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The Park N Ride service from Saint John Transit isn't getting much traffic yet, but the General Manager expects it to come.Frank McCarey tells CHSJ News, there have been a few passengers, but the...

Post date: August 11, 2009

Common council is looking for ways to ease the impact of a projected 150-million dollar shortfall which current legislation makes the city fully responsible for the amount.Court says provincial...

Post date: August 11, 2009

New home construction in the greater Saint John area is off slightly compared to a year ago. Canada Mortgage and Housing reports single family housing starts down slightly last month while multiple...

Post date: August 11, 2009

Pedestrians in the city are being blamed for dangerously distracting construction workers during the Princess Street Reconstruction Project. Municipal operations staff and on-site contractors say...

Post date: August 11, 2009

Rothesay residents may end up with curbside pick up for their recyclables next year. Town council is considering a program similar to Fredericton's curbside program with a 'grey box' for paper and...

Post date: August 11, 2009

The Town of Rothesay is emphasizing the urgent need for improvements to the interchange at Route One and Route 111. Mayor Bill Bishop says that interchange and the intersection of Route 111 with...

Post date: August 11, 2009

(MLA Margaret Ann Blaney and Rothesay Mayor Bill Bishop hand Barry Ogden his New Brunswick Day Merit Award--photo by Diane Henry)The Town of Rothesay handed out this years New Brunswick Day Merit...

Post date: August 11, 2009

[Fire Chief Larry Greer presenting findings of investigation into two of three fires to Rothesay town council---Photo by Diane Henry]There are still unanswered questions surrounding three unusual...

Post date: August 11, 2009

A group of residents in the Dunedin neighbourhood remain fearful their homes are in danger of going up in flames. Jeff Legge says he is disappointed the cause of the electrical fires is still unknown...

Post date: August 11, 2009

Deputy Mayor Blair MacDonald tells CHSJ news they won't give up on getting more information surrounding the fires.Mayor Bill Bishop says it's unfortunate the fire department hasn't determined the...

Post date: August 11, 2009

Rothesay Town Council has formally approved a proposed Recreation Master plan. Council unanimously accepted the plan by ADI Architecture last night to address the recreation needs in Rothesay.The...

Post date: August 11, 2009

(Mayor Ivan Court prefers a closed door meeting - file photo)The question remains unanswered if council will meet with its employee and retirees groups in open session to discuss ways of dealing with...

Post date: August 10, 2009

Council is inching ever so slowly to arriving at some decisions to deal with the 150-million dollar shortfall in the civic pension fund. And the actual financial impact could mean the city will...

Post date: August 10, 2009

With the new Saint John transit routes and schedules going into effect yesterday, today was the big test for frequent passengers.General Manager Frank McCarey tells CHSJ News, there were a few...

Post date: August 10, 2009

A funding announcement for the town of Hampton is taking place this evening.Fundy Royal M-P Rob Moore, and Tourism Minister Stuart Jamieson will be joining Mayor Ken Chorley for the presentation....

Post date: August 10, 2009

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