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Hurricane Dorian Update

Cumberland Regional Emergency Management 

Hurricane Dorian was one of the most destructive storms Cumberland County has ever experienced. It rivaled Juan and White Juan in terms of power, however its consequences were much more  severe.  As early as Monday, September 2nd, it was reported by media that Dorian would make landfall as a category 1 hurricane in Nova Scotia.    

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NOTICE TO SPRINGHILL RESIDENTS - HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM

The Springhill Water Utility will be undertaking a hydrant flushing program between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. from October 7 - 18, 2019.  Water Utility customers may experience interruptions in service and/or discolouration of water during this period. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

NOTICE TO PARRSBORO RESIDENTS RE: HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM

The Parrsboro Water Utility will be undertaking a hydrant flushing program between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. from October 8 - 18, 2019.  Water Utility customers may experience interruptions in service and/or discolouration of water during this period. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

RFP-MCC-1905 Economic Development Strategies Springhill/Parrsboro

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting proposals for Economic Development Strategies for Springhill & Parrsboro *Updated 2019/10/04*

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What to do with Downed Trees, Limbs

As you clean up fallen trees and leaves from Hurricane Dorian you’re probably wondering where you can take this material. You can take the fallen trees and limbs to any of our transfer stations in the following locations: 

Advocate        -     4472 Highway 209, Advocate Harbour, Friday & Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm weekly 

Pugwash        -     395 Irishtown Rd, Pugwash, Tuesday & Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm 

River Hebert    -   142 Dump Rd, River Hebert, Friday & Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm weekly 

Materials can also be taken to the Cumberland Central Landfill at 2052 Little Forks Road, Little ForksMonday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday – 8:00 a.m. - Noon

 

Summary: Summer Camps and Programs

A very action-packed and fun-filled summer was had in our summer camps and programs. Read more about the successful summer programs held in Parrsboro and Springhill.

Summer Camp Summary

Parrsboro Sewer Rate Adjustment Process

Staff are currently working through the steps to ensure a timely and accurate process to adjust any changes approved at the June 19th Council Meeting.

A full process will be made available this week. Thank you for your patience. 

Changes made to the Parrsboro Sewer Rate

Municipal Council reviewed a report from staff regarding public concerns over the Parrsboro Sewer Rate at their regular meeting tonight.

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