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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.
Nova Scotians are invited to join host Jeff Hutcheson on the Lunenburg waterfront on Tuesday, May 31, for a live taping of Canada AM.
Mr. Hutcheson, sports and weather anchor for the CTV morning show for the past 18 years, announced his retirement earlier this month. Known as king of the remote broadcast, he is hitting the road for his final cross-Canada tour and has chosen Lunenburg for his last stop.
"I am thrilled that I will have the chance to leave the viewers with one last remote tour, doing what I love the most - showing Canada to Canadians," said Mr. Hutcheson.
A public information meeting will be held by the Town of Lunenburg Planning Advisory Committee in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, 119 Cumberland Street at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
The purpose of the meeting is to consider:
1. A development agreement application to allow for the operation of a beverage room at 135 Montague Street, Lunenburg;
2. Municipal Planning Strategy and concurrent Land Use By-law amendments to enable the regulation of retaining walls; and
3. Public input on the proposed Vision Statement for the Town’s Municipal Planning Strategy.
On May 10, 2016 Town Council approved the 2016/17 Town Operating Budget which meet Council’s 2016/17 Budget Directive: “Council directed staff to try to support existing services with no change in tax rates and use the Financial Condition Index strategies included in the 2015/16 Approved Budget to determine tax rates required to do the following: a.) Maintain the net transfers to the Operating reserve at $70,000 per year to meet the threshold by the year 2019; b.) Increase the transfer for Lunenburg Academy Capital Reserve from $25,000 to $50,000.”
Over the next three (3) months, the Town of Lunenburg Electric Utility’s contractor, Lunenburg Tree Care, will be carrying out powerline tree trimming in various locations throughout the Utility. These locations include Bridgewater Road, Blue Rocks Road, 1st Peninsula Camp Road and the powerline that runs in the back yards of houses between Brook and Broad Streets.