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May 17, 2018
Special Public Meeting - May 22 - 1:30pm - Bear Head Room
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May 11, 2018
Committee of the Whole - May 15 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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May 09, 2018
Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh Market
Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh Market – Fresh Beginnings   The Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh Market will open this July in the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. The new market’s name is inspired by the traditional meaning of Ceilidh as a visit or a gathering. Organizers hope that the spirit of the market with create a welcoming...
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May 07, 2018
Granville Green 2018 Concert Series Announced
2018 Granville Green Concert Series Port Hawkesbury, N.S. May 7, 2018     The Town of Port Hawkesbury is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2018 Granville Green outdoor concert series which will be held each Sunday from July 1 to August 5 at 7:00 p.m.  This is our 24th year for the free outdoor concerts held at the...
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May 01, 2018
Summer Recreation Jobs
  SUMMER STUDENT JOBS The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be hiring summer students for work throughout the town in various departments and our trails systems.   All interested students must submit a resume/application no later than Friday May 11, 2018.  Applications may be picked up at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box,...
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May 01, 2018
Cultural Tourism Coordinator Summer Position
Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design Job Title: Cultural Tourism Coordinator Location: Port Hawkesbury Duration: June 11th, 2018 to August 31st, 2018 (12weeks) Salary: $10.85 per hour/ 35 hrs. per week Application Deadline: April 20, 2018   Job Description: The Cape Breton Centre...
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April 25, 2018
Spring Cleanup - Heavy Material Collection - May 7
DO NOT place material curbside before April 30 Spring Cleanup...
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April 20, 2018
Summer Employment Opportunity- Festival/Market Coordinator (2 positions)
Festival/Market Coordinator (2 positions): Port Hawkesbury   Job Type: Student, Full-time (term) 12 weeks (35 hrs/week) (Festival Events Coordinator position – May 21 – August 10) ($12/hr) (Market Coordinator position – June 4 – August 24) ($12/hr) Employers: Festival of the Strait Society/Ceilidh...
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April 20, 2018
Town Streets/Asphalt Conditions
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April 19, 2018
Craft Incubator Coming to Port Hawkesbury
Craft Incubator Coming to Port Hawkesbury  Sydney (NS) – April 19, 2018 – Are you an emerging craftsperson looking for a fantastic opportunity to work on your creative practice, while developing a craft business? Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design in collaboration with the Town of Port Hawkesbury is excited to launch a...
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April 19, 2018
Thank you Volunteers!
Thank you to the many volunteers who make our community a better place to live.  Representative volunteers will be recognized this evening at the Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer...
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April 18, 2018
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - OPENING FOR SEASON - Saturday, May 5
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April 17, 2018
Spring Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - May 7-19
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April 17, 2018
Community member required to serve on Inverness County Home Support Society Board
  Inverness County Home Support Society Request for Board Membership   The Inverness County Home Support Society (ICHSS) is a private not-for-profit incorporated Agency with a mission to provide excellence in delivery of home support services throughout the County of Inverness.  The ICHSS currently provides services to...
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April 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury.   Please be advised that water utility customers on Napean Street between Philpott Street and MacSween Street, Nova Court, and  surrounding areas may experience periods of brief water service interruption, lower water pressure and discolouration between the hours of 9am and 3pm on Monday,...
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April 13, 2018
Committee of the Whole - April 17 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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April 10, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics Flyer
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March 20, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer Awards Nomination
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March 09, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer of the Year
Kelly MacIntyre Hayes has dedicated over 20 years of volunteering to our community. She has tirelessly fundraised, organized and managed sports teams and community organizations. She has been involved in minor hockey for over 15 years serving as a team manager numerous times, as well as serving as a board member and member of the executive. Kelly...
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February 21, 2018
Board Member for Inverness Co. Home Support Society (ICHSS)
ICHSS Board Membership...
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February 07, 2018
Senior Needs Assessment Survey Results
Seniors Needs Assessment Survey Results Data collected from August to November 2017 38% of the (3004)population of the Town of Port Hawkesbury is comprised of seniors- 55-99 (1135 based on 2016 census), The survey was developed to better understand the effectiveness of existing services and gaps. The following, while not surprising,...
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January 19, 2018
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - By Appointment Only
Eligibility Requirements and Program...
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January 18, 2018
Request for Expressions of Interest - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury
RFEOI - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury Deadline:  February 9,...
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December 06, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street from Thursday Dec 7th to Friday Dec 8th.  The work will occur from approximately 8am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the street by 8am, and sections of Napean Street may be...
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December 04, 2017
Asset Management Pilot Project
A Message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Provincial Department of Municipal Affairs is developing a province-wide asset management approach to support municipalities with infrastructure planning efforts, and Port Hawkesbury has been selected to participate in a pilot project at no cost to town residents. Survey crews will be working on...
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December 04, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that a planned water service interruption is scheduled for today, December 4th for Philpott Street in the area between the Prince Street intersection and Granville Street intersection. Some customers in surrounding areas may also be affected. Water service will be shut off between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm. Town of Port...
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December 01, 2017
Agenda - Public Meeting - Dec 5 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 30, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Residents are advised that the Philpott Street / Napean Street intersection will be closed to through traffic while new infrastructure is being installed. Access to homes adjacent to the intersection is available from the adjoining streets. Traffic control signs are in place and residents are asked to use caution while travelling around the...
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November 28, 2017
Water Service Interruption - Nov 29 - 9am-5pm - Philpott St. & Napean St. Intersection
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project Please be advised that  a planned water service interruption is scheduled for Thursday, November 29 (9am-5pm) for Philpott St. and Napean St. for areas adjacent to the Philpott / Napean intersection.  Some customers in surrounding areas may also be affected.  The Town of...
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November 27, 2017
Outdoor Natural Ice Skating Rink - Call for Volunteers
Outdoor Natural Ice Skating Rink - Call for Volunteers Developing an outdoor natural skating rink will require dedicated volunteers to flood and scrape the surface during the winter months. These tasks would be carried out early in the morning and late in the evening.  Without a team of volunteers this project will not be possible. We are...
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November 24, 2017
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - CLOSED FOR SEASON - Saturday, December 2
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November 22, 2017
Curb & Sidewalk Installation - Napean, Prince, MacLaughlin Streets
Notice to Residents on sections of Napean Street, Prince Street and MacLaughlin Street   New concrete curb and sidewalk will be installed on Napean Street from 7am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.  Curb side parking on the street will be permitted during non-construction work hours.  Driveway access may be prohibited for a number of...
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November 20, 2017
Sports Wall of Fame
Congratulations to Jason Lukeman, Jerry Burke, Billy Joe MacLean and the 1984 Cardinals on being inducted into our Sports Wall of...
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November 16, 2017
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, November 21 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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November 08, 2017
CATERING REQUIREMENTS - "One Cape Breton" Conference - November 23 & 24
One Cape Breton Municipal/Stakeholder Conference - Nov 23 & 24 - PHCC Catering Requirements/Food Services -...
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November 07, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Christmas Parade
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November 07, 2017
Festival of Trees
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October 30, 2017
CLOSED - Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Saturday, November 11
The Leaf and Yard Waste Site on Crandall Road will be CLOSED, Saturday, November 11 in observance of Remembrance...
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September 19, 2017
Community Park Washroom & Splash Pad Hours of Operation
Washroom Monday – Sunday  Open 8:00 am             Closed 4:00 pm   Splash Pad Monday, September 25th – CLOSED FOR THE...
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September 12, 2017
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS ON PITT ST & NAPEAN ST GARBAGE COLLECTION
Residents on Pitt St. and Napean St. are asked to place their garbage at curbside each Tuesday as usual by 7am.  Should Eastern Sanitation not be able to stop alongside homes, a member of the contractor crew on site will collect the garbage and take it to the Eastern Sanitation truck.  This notification is until December – the...
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September 05, 2017
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: WATER MAIN VALVE MAINTENANCE - Sep 7 & 8
Water Main Valve...
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August 25, 2017
Reeves Street- Embree Island Yard Sales
Reeves Street – Embree Island YARD SALES August 18, 2017 Port Hawkesbury – Effective immediately, the Town of Port Hawkesbury wishes to advise the public that the yard sales taking place on the Irving Oil property off Reeves Street at Embree Island are not authorized in accordance with the Town’s Vending...
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August 18, 2017
Public Information Meeting - Pitt St. & Napean St. Reconstruction Project - August 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Pitt St. & Napean St. Project - August 23 - 6:30pm-7:30pm Bear Head Room,...
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August 15, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Conducts Age Friendly Survey
Nova Scotia has one of the oldest aging populations in Canada. By 2030, there will be close to 260,000 people aged 65 or older in Nova Scotia. This demographic shift is an opportunity for Port Hawkesbury to plan and take action. Action that optimizes the advantage and resource of an older population and recognizes the important role that older...
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August 15, 2017
Notice of Special Public Meeting - Port Hawkesbury Town Council- Aug. 17 @ 6:00 P.M.
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May 12, 2017
Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening
Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening - May 6-November...
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April 26, 2017
Paperless Billing
Paperless Billing is now available at the Town of Port Hawkesbury.  If you would like to receive your tax or utility bill online, please fill out the following:  Paperless Billing Authorization Form, or request a form in person or by email at taxes@townofph.ca.  Forms can be returned in person, by post at: 606 Reeves St. Port...
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April 19, 2017
2017 Leaf & Waste Site Opening - May 6th, 2017
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April 05, 2017
Destination Reeves St. Project
Information on the Destination Reeves St. Project can be found...
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September 12, 2016
Waste Management Compliance
Please be advised  that in the coming weeks, the Waste Collectors for the Town of Port Hawkesbury will be accompanied by a Compliance Officer to ensure proper waste management procedures are being followed.  Residents can review the below Recycling Guide or visit the Town Office located at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre for more...
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March 02, 2016
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan, available...
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May 17, 2018
Special Public Meeting - May 22 - 1:30pm - Bear Head Room
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May 11, 2018
Committee of the Whole - May 15 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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May 09, 2018
Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh Market
Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh Market – Fresh Beginnings   The Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh Market will open this July in the Port...
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May 07, 2018
Granville Green 2018 Concert Series Announced
2018 Granville Green Concert Series Port Hawkesbury, N.S. May 7, 2018     The Town of Port Hawkesbury is pleased to announce the...
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