Donald Arseneault ejected from cabinet after giving Gallant birthday spanking

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Donald Arseneault ejected from cabinet after giving Gallant birthday spanking

Fredericton — Post-Secondary Education Minister Donald Arseneault was the one who got schooled yesterday. The lesson? Don’t spank the premier, even if it’s his birthday. At a news conference yesterday afternoon, the PETL minister appeared to be sullen and embarrassed when Gallant announced that the mischievous minister was being put on “a time out.” The premier said…

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Blaine Higgs’ moustache still missing, presumed dead

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Blaine Higgs’ moustache still missing, presumed dead

Quispamsis — After several days of intense searching, Kennebecasis Valley Regional Police are holding out little hope of locating Blaine Higgs’ moustache alive and well. At this time, the moustache — also the former deputy leader of the provincial Progressive Conservative party — has been missing for more than two weeks, and he is presumed to be…

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Man decries monthly ‘power-shaming’ letters from NB Power

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Man decries monthly ‘power-shaming’ letters from NB Power

Riverview — A local man is all charged up about new monthly letters from NB Power regarding his electricity consumption. He says that he has become a lightning rod for criticism due to rabid environmentalism gone amok, and he is pushing back against what he calls the “liberal nanny state.” Johnny Foudre, a 46-year-old Riverview investment…

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Declassified: Anne Murray was CIA’s deadliest assassin

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Declassified: Anne Murray was CIA’s deadliest assassin

Springhill — In a startling revelation, newly declassified documents from the American Central Intelligence Agency have revealed that one of their deadliest secret agents in the 1970s was Canadian music legend Anne Murray. In a The Manatee exclusive, one of the Grammy-winner’s associates from the dimly lit world of covert operations has stepped forward to confirm…

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Property tax minister to host HGTV series ‘Imaginary Renos’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Property tax minister to host HGTV series ‘Imaginary Renos’

Fredericton — When people undertake renovations, it’s usually to get their house closer to their dream home. However, a new HGTV series hosted by SNB minister Ed Doherty is all about renovation dreams that never come true. “I guess this flap about SNB and property taxes got the attention of the network, and they said…

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Listicle: Top 10 New Brunswick Kijiji ads

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Listicle: Top 10 New Brunswick Kijiji ads

New Brunswick — The winter winds are turning from cold to cool, the sun feels warmer and the first signs of spring are appearing across New Brunswick. Along with putting on shorts as soon as it hits 10 degrees above zero, another N.B. tradition is spring cleaning. Soon, yard sales will spring up across the…

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Thieves stealing gold wire from Saint John sewers

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Thieves stealing gold wire from Saint John sewers

Saint John — Some people believe that gold has a smell, but it is definitely true for the gold found under the streets of the Port City. This past week, thieves in Saint John made headlines after absconding with tens of thousands of dollars in copper wire from businesses in the industrial park. Now, they have moved on…

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Moncton buying Castle Manor, opening Hogwarts campus

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Moncton buying Castle Manor, opening Hogwarts campus

Moncton — She may be just a muggle but if Mayor Dawn Arnold has her way, the Hub City will soon be working its magic on the province of New Brunswick. Only days after purchasing the Castle Manor grounds, Arnold is announcing the second part of an ambitious plan that will see the city also purchase Castle Manor itself….

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