Call for Volunteers - Western Regional Housing Authority

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity to make a difference in Wolfville?  This is a Great Opportunity to be involved!

Why not think about serving as a member of the following Committee:

  • Western Regional Housing Authority (One appointment)
    • Purpose:  To oversee the management of public housing with respect to Applicant/Tenant matters in accordance with practice and procedures established by the Minister
    • Functions:
      • To review where appropriate,
      • approve applications of applicants
      • to respond to tenant-related matters
      • approve tenant transfer
      • Issue notice to Quit, and
      • Act in an advisory capacity to the Department on issues relating to public housing policy both of a local and provincial in nature
    • Skills Required - demonstrate the ability to be impartial, fair, objective and courteous when dealing with applicants and tenant-related issues
    • Term of Appointment - no limitation on the term of appointment is set out in the Act; however, pursuant to Departmental Policy, board members must 'sit out' a term after having served two consecurtive three-year terms
    • Anticipated Time Commitments - Full Board meets annually.  Standing Committees in Middleton/New Minas and Bridgewater meet every two months

Get involved

If you have any questions, please call (902-542-9678) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) the Town Clerk

Free Friday Rec Programs in July!

Enjoy Town of Wolfville’s FREE Recreation Days on Fridays for the month of July! 

July 7th will be WATER DAY, July 14th will be MAD SCIENTIST DAY and July 21st will be SUPERSTAR SPORT DAY!

Each camp goes from 8:30-4:30!

These Rec Days are for ages 5-12.

Morning and afternoon drop-ins are welcome.

Click Here for more info.

Consultation to Continue on RCMP Space

The Town has decided to continue consultation on potentially re-locating the RCMP offices in Wolfville to New Minas.  The issue will not be considered by Council until the Fall of 2017.  Updates on future consultation will be posted to the website, social media and around Town.  To view the staff document please click here .

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Are you Interested in serving on a Committee of Council?

It is not too early to start thinking about supporting the Town of Wolfville by volunteering to be a member on one of the Town's Committees of Council.

By end-2017/early-2018 there will be openings on the following Committees of Council:Get involved

The Town of Wolfville’s Committees of Council help shape the future of our community. Consider getting involved in civic life by volunteering for a Committee

Complete a "Committee of Council Application Form" and submit by emailing to Town Clerk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Coast-to-Coast Exploration of Canadian Cuisine Event!

You’re invited! Tracy Moore joins President’s Choice® in Wolfville on coast-to-coast exploration of Canadian cuisine  

Nothing brings people together like eating together. When we eat together, we share more than just a meal. We see each other as equals. Eating together can make Canada, and maybe even the world, a better place.  

In celebration of our great nation’s 150th year, the President’s Choice® team has partnered with Cityline to conduct a coast-to-coast exploration of dishes that bring Canadians to the table. From March until June, the team will be touring the country, visiting six communities (Ottawa, Calgary, Richmond, Summerside, Wolfville and Montreal) and encouraging Canadians to eat together and share stories about their favourite dishes.  

Cityline host Tracy Moore and PC® Executive Chef Tom Filippou will be making a stop in Wolfville to tape a segment for the show during the Apple Blossom Festival. Residents and visitors are invited to join Tracy and Chef Tom for a meet and greet, where they can share their own views on Nova Scotia’s food culture and talk to the duo about eating together as a nation.  

WHAT: Meet and greet with Cityline’s Tracy Moore and Chef Tom Filippou

WHEN: Saturday, May 27 | 11 A.M.

WHERE: Lion’s Club| 36 Elm Street| Wolfville  

ONSITE OPPORTUNITIES ESPECIALLY FOR YOU:

  • Join Chef Tom and Tracy, along with other special guests, as we host an #EatTogether meal featuring recipes that represent the province of Nova Scotia
  • Interview with Chef Tom Filippou, PC® Executive Chef
  • Photos of meet and greet with Tracy Moore, Tom Filippou and local community members
  • Bring along your family, a friend or colleague!  

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES + HASHTAGS:

Instagram: @PresChoice /Twitter: @PresChoice/ Facebook:  President’s Choice #EatTogether  

For further information: Margaret Poole | Poole Communications | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 902-443-1410  

Onsite contacts: Megan Menard | Loblaw | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 647-642-9956 Mark Boudreau | Loblaw Atlantic | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 902-802-8687

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Reconstruction Project - Sylvan Drive & Sunset Terrace

Notice to Residents

The Town of Wolfville has awarded a contract for the reconstruction of Sylvan Drive & Sunset Terrace to Gary Parker Excavating Ltd. The work includes replacement of sanitary, storm and water services, street reconstruction including new base materials, asphalt surfaces, concrete curbs and reinstatement of disturbed area(s).  

Installation of temporary water will commence on or about Monday, May 29th and construction is scheduled to start Monday, June 5, 2017. The project is expected to be completed by the end of September 2017.  Hours of work will generally be from 7 am to 7 pm.  While construction is ongoing, the work area will be closed to through traffic during work hours, except for emergency vehicles, construction and local resident traffic.  

For full details click here:  2017 05 26 Sunset & Sylvan Notice to Residents Reconstruction Startup

Summer Rec Guide

The Summer 2017 Kings County Rec Guide has been released!

Click below to check out some fun things to do in Wolfville and the rest of the Valley this summer!

Summer 2017 Rec Guide

Wolfville Nature Trust Lands

May 16th, 2017 Public access to the Wolfville Nature Trust Lands off of Forest Hill Road has been suspended until road maintenance can be completed.

Old Burying Grounds - Wall Repairs

Old Burying Ground on Main Street

Repairs to the Old Burying Ground wall will commence on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017.  The plan is to remove the wall one section at a time and store the stones on site avoiding the gravesites.

As part of the reconstruction two trees behind the western section of the wall will be removed. These trees will not survive the reconstruction and their roots are at least partially responsible for the deterioration of the wall. New trees will be planted in the area but a safe distance from the wall once work is completed.

Construction is expected to take 8 weeks and this section of the sidewalk will be closed to pedestrian traffic to allow the contractor room to work and protect the public.

The contractor is well aware of the historical significance of the site and will make every effort to respect the property and not disturb any of the gravesites.

The public can access the burying ground during construction from Clock Park.

NS Adopts Changes to National Building Code

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Effective as of April 1st, 2017, the province has adopted changes to the National Building Code, which includes increasing the maximum height of wooden residential buildings from four to six storeys.

For more on these changes and the National Building Code click here.

Country Music Benefit Concert in Wolfville on May 13

The Town of Wolfville is proud to be the Headline Sponsor for the 1st Annual Country Music Benefit Concert for No Time for That Anti-Bullying Society on Saturday, May 13, 2017 @ 7pm at the Wolfville Farmers' Market in Wolfville. Tickets available online at www.notimeforthattour.com/nova-scotia

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Check Out Wolfville's Summer Day Camps at Acadia!

Click Here: Summer Camps