Awful weather proof God angry with the Maritimes

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Awful weather proof God angry with the Maritimes

Moncton — Religious scholars and meteorologists gathered in Moncton on Thursday to review the ongoing “wrath of God” weather happening in the Maritime provinces. Since Christmas, the Maritimes has experienced several days of extremely cold -30-something windchills, unmeltable anchor ice on highways, and a weather “bomb cyclone.” This weekend, the region is forecast to receive…

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Report: Guy who grew beard looks ‘weird’ now

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Report: Guy who grew beard looks ‘weird’ now

Saint John — Ashton Kutcher once said, “The scruffier your beard, the sharper you need to dress.” If that’s the case, then Saint John resident Kevin Barbiche will need to start wearing a tuxedo. The 31-year-old came back from Christmas holidays last week sporting a full beard that he grew out over the break. Barbiche claims…

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NB Tele-Care changing to 1-900 number effective today

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB Tele-Care changing to 1-900 number effective today

Fredericton — The worst fears of health-care stakeholders were realized today as Medavie Health Services announced new cost-saving measures in its administration of the Tele-Care and Extra-Mural programs. Medavie’s takeover of these two health-care programs was effective on Jan. 1. Medavie will now operate these services on behalf of the Department of Health, in addition to the…

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Shediac wants to see ‘No poop at beach’ in water strategy

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Shediac wants to see ‘No poop at beach’ in water strategy

Shediac — A few days before Christmas, the New Brunswick government gifted citizens with a new 10-year water strategy for the upcoming year and extending all of the way to 2028. While the presents in the document included many items on the wish lists of environmental stakeholders, Shediac residents are mainly worried about getting one…

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Report: Granddaughter was best one in her class

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Report: Granddaughter was best one in her class

Saint John — It’s Christmas concert season again, when the province’s children take to the stage to sing, dance, act and awkwardly recite seasonal poetry. And while many stars twinkled on stage this year, none of them outshone seven-year-old Hannah Mason according to her grandmother Judy Hughes. “Oh my gosh, she just took my breath…

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Report: You can’t eat those, they are for Christmas

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Report: You can’t eat those, they are for Christmas

Atlantic Canada — A new report released today revealed that you can’t eat any those treats that were just baked. I mean not just you can’t eat them — everybody really — but especially you. Data revealed that those delicious once-per-year baked goodies are not for you to “inhale as fast as you can,” but…

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Special weather-complaining statement in effect for Atlantic Canada

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Special weather-complaining statement in effect for Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada — In advance of this season’s first blast of miserable winter weather, Environment Canada has issued a “special weather-complaining statement” for the entire Atlantic region. Officials are warning of excessive amounts of griping and grouchiness beginning on Saturday and lasting for all of Sunday. Topics of fussiness will likely include snow accumulation, shovelling, cold…

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Christmas laser projector goes haywire, incinerates house

item-thumbnailFrom Shawn on “The Manatee”: Christmas laser projector goes haywire, incinerates house

Lepreau — After a long day yesterday, the Beams were looking forward to a silent night. But while all was very bright, it certainly was not calm. At 7:36 p.m., Musquash Fire-Rescue Department responded to a house fire on the Beaver Brook Road in Lepreau. When the first truck arrived on the scene, the home…

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