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The Lunenburg Fishermen’s Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017 commencing at 2:00 pm on the waterfront near the Fisheries Museum. The ceremony is an annual event in honour of the many men who have lost their lives while pursuing their livelihood in the fishery.
The Bridgewater Fire Department Band will provide the music and will be assisted by the voices of a massed choir of various local churches. The Roll of Honour is to be read by Mayor Rachel Bailey and will include the names of those fishermen lost in the years ending in seven (7) covering the last century.
Lincoln Street (King to Kempt Streets)
Sewer and Water Upgrades July 21, 2017 Update
Thank you for your understanding as the important work of replacing aging infrastructure in this portion of Lincoln Street continues. We would like to provide you with a further progress report on construction activity and will endeavor to do this every two weeks to keep you informed.
J.R. Eisener Contracting Limited, has been working east on Lincoln Street replacing storm, water and sanitary lines. The contractor has just completed the services on the section of Lincoln Street between Prince and Hopson Street. Grading of 2”gravel should be complete on this section of Lincoln Street by Wednesday, July 27, 2017.
Lunenburg wins Cultural Destination of the Year July 14, 2017 (Lunenburg, NS) – It was announced yesterday that the Town of Lunenburg has won ‘Cultural Destination of the Year’ at the influential 2017 Luxury Travel Guide Americas Awards. “The Town of Lunenburg is delighted to be recognized by the travel industry for the unique cultural destination that we are,” said Mayor Rachel Bailey.
Below is the Town Council Meeting Digest for Tuesday, June 27th. The full Minutes package is available on the Town website.
• Recreation Committee: A presentation from NS Community, Culture and Heritage on the provincial strategy for Advancing Recreation in Nova Scotia was shared with their minutes (see agenda package).
Weekly compost collection will begin July 4th and end on August 25th, 2017. 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 eight (8) week period. Please ensure your compost cart is placed at the curb prior to 6:00 a.m. on your collection day. For more information, please contact Marc Belliveau, Town Engineer, at 634-8992 ext 2.
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The Town of Lunenburg is pleased to announce the hiring of a full-time Heritage Manager, Arthur MacDonald, MCIP, who will start work on June 21, 2017. Bill Plaskett, who filled this position on a part-time basis since August 2014 will be retiring.
We will be issuing a 2016 Fuel Credit with your May electric bills.
As a municipal electric utility the Lunenburg Electric Utility purchases power from Nova Scotia Power at a bulk discounted rate. This allows the Lunenburg Electric Utility to provide power to our customers at prices below that of Nova Scotia Power.