Monthly Archives: January 2023

New flood pond for Sackville; dogs, salt & fireworks

At its meeting on Tuesday, Tantramar council heard about flood control in Sackville as well as answers to questions about dogs, salt and fireworks. Council was told that work could begin soon on the third and final phase of Sackville’s … Continue reading

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Tantramar mayor invited to international wetlands conference

If Tantramar Town Council gives its approval next month, Mayor Andrew Black will receive funding to attend an international wetlands meeting at Amiens in northern France from June 8th to 10th. He’s the only mayor in North America invited to … Continue reading

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Tantramar Mayor Andrew Black blocks a vote on who will be his deputy

In a move that surprised many observers, Tantramar Mayor Andrew Black prevented council from electing a deputy mayor at its first meeting on Tuesday. “We have just sat as the new council of the Town of Tantramar,” Black said. “We … Continue reading

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Tantramar Town Council says no to holding a public question period

At its first meeting tonight, Tantramar Town Council voted against amending its agenda to allow members of the public and media to ask questions. The agenda did not include the public question period that has been a tradition in Sackville … Continue reading

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Activist makes fun of new NB jail, calls for defunding police

As the New Brunswick government pressed ahead last fall with its controversial plan for a $32 million jail in Fredericton, poet, activist and university professor El Jones poked fun at it during a speech at Mount Allison. She suggested that … Continue reading

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