Springhill’s GOVRC celebrates 50 years

Faye Brooks is recognized for 50 years of dedicated service to GOVRC by manager Paul Williams during GOVRC’s 50th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Brooks, who joined GOVRC upon its opening in 1971, is retiring later in November.

More than a half century of making a difference was recognized on Wednesday, Nov. 2, when GOVRC hosted its 50th anniversary banquet at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill.

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Second phase of Fiona cleanup support accepting registration

A second phase of Fiona cleanup will be conducted by the Department of Natural Resources and Renewables.

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Hydrant flushing in Springhill will begin on November 2

The Springhill Water Utility will be flushing hydrants in select areas of the community daily between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. starting Wednesday, Nov. 2 .

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Cumberland County launches wood, brush removal program

The Municipality of Cumberland is launching a program to assist people with collecting brush and wood left on their properties following September’s post-tropical storm Fiona.

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County approves plan to collect brush and wood left by Fiona

The Municipality of Cumberland has approved a plan that will see the collection of brush and wood left on people’s property following post-tropical storm Fiona in September.

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Council approves Clear the Deck report recommendations

The Municipality of Cumberland is taking the next step in implementing its Clear the Deck initiative that will put the municipality on the path to thinking and acting as one municipal unit.

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Pugwash’s new library moves toward late fall completion date

Dylan MacIsaac of Iron Maple Constructors (left) and Pugwash Library project lead Roger MacIsaac talk inside the $2.198-million library under construction in the village. Darrell Cole – Municipality of Cumberland

Work on Pugwash’s new library is progressing despite some challenges presented by post-tropical storm Fiona late last month.

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Cumberland County supports guaranteed livable basic income

Cumberland County is sending a letter of support of the Poverty Reduction Advisory Committee to both the provincial and federal governments in support of a guaranteed livable basic income.

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