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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

A Springfield man is dead following a motorcycle accident yesterday morning.59 year old Gilles Martin crashed his motorcycle on Route 850 in Kiersteadville shortly after 9 o'clock while trying to avoid a deer.He was taken to the Regional Hospital, where he died from his injuries around 8 o'clock last night.

Bears Spotted on the West Side

West siders still need to be on the lookout for bears.City police tell us they received calls of a mamma bear and two cubs being spotted by the Ridgewood Addiction Services building. Police say the bears were rooting through compost bins.The Department of Natural Resources have set up humane traps in the area.

Another Armed Robbery

City police are reporting another armed robbery last night.This time a man entered the Quizno's restaurant on the East Side just before 10 o'clock with a weapon demanding money.No one was hurt in the incident, and the man got away with a small amount of cash.This is the third armed robbery in a week, with the first incident happening Wednesday at the Grove Lounge, and then Thursday at Doolys on McDonald Street.No arrests have been made so far.

No Controversy Over Library

There is no controversy brewing over the Kennebecasis Public Library. The building is finalizing an expansion which some say the town of Rothesay isn't happy about. The board, despite a report to the contrary, want the expansion to be attatched to it's exsisting building in Quispamsis. The consultants report has recommended an area next to the Rothesay Arena. Mayor Bill Bishop tells CHSJ News, they want to make sure it is the best site and the finances are in order.
Bishop says he has spoken with Quispamsis Mayor Murray Driscoll and both agree which-ever site is chosen, it should be what is best for residents in the Kennebecasis Valley.

The Bay of Fundy Moves On In Competition

The Bay of Fundy is moving to the next step to becoming a part of the New 7 wonders of nature.The Bay of Fundy is the only Canadian site moving onto the top 77 status in the contest.The second phase of the contest is over, bringing the total number of applicants down from 440 to 77.The next stage of the contest will have the New7Wonders independent panel of experts selecting 28 final candidate to be announced on July 21st.