60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
Emergency After Hours Tel: 902-543-5142

Volunteer Recognition -- 2019

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The Town of Bridgewater is seeking nominations for Representative, Family and Corporate Volunteer Awards.  Deadline is January 25, 2019.

For complete information, including application/nomination forms, please visit: https://www.bridgewater.ca/town-services/parks-recreation-a-culture/volunteer-recognition.

RFP2018-09 Sale of Property at 93 Dominion Street

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RFP2018-09
Sale of Property at 93 Dominion Street
PID 60029758

The Town of Bridgewater is offering for sale, the land and building at 93 Dominion Street, Bridgewater, NS. The PID is 60029758.

Proposal packages will be available from the Town of Bridgewater’s Finance Department located at 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Technical questions and viewing requests may be directed to Graham Hopkins, Inspections and Facilities Manager at 902-541-4370 or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sealed proposals must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 and clearly marked “RFP2018-09 –

Sale of Property at 93 Dominion Street” to the following address:
Town of Bridgewater
Attn: Annalise Wentzell, Purchasing Coordinator
60 Pleasant Street
Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9

The highest or any proposal will not necessarily be accepted.

Town of Bridgewater Legistlative Advertising

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PUBLIC NOTICE – TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER LEGISLATIVE ADVERTISING

The Town of Bridgewater has recently changed providers for print advertising related to legislative changes, public meetings, and other items that the Town is required to advertise in print media under the Municipal Government Act.

Going forward, the public may find such required advertising published in SaltWire Network print productions, including the South Shore Breaker and/or The Chronicle Herald.

Thank you for your attention to this matter and we invite you to share this message.

Sale of Surplus Equipment -- Tender#18-11F

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TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER -- TENDER #18-11F

SALE OF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT

FOR THE COMPLETE DOWNLOADABLE PDF, PLEASE CLICK HERE

The Town of Bridgewater has identified the following surplus items:

Viewable at the Fire Department - 81 Dominion Street:

During the Hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

  • • Unifire Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan, with 20" blade
  • • Sharp Photocopier
  • • Cordless Drill, portable ground lights & impact rapid charger
  • • Assortment of portable radios
  • • Scanner
  • • Fuji film camera
  • • Canon IP1500 printer

Viewable at the Public Works Garage - 134 St Phillips Street:

During the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (please see PW Forman)

  • • five (5) vehicles
  • • an assortment of grade rings, couplings, etc

Viewable at the Water Treatment Plant - 50 Century Drive:

Please contact Nicholas Denaro at 902-521-6088 for viewing arrangements

  • • 1 Armstrong Pump (New) - 318 GPM at 143 feet TDH, Model #4X X8 4280 series, SR #770317
  • • 1 used 5’ aluminum storage box
  • • Various power boxes
  • • US Filter Polyblend model #SP60101157
  • • New wallmount computer storage unit

Viewable at the Bridgewater Town Hall - 60 Pleasant Street:

During the Hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

  • • 1 Car Cover
  • • Hand sanitizer drip trays
  • • 3 blackberry smart phones
  • • 1 flip phone
  • • 1 iPhone Otterbox Defender case

For a complete list of items for sale, please see the Tender document for submission which is available at the Town Office, 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS or on-line at www.bridgewater.ca . Please note that minimum bids may apply and are noted on the Tender Submission Document.

Sealed tenders must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 and be clearly marked “Tender #18-11F - Surplus Equipment” to the following address:

Town of Bridgewater

Attn: Annalise Wentzell, Purchasing Coordinator 60 Pleasant Street

Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9

Items are being sold “as is, where is”. The highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.

Winter Parking and Snow Removal

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Although the Town of Bridgewater does not have a winter parking ban, motorists are reminded that in accordance with Section 139 of the Motor Vehicle Act, no person shall willfully park or leave standing a vehicle, attended or unattended, on a street or part thereof which interferes or obstructs snow removal during or after a snow storm, or in any way obstructs winter maintenance, i.e. salting. Such vehicles will be towed away at the owner’s expense.

Further to Section 318 of the Municipal Government Act, snow cannot be plowed across any streets or onto public sidewalks. Snow shall be stored on the property being cleared or hauled away and dumped in an approved location.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO GROUPS/ORGANIZATIONS CONSIDERING APPLYING FOR TOWN GRANT

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This is a notice to all groups and/or organizations considering applying for grants from the Town of Bridgewater for the remaining 2018/19 fiscal year.

As of August 13, 2018 all funds in the town’s 2018/2019 Grants to Organizations account have been expended.


Effective immediately, there will be no further acceptance of applications for grants for the remainder of this fiscal year (to March 31, 2019).

Big Ex Parade Map 2018

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The Town of Bridgewater wishes to advise motorists that during the Big Ex Annual Parade, many of the streets in the central west side of Bridgewater are closed to through traffic furing the parade, Tuesday, 24 July 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  pdf See Parade Route here (370 KB)

The streets will open after the parade passes. During the parade, motorists are advised to take the alternate route: Victoria Rd.; William Wile Rd,; Century Dr.; Route 3 - Dufferin St.; or Jubilee Rd. to avoid delays and / or gain access to your destination.


Larry Feener, P. Eng.
Town Engineer/Traffic Authority

Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve on Committees

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The Town of Bridgewater is seeking interested individuals, with a willingness to offer his/her time, knowledge, and suggestions/ideas, to serve on various committees of the Town.  The committees currently seeking citizen representation are:

- Audit Committee
- Canada Day on the LaHave Committee
- Christmas on the LaHave Committee
- Bridgewater Active Transportation Committee 
- Bridgewater Museum Commission
- Bridgewater Board of Police Commissioners
- Public Service Commission of Bridgewater (water utility for the Town of Bridgewater)


If you are interested and would like to learn more, please click on this link  www.bridgewater.ca/town-council/committees-of-council  and you will be taken to the committees section of our website.

The Application Form for the Audit Committee, Museum Commission, the Canada Day on the LaHave Committee,Christmas on the LaHave Committee, and PSC of Bridgewater can be downloaded by clicking pdf here.  (42 KB)

The Application Form for the Bridgewater Active Transportation Committee can be downloaded by clicking pdf here (398 KB) .

The Application Form for the Bridgewater Board of Police Commissioners can be downloaded by clicking pdf here (205 KB) .

The 2016 Canadian Census

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The 2016 Census is coming!

Canada’s next census is being conducted this month.

Early in May, census packages will be delivered to households in Bridgewater and right across Canada, providing residents with the information they need to complete their questionnaire online or on paper.

Completed questionnaires will provide valuable information that will be used by all levels of government to make decisions about your neighbourhood and community. Information obtained through the census is needed to plan services such as child care, schooling, family services, housing, public transportation and skills training for employment.

Every person, young and old, must be included in the 2016 Census.

For more information about the 2016 Census, visit www.census.gc.ca.

Facade Public Info Open House

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There will be an Information Meeting held on Thursday, May 5, regarding the Town of Bridgewater’s newly announced commitment to the creation of a Façade Improvement Program.

The meeting will take place beginning at 8 a.m. and run until 10 a.m. in the Committee Room of Town Hall, located on the second floor at 60 Pleasant Street in Bridgewater.

Recently, Bridgewater Town Council endorsed the concept of a Bridgewater Façade Improvement program, designed to augment buildings in the King Street Architectural Control Area, located in the community’s downtown core.

Pending Council’s official budget approval for the project in May, the program will be administered and overseen through the formation of a Façade Improvement Society. The Society’s Board of Directors will be responsible for reviewing applications and selecting the projects that best fit the objectives of the program.

Anyone with questions about the Façade Improvement Program or an interest in serving on the Society’s Board of Directors is encouraged to attend the meeting.

Important Notice re: Change to Water Accounts

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At the September 8, 2011 meeting of the Public Service Commission of Bridgewater, in accordance with the rules and regulations as approved by the NS Utility & Review Board, a motion was made "that no new accounts in the names of tenants be opened and all new accounts in the name of tenants be converted to accounts in the names of the owners of the properties by March 31, 2013".

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M.A.P. - The MUNICIPAL ALCOHOL PROJECT

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The M.A.P. refers to the Municipal Alcohol Project.  It is an innovative project designed to understand and illuminate alcohol related harms in three Nova Scotia municipalities who have offered to participate in the study.  The Town of Bridgewater is one of the three municipalities.  The Project was undertaken with assistant from the Town of Bridgewater, Town of Antigonish, Town of Wolfville, District Health Authorities 1,3, & 7, and the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness.  2 reports are now available for viewing.  One contains an overview of entire results, the second is specific to the Town of Bridgewater.  To take a look at the FINAL REPORT click HERE and to view the TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER'S REPORT click HERE.