‘Strangles’ the clown terrorizes Rockwood Park horses

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Saint John — A new pest has been horsing around at Saint John’s Rockwood Park, but it might not be the one that you expect. The co-owner and operator of the Rockwood Park stables said earlier this week that public access to the horses has been suspended due to “strangles turning up unexpectedly.” Today, it…

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New Brunswick creates ‘rainbow highway’

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Fredericton — The government of New Brunswick is going out of its way to affirm its support for rainbow crosswalks, and some might argue they are now bordering on overcompensation. In March, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser sent letters to 13 municipalities stating that according to the Transportation Association of Canada, all crosswalks should be…

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Report: Catwoman had evil plot to make Parlee Beach into litter box

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Shediac — Well, the cat is out of the bag. Documents released today from a right to information request revealed an insidious secret plan to slowly transform New Brunswick’s Parlee Beach Provincial Park into the world’s largest public litter box. And, the malevolent mastermind behind the dastardly deed is none other than the infamous supervillain, Catwoman….

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NB driver gets off on stopping traffic to let others pull out

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Saint John — Do you remember those kids who used to like being Simon in “Simon Says” a little too much? A Saint John woman was one of those kids, and now she has upped her game to a whole new level. Judy Camyon is disregarding the “right of way” rules of driving in favour…

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Ford unveils new F-150 ‘New Brunswick’ edition

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Toronto — New Brunswick is about to become an important part of Ford’s pilot project to sell optional truck accessories to Canadians. On Tuesday, Ford Motor Company unveiled new customization technology built for its wildly popular F-150 pickup trucks. The advanced tooling in its Canadian plants allows for hyper-local special editions of its new 2019…

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NB teenagers daring each other to eat sandbags

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Quispamsis — Move over Tide pods. Another menacing internet fad is endangering New Brunswick youth, and government officials are warning parents not to bury their heads in the sand about the potential impact. “We thought it was just a laugh, you know,” said a regretful Quispamsis teenager who agreed to speak on the condition of…

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Report: Flood water leaving NB to work out west

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Westfield — “Go west, young man” is 19th-century advice that has gripped the imagination of the New Brunswick youth in recent years. Now, as record water levels in southern New Brunswick continue to recede, a new report has emerged that asserting the flood water has left the province for new opportunities out west. “As water…

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Underwater fiddlehead pickers have record harvest

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Kings County — While many flood victims in southern New Brunswick have felt up the creek this spring, two industrious brothers are blowing their fiddlehead harvesting targets out of the water. Alan and Lane Lochard grew up picking fiddleheads and scuba-diving in the waters around their hometown close to the Belleisle Bay. But, they never…

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