99.3 The River News – Sept 12/17

September 12, 2017 | by: johnoshea



We should find out more details tomorrow about the proposed $46 million Saw
and Pellet Mill in Blackville.

An information meeting is being held at the Blackville Village Hall at 6:30
on the future plans for the former mill. The meeting will outline job
opportunities, wood supply and financing for the project.

Road work

Roadwork continues today on the King George Highway, from Jessiman Boulevard
to the Sobeys entrance,…and will for a couple of weeks while they repave.
Most of the work will be done between 7:00pm and 7:00am to cause the least
disruption. You can check 511 for up to date traffic advisories.

School food

More fresh produce is making it into school cafeterias in the province this

Collaboration in Agrifood New Brunswick, or CANB, wants to make sure school
cafeterias are feeding students fresh food grown by local farmers. It has
support from provincial and federal governments. It began providing fresh
veggies to 8 schools last week and will add another 8 this week with a total
of 93 schools on its list.

According to a poll by Campaign Research, approval for the Trudeau Liberals
is going down.

39 per cent of Canadians approve of Trudeau, that’s a 7 per cent drop, while
46 per cent disapprove.

In addition, the Grits and the federal Tories are now tied at 34 per cent in


The Ironmen lost to the long ball 15-7 last night as the Fisher Cats took a
two game to one lead in their semi-final series.

In the majors…Toronto edged Baltimore 4-3. Yankees handled the Rays 5-1.

The Vikings beat the Saints 29-19 in one of the Monday Night Football games.
Denver downed San Diego 24-21 in the other.

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