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Road Work Update: Tuesday October 18th, 2018

Please be advised that the final stages of roadwork will be completed today & tomorrow on Water Street and Falls Lane.  On-street parking will be restricted as road crews will be resurfacing both roadway and parking areas.
Traffic will at times be reduced to a single lane so please schedule your travel accordingly. Line painting will not be completed until next week.
We thank you for your continued patience.

Halloween / Fall House Decorating Contest

Nominate your neighbours & friends. If you see a nicely decorated house, email the civic address to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to have them entered in the contest. Judging will take place Oct 30th.

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Grahams Park Splash Pad Closed for the Season

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Notice to Residents: The Graham's Park Splash Pad and Washrooms are closing as of September 28th, 2018 for the season.

Road Work Update : Week of Oct. 1st

Road Work Update: Dexter Construction Company Limited

Road Work is to commence most likely on Monday Oct. 1st, pending weather and should take approx. 3 days. From 7am-6pm, many different operations could be going on and could be on various sections of the work site. Traffic Control will be in place to help guide traffic safely throughout the work zones. Please be patient while waiting at a stop paddle, remember these people are there for your safety and the workers safety. Allow extra time on your travels and expect minor delays.

There will be cones placed in the parking areas along Water St. the night prior to Chip Seal. Do not remove these cones or park in these sections. It a vehicle is left unattended in the work area, we will attempt to find the owner, but if it is preventing work, it will be towed at the owner's expense. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this work may cause and thank you for your co-operation.
Questions or concerns, contact:
Jeff Huntley
Dexter's Construction Co. Ltd.
902-835-3381
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Road Work Update: Wednesday Sept. 26, 2018

Please be advised that due to road patching there are currently rough sections of roadway on Water Street between King Street and Falls Lane.

These sections will be made level prior to the application of the chip seal which is tentatively scheduled to begin next week. We appreciate your patience

Roadwork Update Tuesday Sept 25th, 2018

Road Work Update: This afternoon crews will be working on Lower Water Street towards George Street and from Bulkley to Transvaal on Water Street.

Please plan extra time for traffic impacts. We thank you for your patience

Roadwork Update

Roadwork will continue today on Water Street, you can expect delays in the following areas:

Monday Morning: Between King Street and John Street; then John Street and Ann Street

Monday Afternoon: Between Ann Street and George Street Please plan extra time for traffic impacts.

We thank you for your patience.

Shelburne County Giant Pumpkin Festival

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Public Hearing Notice

Town of Shelburne

Notice of Public Hearing

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A Public Hearing will be held on Monday October 15th, 2018 at 6:30 pm, with regard to the proposed closure of portions of Prince and Mowatt Streets within the Town of Shelburne.   

 Any written or oral representations for or against the proposed closure must be made before the Town Council at the Hearing. Please contact the Town Office in advance to be put on the speakers list - or if you cannot attend the Hearing – to make a written submission to be presented to Council by the CAO. 

DATE:    Monday, October 15th, 2018, at 6:30 pm 

PLACE:    Council Chambers, Town Office,168 Water Street

Background information regarding the proposed closure is available at the Town Office, 168 Water Street, between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. For more information, please contact Darren Shupe, CAO at 902-875-2991 ext. 5 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Community Health Board seeking members from Shelburne

The Community Health Board is looking for volunteers to sit on the board representing Shelburne County. Members can be from the Town or the Municipality. There is a current need of 5+ members for our community. To find out more, contact Elisabeth Bailey at 902-350-0478 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fall & Winter Newsletter 2018

The Fall &  Winter 2018 Newsletter will be mailed out to households along with their tax bill.  To read an online version, click here https://www.town.shelburne.ns.ca/e-newsletter.html

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Water Shortages 2018

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The Municipality of the District of Shelburne, the Town of Shelburne and the Town of Lockeport have heard from some residents who are dealing with near-dry or dry wells due to the lack of rain and unseasonably dry conditions that we have had over the past few months.  We have provided access to a non-potable water supply to assist those in need at the following locations:

Town of Shelburne

Shelburne Fire Department:

Water Tap - Please limit Quantities

1-1/2 inch hose to fill large capacity containers 7-9pm Mondays

 

Islands Provincial Park

Showers Open Daily

 

Guild hall / Dock Street

Water Tap - Please limit quantities

 

Town of Lockeport

Lockeport Fire Department

Water Tap - Please Limit Quantities

Lighthouse Stage 

Water Tap - Please Limit Quantities

 

Municipality of the District of Shelburne

Carleton Village / Gunning Cove

GC Fire Department - water tap - please limit quantities

 

Sable River Fire Department

Water Tap - Please limit quantities

 

North East Harbour Fire Department

Water Tap - Please limit quantities

 

Council and staff from the Towns and Municipal Units would ask that you periodically check on your family, friends and neighbours, especially seniors and those most vulnerable, to ensure that they have adequate clean drinking water.

Road Work Update : Friday Sept. 14th, 2018

Work will be taking place on Water Street between Bulkley St. and John St.

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Road Resurfacing (Fall's Lane & Water Street) 2018

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To download / view the PDF, click here  FALLS LANE WATER IMPROVEMENT DOC

Roseway Hospital Charitable Foundation looking for members

The Roseway Hospital Charitable Foundation is looking for a representative from the Town of Shelburne.

One of the main duties of the foundation is "to support the delivery of all avenues of Health Care Services to the residents of Shelburne County and beyond when necessary."

If you would like to put your name forward as a potential member, please contact the Town Clerk. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information about the Foundation, call Robert Legere 902-875-3011

Attention! New 4-Way Stop George / Water

There is a new 4 way stop on the George / Water intersection as per the traffic engineer's recommendation.