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AED and Save Station cabinet

The Town of Berwick is pleased to share that we now have an automated external defibrillator (AED) and SaveStation cabinet located outside the Berwick Town Hall at 236 Commercial Street.

Pictured are Town of Berwick Mayor Don Clarke, and community members Brian Hirtle and Earl Fuller placing the AED in the cabinet.

While we wanted to share this information with the community as soon as the AED was in place, we will be holding an official launch in the New Year with Stephen and Debbie Boyd of the Jordan Boyd Foundation and EHS Operations, who were instrumental in this project.

This project is a community effort and we look forward to sharing the story with you. For more on the potential life-saving benefits of an AED, visit the EHS AED Registry’s website at www.savelivesns.ca.

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Home Decorating Contest & Light Fight

The Holiday Home Decorating Contest and Light Fight take place Sunday, December 13th beginning at 6 PM!

The map of entries for the best decorated home contest can be found here: 
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And we have created this fun BINGO game for families to use while checking out the lights!

Stay tuned for winners of the Best Decorated Home Contest and the Community Challenge Light Fight. Remember, if you live in Burlington, Harbourville, Garland, Welsford, Somerset, Berwick, South Berwick, Windermere, Rockland, Morristown - have your lights on Sunday evening at 6 PM!

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Spicer Park Work Underway

December 8, 2020 -
Please use caution in the area of Spicer Park in the coming weeks. Public Works is working hard to update, and carry out a number of projects from successful grant funding.

Their effort to enhance our park spaces and recreational opportunities for our community is greatly appreciated.

As residents, and park users, please continue to do your part to keep their work environment safe, and yourself safe too.

Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt

Throughout Town, there will be images of candy canes hidden - each with a letter for a mystery, scrambled message. Unscramble the message, send your answers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (or drop your completed map in the dropbox at the front of Town Hall) and be entered to win some awesome prizes!

Be sure to wear your festive holiday sweaters and hats and send us photos of your family enjoying the day for more chances to win!

This can be done at any time tomorrow, Thursday December 3, from 9 AM - 4 PM.

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Application for General Rate Increases

The Town of Berwick Electric Commission has an application for general rate increases before the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, to be heard virtually on December 9th at 10:30 AM.  The public can follow the Hearing by going to the Board’s website -https://nsuarb.novascotia.ca – and clicking on “Listen to live hearings”.

This is the first time since 2011 the Commission has increased its rates other than to pass through increases from Nova Scotia Power.

The Commission regrets the need to ask for higher rates.