Monthly Archives: August 2020

Sackville Town Council discusses mandatory mask-wearing in public

Sackville Town Council is considering asking New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to require people to wear masks in public to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The idea for sending that formal request to Dr. Jennifer Russell … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council set to approve $390K project to spur development at Exit 506

Sackville Town Council is expected to write another chapter Monday night in the slowly evolving story of economic development at TransCanada Highway Exit 506. Councillors will be asked to approve spending more than $390,000 for major improvements to the Cattail … Continue reading

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Sackville Roundtable on Climate Change seeking $125K annual budget

The Mayor’s Roundtable on Climate Change plans to seek an annual budget of $125,000 including money to hire a full-time co-ordinator. During Monday’s Sackville Town Council meeting, retired wildlife biologist Richard Elliot said the Roundtable has already benefited from the work … Continue reading

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Local historian celebrates revival of Sackville’s historic monument

Local historian Charles Scobie is celebrating the renewal of one of the town’s most historic sites: the Sackville Centennial Monument at 120 Main Street in front of the new Lafford apartment building where he lives and next to the Mount … Continue reading

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Sackville’s new $25K sculpture could show which way the winds are blowing on climate change

Sackville Town Council will be asked to approve a public art installation next week that would depict a 15-foot-high metal cattail with a working weathervane on top and a compass at its base. The stainless steel and chrome sculpture, called … Continue reading

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