009

(Hillcrest Drive listed as serious under new standard - photo courtesy City of Saint John)We should see an improvement in the condition of city streets over the next four years. Common council has...

Post date: July 21, 2009

Fifty three students are getting their first year of tuition at the New Brunwick Community College paid for by the provincial government.As apart of the Wage Gap Action Plan Scholarship nine students...

Post date: July 21, 2009

The historical old Brunswicker building is in line for a make over -- Ocean Capital Investments has purchased the building on the lower end of Sydney Street and wants to convert it to office space....

Post date: July 21, 2009

One man is locked up and being questioned after an attempted robbery in the uptown last night. A man walked into the Duck Food Mini-Mart at the corner of Duke and Charlotte just before nine o'clock...

Post date: July 21, 2009

Westgate Park residents plagued by flooding problems may be getting some relief -- common council has tabled a zoning request to clear the way for development of four townhouses on Downsview Drive...

Post date: July 21, 2009

A decision on moving ahead with a West Side Business Improvement Area has been tabled by common council. Councilors want to wait until the Common Clerk has an opportunity to verify the number of...

Post date: July 20, 2009

(Rendition of Stompin' Tom Way - photo courtesy Jason MacLean)He has captured the hearts of fans across the country -- but -- Saint John native Tom Conners has failed to stir common council into...

Post date: July 20, 2009

The ball is now rolling to deal with a municipal plan amendment which will clear the way for the construction of the Irving Oil headquarters on Long Wharf. Planning Commissioner Ken Forrest gave...

Post date: July 20, 2009

It's the time of year the Victorian Order of Nurses begins its annual Workplace Flu Immunization campaign.Spokesperson Suzanne D'Entremont tells CHSJ News, so far it's not known if the sudden influx...

Post date: July 20, 2009

Teachers from around the province are attending a conference to discuss methods of teaching high school students.From the city, Simonds High School is participating in the project, which is a part of...

Post date: July 20, 2009

[Health Minister Mary Schryer----File Photo]Contrary to doctors at the Saint John Medical Society Meeting last week, Health Minister Mary Schryer tells CHSJ News, billing number restrictions are not...

Post date: July 20, 2009

Appropriately, a newly designed provincial licence plate will be unveiled on New Brunswick Day. Conservation plates with three new designs will be available for $32 and regular plates with the new...

Post date: July 20, 2009

The front office of the Saint John Seadogs wants to lock up 2300 season tickets before the puck drops. Already at 70% renewal that number appears to be attainable and there is plenty of optimism it...

Post date: July 20, 2009

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