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Three new solar energy projects announced

Solar Project dignitary picture

An announcement was made October 15th at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre regarding provincial government support for three new solar energy projects in the Cumberland region. Participants included Amherst Mayor David Kogan, FORCE Facilities Manager Sandra Currie, Municipality of Cumberland Warden Al Gillis, Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance and the Treasury Board Karen Casey, and Executive Director of the Cumberland Energy Authority Raymond Hickey.

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Oxford Sinkhole Update

 

 In late July, a small hole opened up in the park area of the Oxford Lions Club. Emergency management operations are a shared service between the Municipality of Cumberland and the towns of Oxford and Amherst. 

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Pugwash Multipurpose Centre Summary

The Pugwash Multipurpose Centre is one of the components of the Pugwash Waterfront Development project. Over the past several years, the Municipality has worked with the Pugwash Village Commission, Cumberland Public Libraries, the Pugwash Multipurpose Centre Steering Committee, the Pugwash Waterfront Development Steering Committee, the community at large, and consultants to define the necessary spaces to be housed within the building and the general layout of the space.

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Learn 2 Lead Launch

   

   

       Our Fall 2018 Learn 2 Lead Workshop Series is officially underway.
       Lots of opportunities for local coaches, organizations, volunteers, leaders...

      WORKSHOP SCHEDULE FALL 2018

Learn 2 Lead Fall Workshop Series 2018

THU, OCT 4 4-8pm TUMBLEBUGS SPRINGHILL
THU, OCT 11 6-8pm WOMEN ON BOARDS BROOKDALE
THU, OCT 18 9:30am-4pm GRANTS: FINDING & WRITING PUGWASH
WED, OCT 24 9a-12pm STEPS WITH SENIORS PARRSBORO
TUES, OCT 30 6-8pm GOOD FINANCIAL PRACTICES FOR NON-PROFITS WALLACE
SAT, NOV 3 10am-3:30pm FOOD HANDLING COURSE SPRINGHILL
MON, NOV 5 6-8pm GOOD FINANCIAL PRACTICES FOR NON-PROFITS RIVER HEBERT
THU, NOV 8 6-8pm PHYSICAL LITERACY & LONG TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT OXFORD
TUES, NOV 13 9:30am-4pm CONFLICT RESOLUTION PARRSBORO
FRI, NOV 16 9:30am-4:30pm YOUTH ENGAGEMENT SPRINGHILL
SAT, NOV 17 9am-4:30pm SOCIAL MEDIA TIDNISH
SUN, NOV 18 1-5pm COACHING YOUNG ATHLETES SPRINGHILL
THU, NOV 22 6-9pm TRAINING THE MINDS OF YOUNG ATHLETES WENTWORTH
SAT, DEC 1 9:30am-4pm MANAGING AND RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS JOGGINS
SAT, DEC 8 9:30am-4pm GOOD GOVERNANCE PORT GREVILLE

                                                                                      

 

Youth on the Move positions available

 

Are you an energetic person who values physical activity and enjoys working with children and youth? The YMCA of Cumberland is recruiting 10 After School Program Facilitators in 7 different schools in Cumberland County for the 2018-2019 school year.

pdf YOTM job posting (480 KB)

Pugwash Central Water Supply Update

Residents are now able to connect their homes and businesses to the Pugwash Central Water Supply.

Disconnection of a current water source cannot be completed until the following is complete:

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Grants to Organizations in 2017/18

The Municipality of Cumberland provided grants to the following organizations from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018:

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