Monthly Archives: August 2019

Strategic Plan spawns more plans, strategies and proposals

The vote was four Sackville councillors in favour with four against, but when Mayor John Higham broke the tie in favour of adopting a $26,000, five-year strategic plan in February 2017, it meant the town was committing itself to developing … Continue reading

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Roadkill: A sad story and a solution worth fighting for

Conservation biologist Sabine Dietz e-mailed Warktimes this month to tell a sad story about a family of river otters that were sighted and photographed several times this summer in the Sackville Waterfowl Park. Dietz, who is also a environmental consultant, reported … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council says ‘no’ to traffic light, ‘yes’ to pot grow-op & ‘maybe’ to changing secrecy rules

In a marathon meeting Monday night that lasted almost three-and-a-half hours, Sackville Town Council discussed and voted on a wide range of issues including the proposal to spend $32,775 installing a third set of traffic lights on Main Street. In … Continue reading

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Sackville expected to join other municipalities in pressing for more federal-provincial support

Sackville Town Council is getting ready to launch a campaign this week seeking more than $865,000 in additional tax money from the federal and provincial governments. Councillors are expected to endorse a series of resolutions on Monday supporting other municipalities … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors skeptical about need for 3rd set of traffic lights

Town Engineer Dwayne Acton has recommended that Sackville spend $32,775 to install a full set of traffic signals where thousands of Mount Allison students cross Main Street on their way to and from university residences, the Jennings Dining Hall and … Continue reading

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