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Town Engineer: Sackville ‘lucky’ to avoid spring flooding

Town Engineer Dwayne Acton says that although the new storm drainage system installed under Lorne Street worked well during heavy rains this spring, Sackville was still lucky to escape flooding. “We were a bit nervous because some of the rains … Continue reading

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Excavator digs hole in town budget

Sackville municipal officials have been scratching their heads over what to do about one of the town’s most heavily used pieces of equipment, a $300,000 excavator with a front axle that split wide open around the end of November. Town … Continue reading

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Sackville questioned about environmental impact of $2.9 million flood-control project

The Town of Sackville and Crandall Engineering of Moncton must answer a series of environmental questions before construction can begin on a massive flood-control project in a 33 acre (13.4 hectare) area between Lorne Street and the Tantramar River. The … Continue reading

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Town plans to dig three ponds to handle Lorne St. flooding

Phase two of the Lorne Street reconstruction project will likely include three ponds to store storm water that flows into the downtown from the old Sackville quarry during heavy rains. Pierre Plourde of Crandall Engineering showed a diagram of the … Continue reading

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Sackville residents told to boil water because of ‘unforeseen mix-up’

Sackville residents who live in about 600 homes south of Lorne Street have been told to boil their tap water this week after unexpected problems developed with the installation of new water mains. Town engineer Dwayne Acton told Sackville councillors … Continue reading

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Sackville council OK’s labour pact and $5.9m Lorne St. dig

Sackville Town Council and members of CUPE local 1188 have approved a new collective agreement that includes an overall eight per cent wage increase over six years. The town’s 35 inside and outside workers will receive a one per cent … Continue reading

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Town and CUPE to meet Friday after minister declares deadlock in labour talks

The town of Sackville and its unionized employees have agreed to meet on Friday with a provincial mediator in an attempt to head off a strike or lockout that could come as early as next week. Marcos Salib, who represents … Continue reading

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