Just like students who have received their report card in recent days, municipalities have received their grade today from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies. They have ranked the top municipalities in the province according to number and grade. The top three are Florenceville, Cambridge-Narrows, and Port Elgin all with a B-plus. The AIMS Performance Report grades municipalities based on the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery using a three year average between 2005 and 2007.

Saint John finished in 82nd spot with a grade of C, Rothesay has a B minus and sits in 16th. Data for Quispamsis is reported as not available. Grand Bay Westfield is 35th with a grade of C Plus, St. Stephen comes in 14th with a B Minus and Hampton is 18th with a grade of B.