Category Archives: Town of Sackville

Sackville Town Council approves fence to hide ‘ugly stuff’ beside new flood control pond

Sackville Town Council has voted to install a chain link “privacy” fence along the walking trail that runs between St. James and Crescent Streets on the western side of the new Lorne Street floodwater retention pond. At its meeting last … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council approves a big change for the Sports Wall of Fame

Sackville Town Council has approved a major change to the Sports of Wall of Fame (SWOF) housed in the foyer of the Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre. At their meeting on Tuesday, a majority of councillors voted to approve revising the … Continue reading

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Video surveillance cameras on Sackville streets? Maybe, maybe not

The controversial and potentially costly idea of placing video surveillance cameras on Sackville streets came up for discussion at Tuesday’s town council meeting after a business owner urged councillors to consider installing cameras on all roads leading out of town. … Continue reading

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Sackville town staff recommend against supporting ATVs on the Trans Canada Trail

It appears highly unlikely that the Town of Sackville will support all-terrain vehicle users riding legally on the Trans Canada Trail that runs between Sackville and Cape Tormentine. During last Monday’s council meeting, manager Jamie Burke said town staff were recommending … Continue reading

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Sackville councillor calls on RCMP to do more to protect the town’s water supply

Sackville councillor Michael Tower says the local RCMP detachment should be doing a better job of ticketing and moving along truck drivers who park overnight next to the town’s water supply. During Monday’s town council meeting, Tower pressed RCMP Sgt. … Continue reading

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Sackville asked for financial contribution to care for the dying in southeast NB

The Town of Sackville has been asked to contribute $9,700 to help build a hospice in Moncton. The 10-bed, bilingual facility would serve about 120 people each year who are dying in southeastern New Brunswick. The request for the donation came … Continue reading

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Hundreds rally in Sackville demanding government action on climate change

The academic quadrangle at Mount Allison University rang with chants today as hundreds of mainly young voices rose in unison: “What do we want? Climate justice! When do we want it? Now!” As striking students waved placards with messages such … Continue reading

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