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Five new solar projects announced in the Cumberland region

Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Karen Casey announced approval from the Solar for Community Buildings Program for three new projects in Cumberland and two in Amherst. The Solar for Community Buildings Program enables eligible community groups and organizations to generate solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity on their roofs or properties and sell it to their utility under a 20-year contract.

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Springhill Christmas Parade

The Springhill Christmas Parade is open for applications!

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Tax Sale - November 28, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the following properties will be sold at PUBLIC AUCTION by the Treasurer of the Municipality of the County of Cumberland on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 10 a.m. unless, before the date of the tax sale, the total amounts as indicated are paid in full.  The Tax Sale will be held at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Center located at 6 Main Street, Springhill, Nova Scotia. 

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Tax Sale - December 5, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the following properties will be sold at PUBLIC AUCTION by the Treasurer of the Municipality of the County of Cumberland on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. unless, before the date of the tax sale, the total amounts as indicated are paid in full.  The Tax Sale will be held at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Center located at 6 Main Street, Springhill, Nova Scotia. 

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Tax Sale - December 10, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the following properties will be sold at PUBLIC AUCTION by the Treasurer of the Municipality of the County of Cumberland on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10 a.m. unless, before the date of the tax sale, the total amounts as indicated are paid in full.  The Tax Sale will be held at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Center located at 6 Main Street, Springhill, Nova Scotia. 

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Update on Parrsboro Sewage Rate

In June of this year, Municipal Council committed to the residents of Parrsboro, to have staff undertake eleven steps to improve upon the drastic year-over-year increase in an area sewage rate charge. The following is an update on the status of those eleven steps.

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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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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