The Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s is accepting tenders for the re-roofing of the Water Treatment Facility at 8232 Highway #7, Sherbrooke. The Municipality will accept tenders on two different methods of roofing, shingle roofing and metal roofing. Contractors can bid on one or both methods.

Sealed bids can be submitted to the Municipal Office at 8296 Highway #7 , by mail to PO Box 296, Sherbrooke, B0J 3C0 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Please mark on the envelope/email:  “Water Treatment Facility Roofing”. Tender closing date is 4:00pm, Thursday, May 22nd , 2020.
The Municipality reserves the right to accept or reject any tender based on the best interest of the Municipality.

For a full tender package, including the tender bid form, please contact the Municipality or see the electronic copy here:  pdf Tender for Water Treatment Plant Roof 2020 (490 KB)

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, announced today, May 1, the easing of some public health restrictions around COVID-19. Existing public health directives around social distancing and social gatherings remain in place. People must keep two metres apart and not gather in groups of more than five.

The initial steps are:
• provincial and municipal parks can reopen, but playground equipment will continue to be off limits
• trails are allowed to open
• people are allowed to use and visit community gardens
• garden centres, nurseries and similar businesses can open
• sportfishing is permitted from shore or boat, but fishing derbies are not allowed
• people can attend boating, yacht or sailing clubs for the purpose of preparing boats for use
• golf driving ranges can open, including those at golf clubs, but the course must remain closed; golf clubs can perform necessary maintenance and preparations for opening
• people can use their cottages. Use is restricted to one household unit at a time, travel must be directly to the cottage and back, and travelling back and forth frequently from cottage and primary residence is discouraged
• provincial and private campgrounds remain closed, but they can perform necessary maintenance and preparations for opening. An exception is recreational vehicles parked year-round at private campgrounds, which can be used but must follow the same rules as cottages
• drive-in religious services will be allowed, as long as people stay in their cars, they are parked two metres apart and there are no interactions between people in cars or between pe

For more information, please see the full notice: pdf Easing of Some Public Health Measures May 1, 2020 (114 KB)  and pdf Frequently Asked Questions (153 KB)

The Nova Scotia Health Authority will be offering Counseling and support for first responders in the aftermath of the April 18 & 19 tragedies.

Contact will be made by phone as soon as possible and within 24 hours.

To access this service, please call 1-888-429-8167, it is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Please see the following document for up to date information on what services the Eastern Counties Regional Library is offering during the pandemic.  pdf ECRL Media Release (104 KB)

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