Monthly Archives: October 2020

No money for climate change co-ordinator in 2021 Sackville budget

It appears that the Mayor’s Rountable on Climate Change will not be getting the $25,000 next year that it requested from Sackville Town Council to help hire a full-time, professional co-ordinator. During Monday’s council meeting, CAO Jamie Burke explained why … Continue reading

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Sackville Facebook news site taken over by advocacy group

The Sackville Facebook group that has been a main source for local news and information has been taken over by the director of the Sexual Abuse Network of Canada, an advocacy organization that publishes the names of people convicted of sexual … Continue reading

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Update: Sackville responds to speeding concerns on Pond Shore Rd.

Town Engineer Dwayne Acton says technical problems have been hampering Sackville’s efforts to reduce speeds on Pond Shore Road between Uphill Drive and Mountview Road. In response to a series of questions from Warktimes, Acton e-mailed to say that the town … Continue reading

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Sackville planning bigger-than-ever Fall Fair next year to celebrate 20th anniversary

Sackville is planning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Fall Fair next year with a full week of events that would stretch over two weekends. Treasurer Michael Beal has allocated $75,000 in the draft of his 2021 budget, up … Continue reading

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Sackville residents worry about their children as speeding continues on Pond Shore Rd.

Nearly 10 months after a high speed, hit-and-run collision sent 69-year-old Charles Bourque to hospital with serious injuries, drivers are still travelling well over the 60 kmh speed limit on Pond Shore Road, according to a retired teacher who lives … Continue reading

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‘Political theatre’ as Sackville Town Council debates the ban on more drive-thrus

Sackville Town Councillors played out a mini-drama last night over a perennial issue: the ban on allowing more drive-thru restaurants near the TransCanada highway. Council ended up defeating a motion to re-evaluate the ban when the town’s Municipal Plan comes … Continue reading

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Lise Babineau is the new Community Program Officer with the Sackville RCMP

Deputy Mayor Ron Aiken says he’s pleased that Sackville has a new Community Program Officer (CPO) to work with local young people in fostering good relations with police and in preventing crime. Lise Babineau, who served as CPO in Moncton … Continue reading

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MASU says Elections NB will investigate after Mt. A. students were turned away at the polls

The Mount Allison Students Union (MASU) says that Elections NB has agreed to launch an official investigation after dozens of eligible student voters were repeatedly turned away from the polls at the Sackville Civic Centre on September 14th, the day … Continue reading

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Last shoe set to drop in Sackville’s bitter heritage saga

When Sackville Town Council meets again next week, it’s expected to repeal the heritage grant policy it adopted in 2017. The policy provided renovation grants up to a maximum of $5,000 to the owners of heritage buildings in two downtown … Continue reading

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