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Councillor O’Neil says Sackville’s new town hall shows commitment to fighting climate change

To some, Sackville’s $13 million town hall is a symbol of the town’s vibrant culture and its relative prosperity; to others it stands for waste and extravagance, a costly Taj Mahal. But during last week’s council meeting, Councillor Joyce O’Neil … Continue reading

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Construction begins on Sackville’s latest $2 million flood control project

Birch Hill Construction Ltd. of Moncton began clearing snow and brush on marshy land south of St. James Street on Tuesday in preparation for digging a retention pond designed to hold 40,000 cubic metres of water during heavy rain storms. … Continue reading

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Sackville revises flood control plan, but mayor says town still at risk from heavy storms

According to Mayor John Higham, Sackville is still vulnerable to flooding from heavy rainstorms in spite of the millions that have been spent so far on the Lorne Street flood control project. “The water modelling shows 160,000 cubic metres of … 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 treasurer defends cost of running new town hall

Sackville’s treasurer has released a report showing that the new town hall appears to be much more expensive to run than the three old buildings it replaced. Michael Beal’s figures reveal that the average annual cost of oil, natural gas … Continue reading

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