Category Archives: Town of Sackville

Sackville councillors approve construction of new wetland as extension to Waterfowl Park

Sackville Town Council has approved signing an agreement with Ducks Unlimited Canada to construct a six-acre wetland conservation area on land the town has acquired north of St. James Street behind the Marshlands Inn. Town manager Jamie Burke told councillors … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors vote to accept military gift now rather than risk losing it

Sackville Town Council has rejected a motion to delay accepting the gift of an armoured combat vehicle for installation in the town’s Memorial Park. During council’s meeting Monday night, Councillors Shawn Mesheau and Bruce Phinney moved and seconded a motion … Continue reading

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Marilyn Lerch launches fifth book of poems aiming to ‘tell the tale of our time’

Sackville poet Marilyn Lerch fought back tears Sunday as she addressed almost 100 people at the Owens Art Gallery during the launch of her fifth book, That We Have Lived At All: Poems of Love, Witness and Gratitude. “Coming here was … Continue reading

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Canadian regiment seeks to donate armoured military vehicle to Sackville Memorial Park

Sackville Town Council is expected to approve an agreement on Monday to accept a retired Cougar armoured military vehicle for display in the Sackville Memorial Park, which is dedicated to those who died in past wars. James Lockyer, honorary colonel of … Continue reading

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Flood money: Sackville spends $373k to keep water at bay, extend Waterfowl Park

If all goes according to plan, Sackville will get another extension to its Waterfowl Park this year. Town councillors will be asked next week to approve an agreement with Ducks Unlimited (DU) that would enable preliminary work to start soon … Continue reading

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Construction proceeds on Lorne St. flood control project

The cold weather in Sackville this week enabled workers from Birch Hill Construction to begin digging a huge water retention pond in a marshy area south of St. James and east of Lorne Streets as part of Phase II of … Continue reading

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New info may change Sackville’s flood-risk maps

Town planner Lori Bickford says new information should be available within the next few months to help bring Sackville’s flood-risk maps up to date. During Monday’s town council meeting, Bickford said staff at the Southeast Regional Service Commission are analyzing … Continue reading

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