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Sackville manager says onus was on the town, not CN, in property swap

Sackville manager Jamie Burke says the town was in a difficult position when it was negotiating with CN to acquire just over 6.7 acres from the railway for the construction of a big flood control pond south of St. James … Continue reading

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More contaminated soil found at Sackville flood project; clean-up costs rise to $500k

Sackville Town Councillors were summoned to a special meeting at noon on Monday where they were asked to approve spending another $125,000 to dispose of 5,000 more tonnes of contaminated soil discovered last week during the excavation of a flood … Continue reading

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Lorne St. flood control project hits $400k snag with discovery of contaminated soil

An estimated 9,000 tonnes of soil contaminated with petroleum and aromatic hydrocarbons as well as heavy metals have been discovered on the site that is being excavated for a flood control retention pond south of St. James Street. It could … Continue reading

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CN freight blocks Sackville exits in December raising concerns about communication & safety

Former Mayor Pat Estabrooks was heading to a 10 a.m. out-of-town meeting on December 12th when she found herself trapped in the Sackville industrial park. “You know where we live on Beal Heights?” Estabrooks asked during a telephone interview. “Well … Continue reading

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