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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.
Recently, it was announced that a trail network that links Halifax Regional Municipality with Lunenburg would be designated as The Rum Runner Trail. Funding has been received from ACOA, the Provincial Department of Tourism, the municipalities of HRM, Chester and the District of Lunenburg for trail upgrades and signage. As Lunenburg’s Back Harbour Trail was selected as the trail terminus, a number of the new signs have been placed at various points along the Back Harbour Trail and at the top of Maple Avenue to direct trail users coming off the Bay To Bay Trail between Mahone Bay and Lunenburg. These signs provide directional information to advise hikers and bikers how to get into downtown Lunenburg, locate the Visitor Information Centre and campground.
The Rum Runner Trail is being marketed through the provincial tourism web site and is directed at international and national visitors who love to bike or hike in the hope of attracting more people to the province and to the beautiful south shore.
Stairway to Back Harbour
For further information on the Santa Claus Parade & Pilgrimage with Lighting of the Trees go to http://www.lunenburgheritagechristmas.com/
Keeping streets that are icy and/or snow-covered, free of parked vehicles, is essential. This enables safe road maintenance and provides continual access for emergency vehicles.
The Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act: 1.) prohibits parking or leaving standing a motor vehicle whether attended or unattended on any street that might interfere with or obstruct snow removal or winter maintenance; 2.) authorizes a Police Officer to have a motor vehicle moved or towed to some other place if it is interfering with or obstructing snow removal or winter maintenance; and 3.) provides that the cost of moving or towing the motor vehicle may be recovered from the owner. Please remember that motor vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed from the street whenever the RCMP and/or the Lunenburg Public Works Department determine plowing or salting of streets is necessary and vehicles are obstructing this work.
The cooperation of all drivers is appreciated. For more information, please contact the RCMP Lunenburg Office at 902-634-8674 or Public Works Department at 902-634-8992, ext. 2.
Bromly Myra was recognized by Lunenburg Town Council, at their November 10, 2015 meeting, for her exemplary citizenship, primarily through her leadership with the War Amps program.
Rev. Dr. Laurence Mawhinney was presented the Ken Simpson Memorial Award for outstanding public service and leadership among Nova Scotia municipal elected officials during the UNSM Annual Conference on November 6, 2015.
Adopting a senior or someone with a disability by “Plowing it Forward” and help them with their snow plowing and shoveling. Snow presents an obstacle and burden that endangers the lives of seniors and prevents our seniors and disabled from getting the care and support that their lives depend upon. Seniors that clear their own snow put themselves at serious health risks that can result in bone breaking falls, heart attack and strokes. A little act of kindness this winter could save a life. How powerful is that? Volunteer to shovel as an individual, family, business or school.