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Explore Lunenburg – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, National Historic District, winner of the Communities in Bloom most beautiful small town in Canada, Prettiest Painted Places in Canada, Port City of the Year and Society of American Travel Writers’ awards. Picturesque Lunenburg lies nestled along the scenic shores of southern Nova Scotia one hour from Halifax and the international airport. Experience our way of life and work amidst historic architecture, attractions and amenities. For more information, please contact us at 902-634-4410.
Town of Lunenburg restaurants and businesses are featured in the latest edition of Halifax Local Connections Magazine starting at page 39.
Canada Post Recognizes Town of Lunenburg UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Town of Lunenburg was recently recognized by Canada Post as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in a special commemorative stamp issue. A stamp launch will occur later this summer in Lunenburg which the public will be invited to attend. For more information please visit:
The Town of Lunenburg's Recreation Department is sponsoring a Family Campfire on Thursday, July 31, 7:00 – 9:00 pm on the Community Centre grounds adjacent to the track / softball field. Fixin's for making S'mores will be provided but please bring your own skewers / sticks to roast marshmallows. If you have a musical instrument, bring that too. Foldable chairs or a blanket would increase the enjoyment level even more. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held on Friday evening, August 1.
Mayor Bailey, along with MLA Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, was invited aboard the French Naval Vessel FULMAR for a tour following a reception held dockside for the crew and visiting officials on June 29th. Lunenburg Industrial Foundry and Engineering (LIFE) has been awarded refit contract work on the ship which is expected back in Lunenburg again in the fall.
JULY - AUGUST 2014
Weekly collection of compost will begin July 3rd and end on August 29th, 2014.
Compost will be collected on both regular compost collection days and blue bag/paper collection days during this period. Bi-weekly collection of compost will recommence after this nine (9) week period. Please ensure your compost cart is placed at the curb prior to 6:00 a.m. on your collection day. Contact Peter Baker, Public Works Superintendent, at 634-8992 ext 246 for more information.
The Town of Lunenburg's compost site located on Starr Street will no longer be available for the disposal of leaves, limbs and garden waste on Wednesday evenings. The last Wednesday evening that the compost site will be open is on June 25, 2014. The compost site will continue to be open on Saturday mornings between 8:00 am to 12:00pm (noon) for Town of Lunenburg residents. If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact the Public Works Department at (902) 634-8992, ext. 245.
The province is helping reduce the risk of wildfires by replacing burning permits with an online restrictions map (www.Novascotia.ca/burnsafe). You can also call 1-855-564-2876(BURN). Burning permits are still required within the Town of Lunenburg and can be obtained from the Fire Department Superintendent during regular business hours. Before burning, it is still recommended to visit the provincial website to check burning conditions for the area, but also take local conditions such as wind into consideration. To obtain a permit, please call 634-8343.