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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Uptown Mugs #38 Gregory Pringle

Uptown Mugs #38 Gregory Pringle

You may know him as the oatcake man, charmingly kilted at the local markets selling his delicious home-made oatcakes. Or, perhaps you’ve seen him setting up and working as sound technician during the uptown “Summer in the Square” music series, helping the bands lend their best melodies to our uptown. No doubt, you have noticed him out and about during his various involvements in uptown activity. Greg is a man of many talents, and uptown is thankful for his efforts in all that he does. Read more »

Saint John Touch a Truck Event This Weekend

Saint John Touch a Truck Event This Weekend

Start your Engines! Touch a Truck is coming back to Saint John this Saturday, September 19th, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Long Wharf on the Saint John Waterfront. Presented by Bayview Trucks & Equipment, in support of First Steps Housing Project Inc., Touch a Truck will happen rain or shine! Admission is $5 per person (children under 2 free). Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Read more »

Preserves for Pet Lovers

Preserves for Pet Lovers

The Busy Paws ladies have been pickling up a storm for the Saint John SPCA. If you have not already heard of them you will remember them when you taste their preserves. Read more »

Traffic Advisory: Station Street

Traffic Advisory: Station Street

Station Street will be reduced to two lanes in both directions between Smythe Street and Garden Street starting Wednesday, September 16 for two (2) days from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. for asphalt resurfacing. Read more »

Traffic Advisory: Union Street

Traffic Advisory: Union Street

Union Street will be reduced to one lane in both directions between Wentworth Street and Sydney Street starting Tuesday, September 15 for two (2) days from 8 a.m. until midnight for water main repairs. Read more »

Over $8600 raised at SPCA/ARL 22nd Annual Dog Jog

Over $8600 raised at SPCA/ARL 22nd Annual Dog Jog

The Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue had a great day at their 22nd Annual Dog Jog fundraiser on the weekend. Thanks to all who attended! Over $8600 in pledges came in. What fabulous support we have in our community! Here are some photos they shared on their blog. Visit their Facebook Page to see more photos from the event. Read more »

BFM Thrift Store Opens in Loch Lomond Place

BFM Thrift Store Opens in Loch Lomond Place

The newest Atlantic Bibles for Missions (BFM) Thrift Store opened recently at 120 McDonald Street in Loch Lomond Place. If you are in the area, please come check out their beautiful new store and say hello to their first Manager, Kevin Smith. They are open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 5… Read more »

Planning Change for Saint John

Planning Change for Saint John

Dr. Keith Brunt, a researcher, entrepreneur and Assistant Professor at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, left his community in Saskatchewan at a time when everyone was leaving. Life was deemed to be elsewhere, and when 80 to 90 per cent of his class left the province, the common question was “Where are you going?” From away, he has watched his province transform itself into one of the country’s power players. Saskatchewan once received equalization payments from other parts of the country; now, it is a contributor. Read more »

Author Book Talk and Signing

Author Book Talk and Signing

Join author Curtis Mainville for a talk about his new book Till the Boys Come Home at the New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, this Thursday September 17th from 7-9 pm. A century after the beginning of the Great War, the contributions of the Maritimes to the formation of the Canadian Expeditionary force remain relatively unexplored. Till the Boys… Read more »

Queen Square Lighting Disruption

Queen Square Lighting Disruption

As we reach the final stage of improvements in Queen Square, citizens are advised that there will be no lighting in the park for approximately one week. Work on the lighting began yesterday, September 10 and is expected to be completed by September 17. A contractor will be on site to run wiring and install new lighting fixtures. Read more »

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