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Revenues up, expenses down, auditor gives thumbs up to Sackville’s finances

The Town of Sackville appears to be in sound financial shape according to the independent auditing firm Stevenson and Partners. Auditor Andrew Boudreau told councillors at Monday’s meeting that the town’s revenues were above expectations in 2016 while expenses were below … Continue reading

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Mt. A. student victory, Sackville says no to Energy East pipeline

A group of Mount Allison students were all smiles Tuesday night after Sackville Town Council voted 5-3 to oppose the Energy East oil pipeline. The students, who were enrolled last fall in an environmental activism course taught by Professor Brad … Continue reading

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Regulations proposed to restrict new housing near Sackville’s rail line

It appears likely that Sackville town councillors will adopt new zoning regulations that would restrict residential development near the CN railway line. Council held a well-advertised hearing on the proposed regulations last night, but no members of the public showed … Continue reading

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Sackville council postpones action on Energy East pipeline for at least two months

Sackville Councillor Bill Evans has agreed to postpone discussion and a possible vote on his motion calling on the federal government to “protect the health and safety of our communities by denying approval for the Energy East pipeline.” During tonight’s … Continue reading

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Sackville town councillors may not vote tonight on Energy East pipeline after all

Several Mount Allison students say they’re disappointed that Sackville town council may not vote tonight to oppose the $15.7 billion Energy East pipeline. Councillor Bill Evans circulated a draft motion earlier this month calling on the federal government to “protect the … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council to vote on Energy East pipeline

A group of  students at Mount Allison University say they’re hopeful Sackville Town councillors will formally oppose construction of the Energy East pipeline at their next meeting on Monday, December 12th. The students, who are enrolled in an environmental activism … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors vote to tighten security at town hall

By a narrow vote of four to three, Sackville council has approved the installation of a $7,800 glass and metal barrier around the front desk at the new town hall. Councillors Ron Aiken, Bill Evans and Megan Mitton voted for … Continue reading

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