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Sackville councillors approve $76.5k in community grants

Sackville Town Council awarded $76,500 in community development grants to more than three dozen groups and organizations on Monday, but it wasn’t unanimous. Councillor Bruce Phinney voted no saying he disagreed with some of the grants and felt that town … 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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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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Councillors idling on 506 drive-thru; more study, maybe?

Sackville Town Councillors voted Tuesday to delay decisions on a controversial coffee drive-thru at TransCanada highway exit 506 while they consider studying overall business development in the area. The vote means that Wendy and Kelly Alder will have to wait … Continue reading

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New town council hears about nitty gritty issues as well as bigger ones at swearing-in

Sackville’s newly-elected town council was called upon to deal with a sewage emergency last night as its first order of business. Shortly after being sworn in, four of the returning councillors and the three new ones voted in favour of … Continue reading

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