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Takin’ care of business during summer of flood & fire

During a summer of steady news about lives and homes lost in torrential rains, flash floods and devastating wildfires, Tantramar Town Council has approved a $1.2 million tax break for a six-storey apartment building in Sackville’s flood-risk zone while moving … Continue reading

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Lafford in line for $1.1 million tax break on new Sackville bldg.

At its next meeting on August 8th, Tantramar Town Council will be asked to approve a 50% reduction in property taxes on the six storey, 71-unit apartment building that JN Lafford Realty is planning to build at 131 Main Street. … Continue reading

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Report raises questions, concerns about proposed 6-storey building at 131 Main

Sackville residents Sharon Hicks and Percy Best have sent a 26-page report to members of Tantramar Council, senior town staff and members of the media raising questions and concerns about a proposed six-storey, 71-unit apartment building behind the historic Allison/Fisher/Fawcett … Continue reading

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Laffords could benefit from Sackville’s new tax rebate scheme

Sackville Town Council has adopted an economic development incentive program that could save developers, including JN Lafford Realty Inc., hundreds of thousands of dollars in municipal property taxes over periods of five and 10 years. Although the aim of the … Continue reading

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