Man injured, trailer gutted following fire at Sussex-area campground

A man was taken to hospital after an overnight fire destroyed his trailer at a campground near Sussex, N.B. The Canadian Red Cross says the fire at Pine Cone Camping in Penobsquis, N.B., was reported at around 2 a.m. Saturday.…

Congrès mondial acadien celebrations show cultural spirit across N.B., P.E.I

Dieppe, N.B., and surrounding areas across southeast New Brunswick are flowing with Acadian pride to celebrate the sixth Congrès mondial acadien. The celebration of the community’s culture, which is expected to draw 100,000 participants according to the Congrès mondial acadien’s…

Man up to no gouda allegedly stole $187,000 worth of cheese: Oxford County OPP

OPP are investigating a cheesy theft, in which over $100,000 worth of cheese was allegedly stolen. Police responded on August 13 at 1:43 p.m. to a theft at a Hope Street West, East Zorra-Tavistock Township address. It was later determined…

Quispamsis checking for blue-green algae after 3 dead raccoons found in Ritchie Lake

The town of Quispamsis, N.B., has issued a public notice warning people of potential health risks from algae in Ritchie Lake after three dead raccoons were found earlier this week. A media release circulated Thursday says the carcasses have been…

Man facing impaired charges after 2-vehicle collision: Nova Scotia RCMP

A man is facing impaired driving charges after a two-vehicle collision in Coldbrook, N.S., on Thursday sent one driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say. Kings District RCMP arrived at the scene on English Mountain Road around 7 p.m.…

Man charged with 1st-degree murder of Fredericton teen Corey Sisson

A 32-year-old man from the Kingsclear First Nation has been charged with murder in connection with the homicide of a 19-year-old Fredericton man who was reported missing on July 30. The man charged is Robby Mitchell Polchies, of Fredericton, who…

Saint John Citizens Coalition calls for council to censure mayor for online comments

A Saint John man is asking that Mayor Don Darling be censured due to alleged code of conduct violations. In a letter obtained by Global News, Douglas James lists a series of online interactions that he believes to be violations…

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced $11.4-million in new funding to help protect Fredericton and surrounding communities from future flooding. The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so…

Mountain Road safety concerns discussed at town hall discussion in Moncton

A town hall meeting in Moncton, organized by two city councillors, provided a chance for residents to voice concerns and opinions about a stretch of Mountain Road. Approximately 100 people attended the meeting, discussing the vehicle lane reduction from four…