Watermain Break - July 24, 2017

Please be advised there is a watermain break on Orchard Avenue.

Residents from 39 Orchard Avenue to Victoria Avenue will be wilthout water during the repairs.

There will be no thur traffic on Orchard Avenue from Main Street to King Street.

Once service is re-established you may experience some discoloured water. If so, you can flush your system by running the water for a several minutes.

This will help eliminate any dirt and air that may have gotten into the lines during the installation. It’s best to flush through a tap without a strainer such as a bath tub tap or outside hose bib. 

You may contact the office at 542-5767 should you have any questions related to the interruption. 

The Town of Wolfville apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your patience and understanding. 

Free Wolfville Walking Tours!

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2017 Water Main Flushing Schedule

Notice of Water Main Flushing

August 14-31, 2017

The Town of Wolfville wishes to inform residents that flushing of water mains is scheduled this to start this year on  Monday, August 14th, 2017 . This process is necessary maintenance of the water distribution system throughout the Town.

Included with this notice is a proposed schedule of areas we will be working in each day. The schedule can be affected by weather or other operational issues and therefore is subject to change.

Surrounding areas could also be effected, outside of the scheduled areas.

Full schedule download: 2017 Water Main Flushing Schedule

During flushing, residents may experience discoloured water or low water pressure. If you experience discoloured water, simply flush your system by running the cold water for several minutes. This will help eliminate any dirt and/or air that may have gotten into the system during the flushing process. It is best to flush through a tap without a strainer such as a bath tub or outside hose bib.

If you have any questions or concerns related to the interruption, please contact the Wolfville Public Works Department at 542-2382 or the Water Department at 542-3676. The Town of Wolfville apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Laura Roy at Waterfront Park tonight!

Wolfville's Canada 150 Summer Music Series - Picnic in the Park

Laura Roy will be playing at Waterfront Park from 6:30-8:30pm at the Gazebo.  

Brought to you by the Town of Wolfville, the Deep Roots Music Cooperative and the Government of Canada.

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Wolfville is a Walk-able Town!

Did you know that there are 16 Public Parking Lots within 400 metres of Central Avenue in Downtown Wolfville?  

These lots provide over 380 parking spots, including over 140 all-day spots.

Check out our Walkability contest during Mud Creek Days to win a Fitbit!  Click Here for more information.

Wolfville's Emergency Volunteer Group

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Public Awareness and Support are Critical elements in Emergency Planning.  

The most immediate help after a disaster is from people nearby when the event occurs.  That means it is your work colleagues, neighbours, friends, family and members of the community who are the ones who will be giving or needing help.

Are you interested in helping your community and playing a critical role during major events, emergencies and disasters?  Join the Town of Wolfville’s Emergency Volunteer Group and show you care for our Town and region.  

As a volunteer, you will

  • Work with the public
  • Prepare for and respond to emergencies
  • Provide leadership
  • Provide essential services at a Comfort/Reception Centre during an emergency or disaster

Qualifications:

The Wolfville Emergency Volunteer Group welcomes your application if you:

  • Live or work in the Town of Wolfville
  • Are over 18 years of age
  • Speak English fluently
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy helping people
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Are in good health

Commitment:

  • At the time of a real event, you would make the decision to assist or not to assist, and decide the amount of time that you could give.

Training Opportunity:

  • The Incident Command System (ICS)-Level 100 training will be provided for all volunteers (free online training)

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Ability to help your family, neighbours, workmates and community in an emergency
  • Learn new skills
  • Enjoy new challenges
  • Meet new people in your community and across town
  • Help prepare a resilient community that’s ready for an emergency

Becoming a Volunteer:

If you have any questions, or wish to become an Emergency Volunteer, please provide the following information to the Town of Wolfville’s Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Email Subject:  Wolfville's Emergency Volunteer Group

  • First Name – Last Name
  • Contact Information (Address / Telephone (Primary Number) / Email)

Note:  All personal information will be retained by the EMC and not distributed to other organizations

You will be contacted if your help is needed.  This will depend on: the needs of affected areas (which may take time to assess); volunteer availability, location and skills required. We encourage you, if safe, to help your family, friends, neighbours, and groups you are already connected with.  

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to help the Town of Wolfville’s emergency response and recovery efforts

Wolfville is getting it's own Community Piano!

You may have seen these on the Halifax waterfront, in Bridgewater, or another spot in Nova Scotia.

Our very own #playmenovascotia piano will be arriving at the Waterfront Park Gazebo this Thursday, July 20th, mid-morning!

If you are artistically inclined, stop by if you'd like to help with the painting of Wolfville's piano.

It will be available for the rest of the summer and into the fall for anyone to come and play a tune!

Tender Call - Mutli-Purpose Tractor

TENDER CALL

EQUIPMENT PURCHASE Multi-Purpose Tractor

The Town of Wolfville will be accepting tenders for (1) 2017/2018 Multi-Purpose Tractor complete with ribbon snow blower, angle plow, sand/salt spreader. Specifications are available electronically from Karen Outerleys at the Town of Wolfville, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Monday through Friday, between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Tenders must be received at 2:00 p.m., local time, Thursday, August 10th, 2017 to:The Town of Wolfville, 359 Main Street , Wolfville, NS, B4P 1A1.

Tenders will be opened publicly. All tenders must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “WOL007-2017 Multi-Purpose Tractor.” 

The Town reserves the right to reject any or all tenders, not necessarily accept the lowest tender, or accept any tender which it may consider to be in its best interests. The Town of Wolfville also reserves the right to waive formality, informality, technicality on any tender.        

Wolfville's Emergency Guide - 2017

Emergency Preparedness is up to all of us - Be Prepared!

Take the time to review the Town of Wolfville's Emergency Guide 2017

If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Emergency Guide 2017

Caleb Miles at Waterfront Park Tonight!

Tonight's Canada 150 Summer Music Series - Picnic in the Park is still on!

Caleb Miles will be playing at Waterfront Park from 6:30-8:30pm at the Gazebo.  

Please bring a chair in case the grass is still wet.

Brought to you by the Town of Wolfville, the Deep Roots Music Cooperative and the Government of Canada.

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Emergency Awareness - Wolfville's Comfort/Reception Centre

When activated, Wolfville's Comfort/Reception Centre will be located at the Wolfville School, 19 Acadia Street.

Any questions may be directed to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Canada 150 Summer Music Series

Come join us every Thursday this summer at Waterfront Park to enjoy our great lineup of FREE live music from 6:30 - 8:30pm!

Brought to you by the Town of Wolfville and the Deep Roots Music Cooperative!

Canada 150 Yoga in the Park

As another way to celebrate Canada 150, the Town of Wolfville has partnered with Lahara Yoga to offer FREE Yoga in the Park on Sundays from 9 - 10am at Waterfront Park!

Starting this Sunday, July 9th and continuing every Sunday until August 27th.

All ages and abilities welcome!