Monthly Archives: December 2015

Town of Parrsboro R.I.P.

This elegantly written and scripted poster showed up on the warktimes doorstep recently. Fittingly, it will be my last warktimes post from Parrsboro as I’m moving on soon to Sackville, New Brunswick.

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Parrsboro group says refugee family could be here soon

Parrsboro Welcomes Refugees is hoping to bring its first family here by the end of February. During a public meeting this afternoon at the Old Post Office (Main & Station), the group reported that it has already raised about $15,000, … Continue reading

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Katie Belle masting ceremony celebrates Parrsboro’s historic Age of Sail

About 150 people gathered at the Fundy Geological Museum (FGM) today to celebrate the masting of the schooner Katie Belle. “It is a joyful day for Parrsboro,” said Karen Dickinson, Chair of the FGM Board as she turned to cousins … Continue reading

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Cape Sharp announces progress on tidal project near Parrsboro

Cape Sharp Tidal¬†says it has completed significant steps in preparation for the deployment of two turbines in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro. The company adds that with help from its marine operations partner Atlantic Towing Ltd., it has installed¬†300 metres … Continue reading

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De Pietro-owned energy company gets fifth berth at FORCE tidal site

An Irish renewable energy company is increasing its stake in the tidal test site at Black Rock in the Minas Passage. DP Energy has been awarded a fifth spot (Berth E) at the FORCE site west of Parrsboro. The company … Continue reading

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