Tag Archives: Pierre Plourde

Sackville mayor denies calling anyone a liar during heated exchange at town council

It was a dramatic moment at Monday’s town council meeting when Sackville resident Merlin Estabrooks confronted Mayor John Higham during the public question period. “I’d like to know why you called me a liar,” Estabrooks asked. “You said that I … Continue reading

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More contaminated soil found at Sackville flood project; clean-up costs rise to $500k

Sackville Town Councillors were summoned to a special meeting at noon on Monday where they were asked to approve spending another $125,000 to dispose of 5,000 more tonnes of contaminated soil discovered last week during the excavation of a flood … Continue reading

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Former deputy mayor seeks apology for town manager’s ‘rude’ behaviour

Mayor John Higham has defended a senior town manager who apparently told two Sackville residents they could not speak with an engineering consultant about the Lorne Street flood control project unless they were willing to pay for his time. The … Continue reading

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Consultant outlines short-term flood control plan, but says Sackville will need to do more

A consultant with Crandall Engineering of Moncton suggests the construction of two large stormwater retention ponds east of Lorne Street will be crucial for long-term flood prevention in downtown Sackville. During a presentation to town council on Tuesday evening, Pierre … Continue reading

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Town plans to dig three ponds to handle Lorne St. flooding

Phase two of the Lorne Street reconstruction project will likely include three ponds to store storm water that flows into the downtown from the old Sackville quarry during heavy rains. Pierre Plourde of Crandall Engineering showed a diagram of the … Continue reading

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