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New tricycle and website for Sackville’s elderly

Sackville Town Council is expected to approve the purhase of a $9,500 Danish-made tricycle or “trishaw” that will be used to take Drew Nursing Home residents on special outings. Matt Pryde, manager of recreation, told councillors at their meeting last … Continue reading

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Mt. A. student victory, Sackville says no to Energy East pipeline

A group of Mount Allison students were all smiles Tuesday night after Sackville Town Council voted 5-3 to oppose the Energy East oil pipeline. The students, who were enrolled last fall in an environmental activism course taught by Professor Brad … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors hear the case for Energy East pipeline

When officials representing the proposed Energy East pipeline appeared before Sackville Town Council Monday night, more than two dozen workers and community college students from around the province came along with them. The group waved placards outside town hall and … Continue reading

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Sackville council postpones action on Energy East pipeline for at least two months

Sackville Councillor Bill Evans has agreed to postpone discussion and a possible vote on his motion calling on the federal government to “protect the health and safety of our communities by denying approval for the Energy East pipeline.” During tonight’s … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors vote to tighten security at town hall

By a narrow vote of four to three, Sackville council has approved the installation of a $7,800 glass and metal barrier around the front desk at the new town hall. Councillors Ron Aiken, Bill Evans and Megan Mitton voted for … Continue reading

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Councillors idling on 506 drive-thru; more study, maybe?

Sackville Town Councillors voted Tuesday to delay decisions on a controversial coffee drive-thru at TransCanada highway exit 506 while they consider studying overall business development in the area. The vote means that Wendy and Kelly Alder will have to wait … Continue reading

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Greening of Sackville: $50,000 for new trees

One hundred and twenty new trees will be rustling their leaves and waving their branches on the windy streets of downtown Sackville in the next few months after town council voted last night to spend $25,000 to help plant them. … Continue reading

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