Monthly Archives: August 2015

Packed meeting hears benefits of amalgamation, but citizens will not get to vote

Parrsboro Town Councillors say residents won’t get to vote on whether the town seeks to join the Municipality of Cumberland County. “It’s council’s decision to make,” Mayor Lois Smith told an audience of about 150 last night at the Parrsboro … Continue reading

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Parrsboro Town Council calls public meeting on amalgamation

Parrsboro Mayor Lois Smith says next Thursday’s public meeting on the possibility of amalgamation with Cumberland County will likely be one of several such meetings if citizens appear open to the idea. “We wouldn’t be doing our job as a … Continue reading

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CICR violates election ad rules

A spokesman for Scott Armstrong says the federal Conservative candidate will ask CICR-FM, Parrsboro’s community radio station, to stop airing paid announcements that advertise Armstrong’s toll-free constituency number. The ads, which have aired several times since the federal election campaign … Continue reading

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Four candidates running in Town Council byelection

Three business people and a former health care worker are running for the vacant seat on Parrsboro Town Council. The candidates are hair stylist Betty Atkinson, furniture and appliance dealer Lyle Yorke, Rafes Construction proprietor Norman Rafuse, and Margaret “Maggie” … Continue reading

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