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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.
It was agreed that a special election to fill the Council vacancy of former Councillor Brian Davis will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 with advance polls on July 20 & 25.
The Returning Officer, Pat Burke, will be posting additional information about the election including voters list, nominations for Council, etc. Please see the Town website www.explorelunenburg.ca and local media for more information, or contact Pat at (902) 634-8354.
RCMP Public Presentation
The RCMP’s quarterly report outlined their activities January-March.
• A recent public information session was held about the dangers of illicit Fentanyl, a potent opioid, has been found in Lunenburg County. RCMP have arrested the dealer and are working to eradicate the supply.
• A variety of community policing initiatives have been undertaken to address IT fraud, school safety, summer special events, and other activities.
WHEREAS Lyme disease is a serious illness caused by the bite of a black-legged tick infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi: and
WHEREAS black-legged ticks carrying a variety of diseases or illnesses can now be found in all parts of Nova Scotia; and
WHEREAS awareness, education and practicing preventative measures, such as daily tick checks and proper tick removal, can help reduce your chances of contracting tick borne diseases;
THEREFORE, be it resolved that I, Mayor Rachel Bailey, on behalf of the Town of Lunenburg, do hereby proclaim May 2017 as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month”.
Dated at Nova Scotia this 1st day of May, 2017.
Mayor Rachel Bailey
Visit the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation for more information https://canlyme.com.
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.
The Corps of Commissionaires members will be enforcing downtown parking again this Spring until December. When parked at a parking meter please pay to avoid being ticketed. There are also many non-metered, free parking spaces downtown that can be viewed on the Town’s parking map. Motorists are reminded that tickets can be issued for additional parking violations such as blocking driveways, parking on a sidewalk, parking too close to an intersection, etc. Please help make Lunenburg safe for drivers and pedestrians by observing these Motor Vehicle Act requirements. Thank you!
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.