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Town of Shelburne wins Community Arts & Culture Award 2018!

The Town of Shelburne is thrilled and honoured to recieve the Community Arts & Culture Award from Arts NS.  Thank you to all of the artists in the community for sharing your gifts and making Shelburne an arts destination!

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Shelburne Christmas Tea

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Well Maintenance Tips

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Roseway Manor Board looking for 2 members from Town

The Town of Shelburne is looking for 2 representatives to volunteer to sit on the Roseway Manor Board. If you would be interested, please contact the Town Clerk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 902-875-2991 ext. 8

Guild Hall Summer Arts Series 2019

Applications are now open for the 2019 Guild Hall Summer Arts Series. We are also looking for members to join the Guild Hall Working Group to help with shows. As a member, you have the option to be involved in the selection process and would be responsible for helping set up / tear down at a min. of 1 show. For more information, contact Julie Ferguson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-875-2991 ext. 8

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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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