Tag Archives: Mayor Lois Smith

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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Parrsboro Council hears about scheme to put money into the hands of elderly and the poor

The President and CEO of the “Central Bank of Parrsboro” met with Town Council on Tuesday to talk about putting more money into the hands of people over age 70 and those receiving social assistance. “There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Parrsboro holds ceremony to honour the Queen’s long reign

About 50 people gathered at noon today in the newly-renovated Ottawa House Museum to honour the Queen as Canada’s longest-reigning monarch. The 17-minute ceremony was organized by the Monarchist League of Canada to mark the day when the Queen surpasses … 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 mayor tells CBC it’s time to join Cumberland County

Parrsboro Mayor Lois Smith says Town Council has decided that it’s time to move forward with joining Cumberland County. “My council and myself decided a couple of months ago that it’s time to look at a different structure for the … 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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Parrsboro Town Council calls public meeting on amalgamation

Parrsboro Mayor Lois Smith says next Thursday’s public meeting on the possibility of amalgamation with Cumberland County will likely be one of several such meetings if citizens appear open to the idea. “We wouldn’t be doing our job as a … Continue reading

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