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Monthly Archives: May 2016

First Local School Garden Officially Opens Tomorrow

First Local School Garden Officially Opens Tomorrow

Thanks to the vision of City staff, a generous grant from Scotts Miracle-Gro, and the dedicated efforts of Communities in Bloom and Anglophone School District – South, students at Princess Elizabeth School (PES) will now have their own garden to grow. With an official opening scheduled for tomorrow, June 1st, the garden project at PES… Read more »

Public Information Session: Paddock Street

Public Information Session: Paddock Street

The City of Saint John will be installing new infrastructure on Paddock Street from Civic #39 to Coburg Street. There will be new water main, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer installed, including renewal of existing services to each residence up to the property line and installation of new storm services, which will be capped at… Read more »

Sea Belles head to Atlantic A Cappella Contest

Sea Belles head to Atlantic A Cappella Contest

Sea Belles A Cappella Chorus, Saint John’s only chapter of Harmony, Incorporated, an international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, will head to Sackville, NB June 2-4th to participate in an area contest that could qualify the local singers for an international competition later this year. Sea Belles will… Read more »

Saint John Soap Box Derby 2016

Saint John Soap Box Derby 2016

Mark your family as ‘busy’ today Saturday, May 28th (rain date tomorrow: Sunday May 29th) and come cheer on your favourite team as children from schools across the Greater Saint John area race down Cranston Avenue in hopes of crossing the finish line first during this year’s Saint John Soap Box Derby. The Saint John Soap… Read more »

Paderno Blow Out Sale at Harbour Station

Paderno Blow Out Sale at Harbour Station

Paderno, makers and distributors of world-famous stainless steel cookware, utensils, housewares, and much more, returns next week to Harbour Station for their annual Blow-out Sale. A huge range of exceptional quality Paderno products will be available for sale, at exceptional savings. The six-day event opens on Tuesday, May 31st, and will continue through Sunday, June… Read more »

Sobeys Nutrition Events June 2016

Sobeys Nutrition Events June 2016

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what our Sobeys Dietitians are up to this month! Sobeys Saint John West and Rothesay, JUNE 2016 Taste & Learn Classes (FREE class)! Try a new food. Recipes and samples provided! SUMMER SALADS: Wednesday, June 15th, 11:00 AM -12:00 PM Saint John West SUMMER SALADS: Tuesday, June 28th… Read more »

Five students win UNB’s prestigious Currie Scholarships

Five students win UNB’s prestigious Currie Scholarships

Five Maritime high school students will receive prestigious Currie Scholarships at the University of New Brunswick, a recognition of their outstanding leadership in the community and academic performance in their high schools. The Currie Scholarships were established by Dr. Richard J. Currie, UNB Chancellor Emeritus and one of Canada’s most accomplished business leaders and philanthropists.… Read more »

Street Sweeping Progress Update

Street Sweeping Progress Update

The annual Spring Street Sweeping Program is well under way, and the City thanks citizens for their ongoing patience as crews work hard to remove the build-up and debris that collected during the winter months. The Street Sweeping Program is a vital program to improve the functionalist of our streets, sidewalks and storm water systems as… Read more »

Mill Rats President/ GM Steps Down

Mill Rats President/ GM Steps Down

The Saint John Mill Rats President and General Manager, Ian McCarthy has stepped down. McCarthy issued the following statement earlier this afternoon: I have decided to return to the United States and rejoin my family there, and as such, I have stepped down as President and will no longer act as General Manager of the Saint… Read more »

Workshop Natural Dyes with Denise Richard

Workshop Natural Dyes with Denise Richard

On Sunday, May 29th from 1-5 pm join the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) for a one day Natural Dyes workshop with New Brunswick Artist, Denise Richard. In this Natural Dye workshop, participants will explore a variety of dyes including plants, roots, wood and insect dyes. By the end of the workshop, they will have learned… Read more »

Port Days 2016 Offers Expanded Business Programming

Port Days 2016 Offers Expanded Business Programming

Port Days has always offered great speakers and topics related to import/ export, global transportation infrastructure, and international partnerships – but the 2016 schedule is bigger and better than ever. “For the first time ever, the Port Days line-up includes concurrent sessions, which means we have more to offer than ever before,” says Jim Quinn,… Read more »

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