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Sackville council passes 2019 budget with no tax increases, no cuts in services

Sackville town councillors appeared to be in an upbeat mood during their meeting last week as they approved an operating budget of just over $10.9 million, an increase of $153,509. The 2019 budget contains no property tax increases, no cuts … Continue reading

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Cape Breton professor calls on province to support local communities

A retired political science professor from Cape Breton University says small, rural towns such as Parrsboro need more financial support from the province. But instead of helping smaller municipalities cope with population declines and a shrinking tax base, Jim Guy … Continue reading

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