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Compassion is key to ending gender-based violence

(From left) Amherst Mayor David Kogon, Autumn House executive director Dawn Ferris, guest speaker Kiara Bubar and Cumberland County Mayor Murray Scott are shown following the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women ceremony in Amherst on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Darrell Cole – Municipality of Cumberland

While there have been gains made in the campaign to end violence against women, the guest speaker during the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women says those gains have barely scratched the surface.

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Making wishes come true for Springhill

Christmas Wishes volunteers Amber Sawh (left) and Linda McCormick sort through gifts for the program that serves Springhill residents ages 17 and up and strives to make sure everyone has something under the tree on Christmas morning. Darrell Cole – Municipality of Cumberland

With the cost of Christmas escalating, a group of Springhill and area residents are coming together to make sure everyone has a Christmas Wish under the tree on Dec. 25.

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Pugwash gains national recognition

Pugwash Communities in Bloom Committee members (from left) Noreen Smiley, Maureen Leahey, Joyce Gray and Mary Maron celebrate the village’s receiving 5 Blooms and winning the Class of Champions – Small category in the national Communities in Bloom competition. Darrell Cole – Municipality of Cumberland

The honours and recognition keep coming for a small seaside village in Cumberland County.Pugwash was recently recognized by Communities in Bloom Canada as the winner of the Class of Champions – Small category.

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Job Posting: Chief Engineer

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for a Chief Engineer

 

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RFP-MCC-2217: Parrsboro Inclusive Playground & Park - Phase 2

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently advertising an RFP for the "Parrsboro Inclusive Playground and Park: Phase2 - Park Planning & Design".

 

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Public Hearing, Water Utilities Amalgamation

Please note, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board public hearing into the amalgamation of the Parrsboro, Pugwash and Springhill water utilities into the Cumberland County Water Utility has been moved from an in-person to a virtual format.

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County changes size, eligibility of youth councillors

The Municipality of Cumberland is expanding the size of its youth council and opening membership up to older students.

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Pugwash library project nears finish line

Work on the Pugwash library is progressing with construction expected to be completed within a few weeks.

Denise Corey already knows which part of the new library in Cumberland County will be her favourite.

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