Latest News and Public Notices

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will be holding a regular Council meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Municipality’s Council Chamber, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater.  A copy of the agenda will be posted on the Municipality’s website at prior to the meeting.

The public is invited to attend.

Please be advised that on July 25, 2017 Municipal Council conducted First Reading of a new by-law respecting the LaHave River Wastewater Management District.  If adopted, the By-law will apply to all properties and property owners within the geographic boundaries of the Wastewater Management District established in the proposed By-law.  It will solely identify and assist in the elimination of straight pipes on the LaHave River through the design, construction, installation, connection, use, operation and maintenance of On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems within the LaHave River Wastewater Management District in the interests of public health and safety and environmental protection.

A Municipal Council meeting has been called for 9:00 a.m. on August 22, 2017.  Notice is hereby given that Municipal Council will be considering Second Reading of the proposed By-law at the Council meeting scheduled for August 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in the Municipal Administration Building, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater, NS.

A copy of the proposed By-law is available here .  Paper copies can be obtained at the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Office, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater, during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Municipal Clerk at 541-1323.

Join Mayor Bolivar-Getson, MP Bernadette Jordan, Municipal Council members, and community members as the Pride colours are hoisted upon the Municipality’s flagpole on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater.

Come celebrate with us!

On Wednesday, July 19 and Monday, July 24, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will host community consultations on the issue of rural school closures.

The two events will consist of short presentations from the Municipality and representative community groups, and small discussion groups to speak about how the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg can support communities facing school closures.

Wednesday, July 19
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
LaHave Fire Station
50 School House Road

Monday, July 24
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Northfield District Fire Hall
2233 Nova Scotia Trunk 10

If you'd like to attend, please register for the event by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the date you'd like to attend, or by calling (902) 541-1328. Registration is not required, but will assist us in preparing for the event.

Can't attend either event? You can still submit your comments through our Rural School Closures survey.

The summer 2017 issue of Municipal Matters is now available. Read updates on the Administration Building, Miller Point Peace Park, the Internet Strategy and more. Be sure to fill out the survey to be entered to win a $50 gift card to the LCLC.


Lyme Disease Information presented to Council can be found at the following link, under "2017 Minutes, Agendas and Recordings", and then under "Policy & Strategy 05/16/17":

April 28, 2017 / For Immediate Release

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA - The District of Lunenburg is now publishing Council and CAO expense reports online at as part of the District’s commitment to open and transparent government.

“Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill has discussed plans to introduce a bill that would ensure all Nova Scotia municipal councils and CAOs post their expenses online, and we decided that instituting this policy now made the most sense,” says Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson.

Quarterly Council and CAO expense reports will be available at the end of the month following each quarter at:

Media contact:

Elana Wentzell
Director of Finance/Treasurer
(902) 541-1322
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During the wildfire risk season (March 15 to October 15) all domestic brush burning and campfires must adhere to daily Nova Scotia burning restrictions.

The Department of Natural Resource's Burn Safe Map is updated daily at 2:00 p.m.

To check the map, and for other related information, please click on the following link:

Interested in running? Don’t know how to start? Join others in this fun supportive group. All ages and abilities welcome, with the goal of working up to a 5K run in the fall. Move from walking, to jogging to running!

Runners will gather the 2nd Saturday monthly, at 9:00 am, at various locations. Running tips will be provided for the first 5 to 10 minutes by an experienced runner. Participants are invited for a brief social at a nearby shop following each run.

  • May 13 – meet at the Riverport Community Centre, for a run along lower LaHave Road. We’ll watch the Osprey Fun Run!
  • June 10 – meet at the Mahone Bay Waterfront, for a run along the Adventure Trail
  • July 8 – meet at the YMCA, for a run along the Y’s Halloween Fun Run route
  • August 12 – meet at the LCLC, for a run on the Centennial and LaHave River Trails
  • September 9 – meet at Tim’s in Lunenburg for a run on the Back Harbour Trais
  • October 14 – meet at Crescent Beach for a run on the LaHave Islands
  • November 11 – meet near 720 LaHave Street for a run along the Centennial and LaHave River Trail. You’ll have time to get to a Remembrance Day service or loop your run to the service at Veterans Memorial Park!

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive details about each run and sign up for the Facebook page for notifications and inspiration.
It’s FREE!

District Welcomes Off Highway Vehicle Pilot Project - press release available here

For information contact Laura Barkhouse, Trails and Open Space Coordinator at 541-1352 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.