Monthly Archives: July 2016

Report shows how Sackville ended up with fast food, gasoline alley on the edge of town

In light of the latest proposal for a Robin’s Donuts and drive-thru at the Ultramar gas bar near Trans Canada Exit 506, it may be worth reviewing the history outlined in a 13-year-old report entitled, Things Don’t Always Turn Out as … Continue reading

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Fundy fishermen file court challenge on tidal turbines

The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association is challenging the provincial government’s decision to allow deployment of two tidal turbines in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro, N.S. The Association filed a formal application with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court yesterday … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors do U-Turn on controversial drive-thru

There may be another drive-thru coffee window in Sackville after all. Sackville Town Council has agreed to take another look at how it could allow a Robin’s Donuts drive-thru at the Ultramar gas station near Exit 506 off the Trans … Continue reading

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Sackville says no to drive-thru at Ultramar on Cattail Ridge

There will be no car drive-thru window and no Robin’s Donuts franchise next to the Ultramar gas station on Cattail Ridge. Wendy Alder, who operates the Tantramar Gas Bar with her husband Kelly, failed to persuade a majority of Sackville … Continue reading

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