September 3, 2019 | by: markfirth



The boil water advisory in the village of Tide Head has been lifted.

Residents were asked late last week to boil water for drinking, cooking and
washing after high levels of bacteria were discovered in the water supply.

Tests were done over the weekend and t was determined bacterial levels had
gone down.


The disappearance of a Miramichi man back in May is being investigated by
police as suspicious.

21 year old Brandon Martin was last seen May 22nd in Chatham.

His mother says Martin’s disappearance is very much out of character for him.

Ground search and rescue operations have been conducted within the city and
along the shore of the Miramichi River as part of the investigation.

But no trace of Martin has been found.

He is described as 6-1 in height, weighs about 170 pounds, has blue eyes,
brown hair, and several tattoos on his arms and hands.

Anyone with information on Brandon Martin’s whereabouts is being asked to
contact Miramichi Police, the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.


A single vehicle crash on the Trans Canada Highway near Moncton has claimed
the lives of 3 foreign students.

The men in their 20’s, who were students at a Saint John post secondary
institution, were in a car that left the highway and flipped into the median
around supper time Sunday.

RCMP investigators say the victims, all back seat passengers, were not
wearing seat belts and were thrown from the vehicle.

The 28 year old driver, who faces 3 counts of dangerous driving causing
death, was treated in hospital and released while a front seat passenger
wasn’t hurt.

The investigation continues but its believed speed was a major factor in the

A 79 year old woman was struck by a car and killed by a car Sunday evening
while trying to cross route 134 in Shediac Bridge.

The incident happened around 8:40 Sunday evening.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The RCMP is investigating.


A New Brunswick man accused of fatally shooting four people in Fredericton
last year has been ordered to undergo another psychiatric assessment.

Matthew Raymond is charged with the first-degree murders of Fredericton
police constables Sara Burns and Robb Costello and local residents Donnie
Robichaud and Bobbie Lee Wright.

The assessment will determine if Raymond is mentally fit to stand trial.

Raymond has already undergone an assessment that found him fit to stand
trial, but Judge Fred Ferguson says he’s ordering another assessment because
of “utterances” made in court.


A missing 25-year-old mother from St. Stephen and her two year-old son have
been found.
Ceclia Stephenson and her 2 year old son Kendrick Porter went missing
Thursday morning.

According to the RCMP, the two went off-roading and got stuck.

They walked a considerable distance before finding cell phone service to call
for help.

Mother and son were checked out at the hospital and are said to be OK.