Tag Archives: Lisa Ward

Town of Parrsboro R.I.P.

This elegantly written and scripted poster showed up on the warktimes doorstep recently. Fittingly, it will be my last warktimes post from Parrsboro as I’m moving on soon to Sackville, New Brunswick.

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Town council news: Tidal turbines delayed; Winter parking restrictions; Bolivar leaving

Cape Sharp Tidal has decided to postpone deployment of its two turbines at the FORCE site in the Minas Passage until next spring. At tonight’s Parrsboro Town Council meeting, Mayor Lois Smith read a letter from the company explaining that … Continue reading

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Town Council decisions on band stand, amalgamation and outside help from financial expert

Parrsboro should have its new band stand by mid-May in time for next year’s summer season according to a committee report presented at tonight’s Town Council meeting. So far, three contractors have expressed an interest in the project. The tender closes … Continue reading

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Town Council news: Rafuse sworn in; aboiteau bridge project delayed

Norm Rafuse, owner of Rafe’s Construction, has officially taken his seat on Parrsboro Town Council after handily winning the September 5th by-election. Rafuse was sworn in at tonight’s regular council meeting. He said later that his mind is still open … Continue reading

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It’s a ‘yes’: Parrsboro will ask to join Cumberland County

Parrsboro Town Council approved a motion tonight to ask for permission to amalgamate with Cumberland County. “This is what I feel is in the best interests of the town right now, I really do,” Councillor David Harrison said before joining … Continue reading

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Parrsboro councillors to vote on application to join Cumberland Co.

Parrsboro Town Council has decided  to vote next week on whether to file an application to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) asking for approval to join Cumberland County. The vote will be taken on Wednesday, August 26th, … Continue reading

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Packed meeting hears benefits of amalgamation, but citizens will not get to vote

Parrsboro Town Councillors say residents won’t get to vote on whether the town seeks to join the Municipality of Cumberland County. “It’s council’s decision to make,” Mayor Lois Smith told an audience of about 150 last night at the Parrsboro … Continue reading

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