Tag Archives: EOS Eco-Energy

Cool clear water: EOS testing new rain-friendly asphalt in Sackville

Town workers used a backhoe this week to rip up pavement and dig soil from a parking space on Ford Avenue beside Bill Johnstone Memorial Park. Then, they filled the hole with gravel to prepare for the installation of permeable … Continue reading

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Climate Change Week: Sackville audience hears about the benefits of carbon taxes

Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Megan Mitton says she wishes New Brunswick’s Conservative government would stop wasting taxpayers’ money going to court to fight federal carbon taxes and take action instead to avert the worst effects of climate change. During a panel discussion … Continue reading

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Be prepared, flood risk workshop hears extreme weather is here to stay

“Don’t be scared, be prepared,” Serge Dupuis told an audience of about 40 people in Sackville on Saturday. The professor of civil engineering at Université de Moncton was addressing a workshop on reducing flood risk in an era of climate … Continue reading

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Sackville goes ahead with Lorne St. renewal amid worries about flooding & climate change

The $5.4 million project to reconstruct Lorne St. will be going ahead next summer now that the federal and provincial governments have agreed to pay 75 per cent of the cost. Sackville’s town engineer, Dwayne Acton, says phase one will … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors do U-Turn on controversial drive-thru

There may be another drive-thru coffee window in Sackville after all. Sackville Town Council has agreed to take another look at how it could allow a Robin’s Donuts drive-thru at the Ultramar gas station near Exit 506 off the Trans … Continue reading

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