Town of Stellarton offers to sell rink to Stellarton Memorial Community Centre Association for $1

Updated to include comment from SMCCA STELLARTON  – It could be the best bargain ever. After last minute legal negotiations, the Town of Stellarton has agreed to sell the Stellarton Memorial Rink to a non-profit organization, the Stellarton Memorial Community Centre Association (SMCCA), for $1. The rink was built by coal miners and gifted to...

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Stellarton Council marks Davis Day

Today, William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day, Stellarton Council laid a wreath to honour those who lost their lives in mining accidents. This day represents the anniversary of William Davis’ death in 1925. Davis was a miner who tragically died during a protest aimed to gain access to water and electricity after the coal company had...

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New police chief for Stellarton

STELLARTON – A new police chief is joining the force in Stellarton. Town Council made the announcement last night at the regular cuncil meeting. The new chief is Mark Hobeck; he will join the force on September 30. Hobeck is a former member of the Halifax Regional Police with 31 years of service and is...

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Olympic Park celebrated

STELLARTON — An Olympic-sized event was celebrated Sunday with two Olympic athletes in attendance. A good crowd gathered as the park at Valley Woods was officially renamed Olympic Park in honour of the two Olympic athletes who come from the town. Les ‘Babe’ Mason, boxer, and Blayre Turnbull, hockey player, were the guests of honour...

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Building lots sold in two towns

Good news has come for Stellarton and Pictou with the announcement of the sake of building lots. The largest parcel of commercial property near the new roundabout in Pictou has been sold. Mayor Jim Ryan confirmed that the three-acre piece designated as Lot B has been sold to a commercial developer, Halifax-based Somerled Properties Ltd....

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Funding announced for Stellarton community hall

Staff and council members of Stellarton joined Central Nova MP Sean Fraser at the community hall on Park Street, also known as Leo Fahey Way in Stellarton. Fraser stopped in to check out the space and announce that more than $150,000 that will be given out in the Central Nova Riding this year to benefit...

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Funding provided for new furnace at Stellarton fire hall

A new furnace is in the works for Stellarton Fire Hall. Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, recently announced an investment of $15,246 for energy efficiency upgrades to the Stellarton Fire Hall/Community Hall. The $30,493 project, of which $15,247 is being funded through the municipality, will see the oil-fired furnace replaced with a...

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