Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)
Today: Increasing clouds. High 12.
Tonight: Rain beginning overnight. Low plus 5.
Tomorrow: Rainy. High 8.
Thank you to Nadine Larche, Rachael Ross and Angela Gevaudan for sharing personal photos of Doug, Dave and Fabrice for the cover photo to honour our colleagues this June 4. Anyone who wishes to use it for the day is encouraged to do so. pic.twitter.com/6jRcFSsYvN
— RCMP New Brunswick (@RCMPNB) June 3, 2018
18 year old Brendan Bastarache of Dieppe charged with assault with a weapon in relation to Friday night’s incident at a carnival in Moncton. Multiple people including children treated for exposure to bear repellent spray. RCMP investigating. pic.twitter.com/70D9cbcZID
— Wade Perry (@wadeperry1969) June 2, 2018
One person was arrested after that bear spray incident at the fair in the Fairlanes parking lot on Mountain Road on Friday night. About 10:30 Friday night RCMP received a call that several people had been sprayed with bear spray by unknown suspects. Codiac RCMP, Moncton Fire Department and EMS attended the scene where victims were treated and released and/or transported to Moncton City Hospital and Georges Dumont Hospital in order to be decontaminated and treated. Police say Brendan Bastarache of Dieppe remains in custody and is scheduled for a bail hearing in Moncton on Tuesday afternoon. The investigation into what happened continues…police think more people were involved. If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.
— RCMP New Brunswick (@RCMPNB) June 3, 2018
Belle-Forêt Street, between Des Érables Street and Dieppe Boulevard, will be closed to traffic from June 4 to 8. Dieppe Boulevard, between Melanson Road and Belle-Forêt Street will also be closed for work to the roundabout https://t.co/nmncKCU4qO pic.twitter.com/TpxiVDIGr0
— City of Dieppe (@CityofDieppe) June 1, 2018
The City of Dieppe says that Belle-Forêt Street, between Des Érables Street and Dieppe Boulevard, will be completely closed to traffic all week (from Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8.) Dieppe Boulevard, between Melanson Road and Belle-Forêt Street will also be completely closed to traffic on the same dates. They’re working on the Dieppe Boulevard and Belle-Forêt Street roundabout. Detour signs will be in place.
Also: Amirault Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic near Dover Road, on Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5 to allow for work on the sewer system.
Queen Street, between Orange Lane and Wesley Street, will be closed to traffic from 7 am to approximately 7 pm today. Info: https://t.co/j6ziTlhDK7 #Moncton pic.twitter.com/hMIRLmesxF (via @CityofMoncton)
— TrafficNB (@TrafficNB) June 4, 2018
Commercial vehicle enforcement officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety’s inspection and enforcement branch will be on the lookout for a variety of safety violations as NB takes part in the annual International Roadcheck program, June 5-7.https://t.co/lX5m6Uab5S
— Government of NB (@Gov_NB) June 1, 2018
The BMHS Highlanders are provincial AAA girls high school rugby champions…they beat St Malachy’s 31-29 on Friday night to win the title.
The Moncton Fisher Cats got shut out at home 2-0 by the Saint John Alpines yesterday. The Fisher Cats play in Saint John on Thursday.
The Moncton Mustangs beat Saint John 21-18 yesterday and are 4-0 on the season and in first place in the Maritime Football League.
The NBA Finals game two last night…The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103. Golden State leads the series two games to none.
The Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights play game four of the Stanley Cup Finals tonight in Washington. The Capitals lead the series two games to one.
Get all the scores HERE.
.@IslandersHKY snapped up @MonctonFlyers Dman Lukas Cormier with 4th overall pick of the #QMJHLDraft. 5 foot 8 Cormier admits it won’t be an easy transittion to #QMJHL but looks forward to the challenge. @NBPEIMMHL #SportsandMoore
— John Moore (@rinkrant) June 3, 2018
Lukas Cormier of Ste-Marie-de-Kent was the top New Brunswicker taken in the Q League draft held over the weekend in Shawinigan. The Moncton Flyers Defenceman, Cormier was taken 4th overall by the Charlottetown Islanders. The Moncton Wildcats took 17 players in the draft including forward Elliot Desnoyers with the 18th overall pick…the 15 year old has a strong family connection to the Wildcats…his uncle is Simon Laliberte who played centre for the Cats in the late 90s and is third all time on the franchise scoring list.