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A developer hoping to build condos on Marr Road in Rothesay is promoting the development as being of benefit to seniors and young professionals--even though he admits apartments would be better. The...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Should city councillors being paid to be on other committees be considered lobbyists?That's the question from Councillor Bruce Court. He wants to know whether or not any councillor sitting on another...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Mayor Ivan Court says the province is on board with the upgrade of the Canada Games stadium. Court says Premier Graham told him on Monday that Provincial funding will be there.The project is not...

Post date: September 16, 2009

City Hall is becoming accessible to everyone. Deputy Commissioner of Building Inspections Amy Poffenroth says automatic door openers will be installed at the front entrance of the building.Poffenroth...

Post date: September 16, 2009

It is harvest time for the farmers and it appears for RCMP on Grand Manan as well. Over the past sixty days, officers have found seven outdoor marijuana grow operations and seized over 110 plants....

Post date: September 16, 2009

Saint John Transit has chosen the artists for its One Percent For Public Art Commission. Monica Adair and Stephen Kopp, of the Saint John Acre Collective, will create the work entitled "in transit."...

Post date: September 16, 2009

The refit at Point Lepreau continues to be a hot button issue. Premier Graham this week called out Atomic Energy Limited of Canada questioning the delays and wondering why they can't get an answer on...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Meanwhile, Pat Riley with the International Longshoremen's Association tells CHSJ news he's not surprised by the outcome. He had asked the PAC to table both decisions. He says the wharf's future...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Irving Oil has cleared another hurdle in developing the Long Wharf site in uptown Saint John. The city's Planning Advisory Committee has adopted staff recommendations that a waterfront district be...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Local trades workers are already beginning to congregate outside the Courtney Bay Inn for another day of demonstrations against workers from Alberta. They claim the workers are coming in and taking...

Post date: September 16, 2009

A cycling enthusiast from the Kennebacasis Valley is asking Quispamsis council to support implementing bicycle lanes on all developed roads in the municipality.Brain Gillis tells CHSJ News, there is...

Post date: September 15, 2009

(Premier Graham speaking at the wrap up news conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers - photo by Gary MacDonald)It's now history -- the 33rd conference of New England...

Post date: September 15, 2009

A word of caution from the C-E-O of Fort Reliance formerly known as Irving Oil -- Kenneth Irving told the conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers at the Delta governments...

Post date: September 15, 2009

Premier Graham says it's a positive move with the doctors and province back at the table talking.But Graham refused to be pinned down on which side made the first move -- he would only say it was a...

Post date: September 15, 2009

They were due in court tomorrow but cooler heads appear to have prevailed. The province and Medical Society are back at the table discussing the issues that were forcing the court date. Doctors...

Post date: September 15, 2009

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