Monthly Archives: January 2020

Sackville resident appeals to town council for help in preventing tragedy on Pond Shore Rd.

A retired teacher warned Sackville Town Council last night that people’s lives are in danger because of excessive speeding on Pond Shore Road near Silver Lake. “We fear that it’s going to be a tragic accident that occurs if something … Continue reading

Posted in New Brunswick government, Town of Sackville | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Green MLA calls for proportional representation, not a smaller legislature

Local Green MLA Megan Mitton is calling on Premier Higgs to implement far-reaching electoral reform instead of musing about cutting the number of seats in the New Brunswick legislature. “Frankly, I’m disappointed to hear that type of discussion happen as … Continue reading

Posted in New Brunswick politics | Tagged , | 6 Comments

MLA Megan Mitton calls on province to summon political will for big changes

Megan Mitton says one of the things she learned during her first year in the New Brunswick legislature is that there isn’t much political will to make changes. “There’s really a lot that needs to be done,” the MLA for … Continue reading

Posted in New Brunswick politics | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

John Higham won’t seek re-election after one term as Sackville’s mayor

John Higham has announced he will not seek re-election as the mayor of Sackville. “I had made a commitment that I would do one term as mayor and I’m going to keep that commitment,” Higham said during a brief speech … Continue reading

Posted in Town of Sackville | Tagged , | 1 Comment