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Up, up & away, $23k for Sackville skateboard park

The 20-year-old Sackville skateboard park will be getting a big upgrade this fall if town council approves a $23,000 expenditure for a 30-foot long, 12-foot wide and four-foot high galvanized steel structure known as a half-pipe. At their meeting this … Continue reading

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In 7-1 vote, Sackville councillors approve pay hike for town managers

It appears Sackville managers will be getting substantial raises this year to bring their salaries more in line with unionized workers on the town’s payroll. At their meeting last night, a majority of councillors approved a one-time “catch up” over … Continue reading

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Revenues up, expenses down, auditor gives thumbs up to Sackville’s finances

The Town of Sackville appears to be in sound financial shape according to the independent auditing firm┬áStevenson and Partners. Auditor Andrew Boudreau told councillors at Monday’s meeting that the town’s revenues were above expectations in 2016 while expenses were below … Continue reading

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Sackville mayor casts tie-breaking vote on CAO bylaw

What seemed like a routine matter turned into a lively, six-minute debate followed by a tied vote during Monday’s Sackville Town Council meeting. It happened after Councillors Andrew Black and Bill Evans moved to rescind a town policy that spells … Continue reading

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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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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 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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