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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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Union members rally at town hall, but Sackville council stands behind final offer

For the second consecutive week, union members showed up at a Sackville Town council meeting to show support for municipal workers who have been without a contract for more than a year. Some of the 70 or so union supporters … Continue reading

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Non-profit group will offer rides for medical appointments and food shopping

At their meeting on Monday, town councillors heard about plans to offer Sackville residents low-cost transportation for out of town medical appointments and grocery shopping. Kelly Taylor, manager of Rural Rides, says the non-profit, volunteer group is launching a six-month … Continue reading

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Union members rally to support Sackville workers after town presents ‘final’ offer

About three dozen members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees showed up at last night’s council meeting to demonstrate support for ¬†Sackville municipal workers whose contract expired more than a year ago. The town and representatives for CUPE local … 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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