Category Archives: Town of Sackville

Sackville councillors take aim at glyphosate spraying, but stop short of calling for a ban

Sackville Town Council passed a unanimous resolution Tuesday expressing its opposition to the “indiscriminate spraying” of the herbicide glyphosate, especially in areas where municipalities get their drinking water. The resolution also calls on the province to “closely monitor” any changes … Continue reading

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It’s unanimous: Sackville councillors say yes to ATVs on town streets

The New Brunswick All-Terrain Vehicle Federation won a decisive victory tonight as Sackville Town Council voted in favour of allowing ATVs to mix with regular traffic on Mallard Drive, Wright Street and the busy McDonald’s intersection at Main Street. At … Continue reading

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Will Sackville councillors say yes to ATVs on local roads? Several towns already have

If Sackville Town Council agrees to support the New Brunswick ATV Federation on Tuesday, it would join a growing list of New Brunswick municipalities who have said yes to allowing ATVers to ride on town streets with other local traffic. … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors discuss allowing ATVs to cross McDonald’s intersection

If town councillors agree, ATV riders could soon be driving legally from the parking lot at Sackville’s Visitor Information Centre along Mallard Drive, through the busy intersection at McDonald’s to the ATV trails at the far end of Wright Street. … Continue reading

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Sackville deputy mayor urges more restrictions on glyphosate to protect health

Sackville’s Deputy Mayor is expected to propose a resolution at next week’s Town Council meeting urging the province to impose further restrictions on the herbicide glyphosate, sprayed by forestry companies to kill unwanted hardwoods and by farmers to get rid … Continue reading

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Sackville town managers receive 8% raises

According to newly released figures, the salary scales of senior town managers have risen by just over eight per cent since July when a majority of  Sackville councillors approved a one-time raise to bring management salaries more in line with … Continue reading

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Sackville mayor delivers lengthy public response to former councillor’s letter

Describing some of its contents as “utterly false,” Mayor John Higham spent 13-minutes at Monday night’s Sackville Town Council meeting replying to a letter from former councillor Shawn Mesheau. Mesheau’s August 27th letter was published in the Sackville Tribune-Post and also sent … Continue reading

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