Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sackville set to save on garbage collection

According to the town engineer, Sackville could save more than $20,000 on garbage collection next year. Dwayne Acton told council last Monday that a bid from Miller Waste Systems came in at $246,161.18 for 2019 garbage collection, $23,619 lower than … Continue reading

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Pay cut for Sackville’s mayor and councillors

Sackville’s mayor, deputy mayor and town councillors will each start losing hundreds if not thousands of dollars on January 1st when the federal government starts taxing their full municipal salaries. “The federal government is giving us a pay cut, which … Continue reading

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Mt. A. president noncommittal about shedding investments in Big Oil

Mount Allison students, who are members of the group Divest MTA, continued their four-year campaign Monday to persuade the university to shed its investments in big fossil fuel companies. The students urged Jean-Paul Boudreau, the new Mt. A. president, to … Continue reading

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Firefighters tackle blaze at Salem Elementary School

The Anglophone East School District says Sackville’s Salem Elementary will be closed Monday for repairs, but is expected to re-open on Tuesday. The school closure became necessary after a fire today on the gymnasium roof. Twenty-eight Sackville fire fighters were … Continue reading

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Sackville postal workers stage rotating strike

Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) set up a picket line today outside the main post office in Sackville. The postal workers are members of the CUPW Moncton local which began a rotating strike at 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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