Category Archives: Town of Sackville

Sackville town council grapples with climate change in emotional session

Sackville Town Council spent 40 minutes on Monday at its first April meeting hearing about and discussing what can be done to avoid the worst effects of climate change. The meeting brought forth warnings and pessimism, but also practical suggestions … Continue reading

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State-of-the-art freezer: Highest building in Sackville should be ready in June

It’s taking longer than expected to complete the tallest building in Sackville, but Evelyn and David Ernst say the state-of-the art, 44-metre, frozen food storage freezer should be ready in June. The Ernsts, co-owners of Terra Beata Farms, are building … Continue reading

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Hundreds of student strikers march on Sackville town hall to demand action on climate change

Hundreds of students in Sackville rallied in the academic quadrangle at Mount Allison University today before marching to town hall to demand that all levels of government take action on climate change. Students from Salem Elementary, Marshview Middle School, Tantramar … Continue reading

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Sackville is changing the boundaries of its Waterfowl Park

At its meeting Monday evening, town council gave approval in principle to a bylaw changing the boundaries of the Sackville Waterfowl Park. The changes reflect the addition of nearly 20 acres of marsh, woodland and meadow bequeathed to the town … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council news: Joel Plaskett, future hotel tax, potholes & paving

It’s not quite a done deal, but it appears that singer/songwriter Joel Plaskett, one of Atlantic Canada’s best-known musicians, will be a headliner at Sackville’s Bordertown Festival in May. At its meeting last night, town council authorized the mayor to … Continue reading

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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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