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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Four Dead After River Crash

Four people are dead after their car left a remote New Brunswick road and plunged into a river early yesterday.

RCMP say the bodies of three men, ages 18, 19 and 20, and a 17-year-old girl were pulled from a submerged vehicle near Tracadie-Sheila around 3 pm.

The Mounties say the car lost control while driving up a hill on an icy road and slipped off the road and into the Tracadie River.

The names of the victims, who are all from surrounding communities outside Tracadie-Sheila and Lameque, have not been released.

Crime Stoppers Needs Help With St. Stephen Vandalism

Crime Stoppers and St. Stephen RCMP are looking for help as they look into the on-going vandalism at a property in the town.

All this month a number of abandoned buildings have been damaged along Pleasant Street in St. Stephen.

A home along Pleasant Street was also damaged on December 10th causing more than $500 in damages.'

If you know anything, contact the Mounties in St. Stephen directly or Crime Stoppers toll free.   
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2000 dollars for info that leads to an arrest.

For more info, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Rothesay Has Big Rec Plans For 2013

There are some big plans in 2013 for Rothesay when it comes to recreation.

Up to $600,000 dollars is being spent on renovation Renforth Wharf to rebuild the retaining wall and fix the wharf itself.

Mayor Bill Bishop tells CHSJ the new and improved 6 million dollar KV library is more than double it's original size.

He says most of the new construction is completed and they have begun moving books and more into that area and now the construction company is renovating the older part of the building which they expect to finish by June.

The town is also spending just over 2 million dollars on the Rothesay Commons to improve drainage, build a stage and look into building a new outdoor skating rink.