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Saturday, September 17, 2011

St. Andrews Celebrates Water Upgrades

The town of St. Andrews marking an important municipal milestone --  the opening of its improved wastewater treatment facility.

MP for New Brunswick Southwest John Williamson and St. Andrews Mayor Roger McNabb were on hand for the opening.

In addition to being able to service the town's current and future needs, the improvements also mean less power consumption and impact on the environment.

Total cost of the project was about 3 million dollars.

Overturned SUV Found With No Driver

Police are trying to track down the driver of an SUV that left their vehicle overturned on the Golden Grove Road.

Emergency crews arriving at 745 Golden Grove Road around 3 this morning to find an SUV on its roof. 

A search was conducted and no one was found in or around the vehicle.

Irving Oil Celebrates Neighbours

Irving Oil is inviting everyone out for its Annual Open House and Neighbour Appreciation Day.

It all takes place today at Champion Heights Elementary -- acclivities will include information displays, lunch, entertainment for kids, and refinery bus tours.

Irving Oil spokesperson Sam Robinson tells CHSJ News it's a great way to stay in touch with the community.
The event goes from 11 to 2.

Schools In Quispamsis Pushing Maximum Capacity

It's a little cramped at some District 6 schools these days but wide open in others.

Acting Superintendent Gary Hall tells CHSJ News elementary schools in Quispamsis are bursting at the seams.  He says a high percentage of schools are using the portable classrooms and they're even running out of room for those units.

But in other parts of the district, such as Belleisle, Hampton and Sussex, Hall says they have a slight decline in the student population and lots of space.