June 28, 2019 | by: markfirth



As the final 8 students left Tide Head School last Friday a chapter of
educational history was closed.

Tide Head School is now officially closed.

Principal Jonathan Watts tells the Tribune the staff of two educational
assistants, two teachers, and an administrative assistant created a very
peronalized experience for the 8 students in the one room school house.

Next September the students will be moving to Lord Beaverbrook School and
Campbellton Middle School.


The Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic in Saint-Quentin has undergone a makeover
thanks to recent renovations.

Vitalite says in a release, an examination room was added and the exercise
space is now larger and more functional and can accomidate about 60 patients
Western Restigouche.

The upgrades cost about 65-thousand-dollars.

The care team at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic in Saint-Quentin currently
consists of a full-time nurse and a kinesiologist. 

NB/CAM/MIR-Fatal crash

An 18-year-old man from the Acadian Peninsula has died following a
single-vehicle crash on the outskirts of Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël.

RCMP were called to a vehicle in a ditch on Route 305 yesterday morning where
it had rolled over. An 18-year-old man was ejected from the vehicle and died
as a result of his injuries. An 18-year-old woman was taken to hospital with
non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation continues.

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The University of New Brunswick is putting a call out to female firefighters
to share their experiences.

UNB is conducting a study for women who have made their career working in the
Candian Fire Services.

The study will involve interviews with the women to share thier day to day
experiences working within the male dominated profession.

That data will be used to answer questions around barriers women face in the
field… such as discrimination and how they navigate their environment.

The release says women only represent 4-point-4-percent of active
firefighters. Those interested can contact the University.


A lawsuit filed by a New Brunswick potato farmer who claims the federal
government didn’t do enough to help him after he was jailed in Lebanon will
get his day in court _ 18 months from now.

The Federal Court says the 16.5-million-dollar suit filed by Henk Tepper in
2013 should begin in December 2020.

Tepper alleged the former Harper government didn’t do enough to win his
freedom while he spent more than a year in a Lebanese jail _ which violated
his right to life, liberty and security of person.

He was arrested in 2011 on allegations he tried to export diseased potatoes
to Algeria and returned to Canada in 2012 after his lawyers obtained a
Lebanese presidential decree.


A NB Liquor advertisement has come under fire for featuring what many think
is an underage woman.

According to CBC the full-page newspaper ad promoting gin and vodka coolers
appears to have someone that is not of legal drinking age.

Some are saying its irresponsible for NB Liquor to feature someone who looks
so young.

NB Liquor spokesperson Mark Barbour disagrees with the uncertainty of the
models age, but says its a good chance to remind people that the agency IDs
anyone who looks under 30


A former Fredericton radio show host has been scheduled to stand trial in
October a sex charge in Puerto Rico.

44 year-old Trevor Doyle is accused of arranging to meet for a sexual
encounter with someone he believed to be an underaged girl.

Doyle was actually texting and making arrangements with an FBI agent posing
as a 13-year-old girl. He’s now been ordered to stand trial for the attempted
sexual enticement of a minor of October 10th. If convicted Doyle could face
10 years in prison.

NB-Baaad babysitter

A Moncton man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually
assaulting a boy he was babysitting.

27 year old Dillon Turpin was sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty in
April to sexual assault, making child pornography and other charges resulting
from incidents between 2016 and 2018. Turpin will be credited 180 days for
time already spent in custody.