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- Reel Take: Cheeky humour can’t keep Bullet Train on trackon August 14, 2022 at 12:22 am in arts & entertainment
Bryan Tyree Henry and Brad Pitt star in Bullet Train.
- Border business owner wants ArriveCan app scrappedby Doug Dickinson on August 13, 2022 at 1:22 pm in news
John Slipp, owner of the Woodstock Duty-Free Shop – Atlantic Travel Centre at the Woodstock-Houlton border, is calling on New Brunswick MPs to push for the federal government to scrap the ArriveCan app. The Frontier Duty-Free Association released a report this week noting a 45 per cent decline in business.
- Abandoned home destroyed by arsonby Doug Dickinson on August 12, 2022 at 7:50 pm in police & fire
An abandoned home on Moose Mountain Road, north of Bath, was destroyed in a suspicious blaze late Thursday night.
- Woodstock’s Frisbee Rob defends world championshipon August 12, 2022 at 11:21 am in sports
Rob McLeod, also known as Frisbee Rob, tosses a frisbee while competing. The Woodstock native set his sixth consecutive gold win in self-caught flight at the 2022 World Overall Flying Disc Championships in San Diego last week, and is set to return home to Woodstock next week to take part in the pre-show at the RCMP Musical Ride on Aug. 16.
- Man arrested after standoff waives bail hearingby Doug Dickinson on August 11, 2022 at 7:40 pm in courts & crime
John Hazen Dunham, 34, of Woodstock, waived his show-cause hearing in Woodstock provincial court. Dunham, who was arrested during a standoff with police early Saturday morning, faces numerous charges.
- Some town streets now open to ATVs for 3-month trialby Mark Rickard on August 11, 2022 at 7:39 pm in city hall
After more than a year of consultations, meetings and negotiations, portions of five Woodstock streets are now open to all-terrain vehicle riders for a three-month pilot project.
- ‘Future farming’ fund offers $1M in grants to spud growerson August 10, 2022 at 7:33 pm in business & economy
Potatoes are harvested from a field near Hartland in this file photo. McDonald’s Canada and McCain Foods Limited announced the Future of Potato Farming Fund, with $1 million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmer adoption of regenerative practices and technology.
- Lawyers’ delays stall plea deal againby Doug Dickinson on August 10, 2022 at 7:32 pm in courts & crime
Ramone Anthony Burrell, 30, of Florenceville-Bristol, will appear in court on Sept. 7 to set trial dates and enter a plea.
- Pulp mill has air quality licence renewedon August 10, 2022 at 5:17 pm in business & economy
The Department of Environment and Local Government said the AV Group NB Inc. pulp mill in Nackawic will have its air quality licence renewed for another five years.
- Town will polish tourist attractions with ACOA moneyon August 9, 2022 at 7:14 pm in city hall
An outdoor summer concert series at the Riverside Park gazebo in Florenceville-Bristol, seen in this file photo, is one of several projects boosted by a $30,000 grant from ACOA.
- Police chase trial hinges on driver’s identityby Doug Dickinson on August 9, 2022 at 7:14 pm in courts & crime
Isaak Tedford Thomas, 26, of Centreville was in Woodstock provincial court Thursday, Aug. 4 for the first of several trials for numerous charges.
- Woodstock Ribfest back Aug. 19-21by Doug Dickinson on August 8, 2022 at 7:31 pm in community
Colin Toole of Texas Rangers holds up a rack of ribs at the 2021 Woodstock Ribfest. The Woodstock Ribfest returns as an in-person event Aug. 19-21 at the Connell Park Raceway.
- Singer visiting western N.B. as part of East Coast touron August 8, 2022 at 7:28 pm in life
- PHOTOS: Demo derby, tuff truck mayhem caps off Old Home Weekby Doug Dickinson on August 7, 2022 at 9:46 pm in sports
Ryan Schultz pounds his truck through the mud in the Tuff Truck challenge during the last day of Old Home Week 2022.
- Reel Take: Prey a worthy successor in the Predator serieson August 7, 2022 at 3:15 pm in arts & entertainment
Amber Midthunder in “Prey.”
- Man ‘arrested after investigation’ in downtown: policeon August 6, 2022 at 1:44 pm in police & fire
One person was arrested and is in custody after Woodstock and Fredericton police conducted an investigation in downtown Woodstock early Saturday morning.
- PHOTOS: Action was fast and furious at OHW lawn mower racesby Doug Dickinson on August 6, 2022 at 8:29 am in sports
Competitors muscle through a turn during Old Home Week lawn mower racing action. About 100 competitors participated in the two days of racing.
- Construction company sale finalized to Vincion August 5, 2022 at 8:07 pm in business & economy
The sale of Northern Construction to France-based Vinci Construction has been confirmed in Vinci’s 2022 first half financial report released last week.
- PHOTOS: Grapplers entertain the crowd at OHW wrestlingon August 5, 2022 at 7:42 pm in sports
Wrestling fans got an evening of fun antics as North Pro Canadian Wrestling put on a show for Old Home Week on Thursday night.
- Trial dates set for defendants facing drug, firearm chargesby Doug Dickinson on August 4, 2022 at 8:00 pm in courts & crime
A trio of accused defendants were in Woodstock provincial court Tuesday for numerous of drug possession and firearm charges.
- Miss New Brunswick hopes to inspire other Indigeneous womenby Doug Dickinson on August 3, 2022 at 8:51 pm in arts & entertainment
Miss New Brunswick 2022 Heaven Solomon poses for photos with the 2022 Royal Court. From left are Minto 1st Princess Maranda Pert-Hoyt, who was named Miss Friendship; Miss Victoria County Tamara McDougall, First Princess; Solomon, and Grand Falls First Princess Lucie Martin who was winner of Miss Talent and Second Princess.
- UPDATE: Traffic diverted after head-on crash in covered bridgeby Doug Dickinson on August 3, 2022 at 4:00 pm in police & fire
Two vehicles show damage after a head-on collision inside the east entrance of the world’s longest covered bridge in Hartland on Wednesday.
- Pleas delayed again for Centreville manby Doug Dickinson on August 2, 2022 at 8:28 pm in courts & crime
Connell Ross McLean, 26, of Centreville, appeared in Woodstock provincial court on Tuesday to enter pleas on charges of possession of a stolen side-by-side and saw, and a breach, but the case was adjourned to Aug. 10 at 9:30 a.m.
- Soaring fuel costs putting town budget in redby Mark Rickard on August 2, 2022 at 8:28 pm in city hall
Woodstock municipal managers say the soaring price of fuel compared to 2021 has put the municipality in an operating deficit during the first six months of the year.
- Man pleads not guilty to more drug changesby Doug Dickinson on August 2, 2022 at 8:27 pm in courts & crime
Jamie Kyle Tomah, 38, of Woodstock First Nation has entered not guilty pleas to charges of possession of methamphetamine and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking in an Aug. 2 court appearance.
- PHOTOS: Runners honour ‘Joe’s memory’ in road raceby Mark Rickard on August 1, 2022 at 9:08 pm in sports
Participants leave the start line for the Tim Horton Joe McGuire race Saturday morning, running or walking along the St. John River during the traditional kickoff of Woodstock’s Old Home Week festivities.
- Community support helped family’s ‘Tiny Princess’ surviveby Shana Grey on August 1, 2022 at 9:08 pm in news
Woodstock resident Thomas Wade Shaw is happy to be able to give back to his community and to charities like Ronald MacDonald House in Halifax. Shaw and his daughter Molly both experienced first hand the work at the IWK and Ronald MacDonald House in Halifax, when Molly was born premature at 22 weeks gestation.
- ‘A privilege to be selected’: 7 heading to Team Canada eventby Shana Grey on August 1, 2022 at 9:07 pm in news
- PHOTOS: Huge crowds pack downtown Woodstock for OHW paradeby Mark Rickard on July 31, 2022 at 10:24 pm in life
River Valley Gymnastics members tumbled and flipped along Main Street in Woodstock during the Old Home Week parade. The hour-long spectacle attracted thousands of viewers on Main Street and Deakin Drive.