What's Trending - Tuesday, May 9th

Tuesday, May 9th 2017

Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)

Today: Cloudy with a chance of showers this morning. Rain beginning this afternoon. High 12.
Tonight: Rain changing to periods of drizzle overnight. (10 to 15 mm.) Low plus 3.
Tomorrow: Rainy. High 8.

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Traffic: The City of Moncton says that Mill Road, near Storey Road West, will be reduced to one lane from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today (Tuesday, May 9) weather permitting.

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According to the CBC, Service New Brunswick quietly posted revisions to the assessment and tax bills of 1,285 properties over the weekend...but only a few of those changes are from the group of over 2,000 homeowners who had assessment and tax increases jacked above 20 per cent after Service New Brunswick invented renovation amounts for their homes. Those homeowners will receive new assessments on June 7. An all time record number of property owners challenged their tax bills this year.

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The R-C-M-P say no charges will be laid in the death of competitive cyclist Ellen Watters, who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Sussex last December. Sergeant Jim MacPherson says an investigation determined there was not sufficient evidence to support any charges. The news comes just days after Ellen's Law passed in the provincial legislature. The law takes effect June 1st and will require drivers of vehicles to leave one metre of space when passing a bicycle on a road, or face a fine of $172.50 and three demerit points.

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Today's the last day that you can buy tickets for this weekend's Swing into Spring Gala for the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation. The event goes this Saturday night at Casino New Brunswick and features dinner, dancing, and auction items. Click HERE for more info.

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NHL playoffs...The Pittsburgh-Washington series is going to a game 7...The Capitals beat the Penguins 5-2 last night. Tonight Ottawa plays at New York...The Senators are up 3-2 on the Rangers in that series.

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MLB: Edwin Encarnacion was back in Toronto last night...as a member of the Cleveland Indians. The Jays won 4-2.

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Mount Allison wide receiver Dakota Brush was drafted 51st overall by the BC Lions in the CFL entry draft on Sunday night.

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