Monthly Archives: December 2017

Southeast Region mayors warn against shipping NB garbage to Nova Scotia

More than a dozen mayors in southeastern New Brunswick are urging the provincial government to deny a private company’s proposal to truck garbage from the Saint John area to a landfill in Nova Scotia. At last week’s meeting of Sackville … Continue reading

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Sackville mayor asks province for $60k to avoid property tax hike

Sackville Town Council has delayed passing the 2018 municipal budget until January after asking the provincial minister of local government for nearly $60,000 to cover its financial shortfall. It means that the town will defer any property tax increases until council … Continue reading

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NS company buying land on Cattail Ridge, but no word yet on development plans

A Nova Scotia development company that builds and leases rental properties is buying a large chunk of land in Sackville across from the Ultramar gas station on Cattail Ridge. The land, extending about 600 feet along Cattail Ridge from the Westmorland … Continue reading

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Declining enrolment at Mount Allison University

Mount Allison experienced a significant decline in first-year enrolment this year according to the university’s vice president of finance. Robert Inglis told Sackville town councillors Monday night that Mt. A. had planned to attract 700 new students this fall, but … Continue reading

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