Notice of Brook Street/Falkland Street Construction

PUBLIC WORKS - July 16, 2018

Please be advised that Dexter Construction began infrastructure upgrades to Brook Street storm and sanitary mains today. Dexter will be working at different locations on Brook and Falkland Streets. The work will take approximately 2-3 weeks to complete, and there will be intermittent traffic interruptions and detours.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as this important infrastructure work is completed. If you have questions about it please contact the Town Engineer, Jamie Burgess, at (902) 634-8992, ext. 3.

Lunenburg Waterfront Weekly Monitoring

*A map of the testing sites is attached this week – the red triangles are the sites being tested and shared weekly; the green circles are the secondary sites that will be monitored five times through the season (Jun, Aug, Oct, and after two heavy rainfalls) for the end-of-season report. 

TEST DATE:  July 10, 2018 

CONDITIONS:  No rainfall in previous 72 hours; mid-falling tide. 

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Town Council Meeting Digest - June 26, 2018

*The full Minutes package is available on the Town website here:

Public Presentations

• Former Senator Wilfred Moore updated Council on the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board municipalities’ meeting he attended on behalf of Council. The Town of Lunenburg has consistently expressed opposition to drilling offshore because of the threat to marine ecology and the fishery.

Senator Moore reported that the Federal Government is proposing a new impact assessment system to provide for greater public consultation and environmental analysis in considering future drilling. 

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Lunenburg Harbour Weekly Monitoring

*Please note we will be posting Mondays at noon each week for the rest of the testing period. Thank you for your patience!

Test date:  July 3, 2018 

Conditions:  The tide was low and rising (less water around effluent pipe for dilution), no rainfall for several days prior, a large yacht came into the Foundry dock over the weekend, boats coming and going from Fisherman’s Wharf. 

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Lunenburg Harbour Monitoring & Waste Water System Study


The Town of Lunenburg is posting the first test results of its second season of voluntary harbour water quality monitoring today. The Town is also announcing that an engineering study is taking place this summer to review Lunenburg’s entire wastewater system and recommend potential upgrades.   

Harbour Water Monitoring 

The 2018 program of Lunenburg Harbour water monitoring is being independently administrated by the Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation (Coastal Action), a recognized Lunenburg-based environmental non-profit.  

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Town Committees - Seeking Volunteers

The Town of Lunenburg Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the following Town Committees:

  • Active Transportation Sub-Committee x 3 members
  • Harbour Health Advisory Group x 2 members

If you would like to be considered to serve on these Town Committees please complete an on-line Application Form on the Town website or contact the Lunenburg Town Office at 902-634-4410, ext. 225 or 226, 902-634-4416 fax, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please apply by Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

Lunenburg Academy Space for Rent

The Lunenburg Academy, 97 Kaulbach Street has recently undergone over $1 M in tenant readiness interior renovations. An inspiring setting to motivate, create, educate, and congregate.

Single offices, office suites, full classrooms are available on the second floor Creative Enterprise Centre.  To view floor plans visit our website at: Rental rates, beginning at $350 /month plus HST for a single office, include heat, electricity, and parking.

To make arrangements for viewing, please contact the Town of Lunenburg: Scott Burke, Lunenburg Academy Consultant 902-802-4710, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Bea Renton, CAO, 902-634-4410, ext 228 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Summer Recreation Programming

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Check out the Town’s new pdf SUMMER RECREATION GUIDE (6.62 MB) ! We have a new programs, upcoming summer events and much more. Contact the Recreation Director for more information or to register at (902)-634-4006 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.