Stanstead needs new work­ers

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peo­ple re­tires, are called to bet­ter jobs, the town of Stanstead is in a crush worker wise right now, fill­ing jobs right and left. Lat­est to is the town clerk, Catherine Beau­doin, who has been called to the res­cue in Wot­ton, closer to her home­town of As­bestos. This town is now in a messy sit­u­a­tion, some­how their taxes have shot up by 26%. All at­tempt at keepin her in town failed at the meet­ing, even of­fer­ing her the crown of Miss Stanstead. Coun­cil con­grat­u­lated her for what she did in the few months that she was with us. A new build­ing in­spec­tor has been hired and will be on post in mid March.

The web site will be re­done at a cost of $9,000 by the same firm that does the one in Ayer’s Cliff.

Manoir Stanstead is get­ting the last in­stall­ment of its five year credit to the amount of $25,000

Christo­pher Good­sell con­tract as fire chief has been re­newed.

In a mod­i­fi­ca­tion of the zon­ing plan­ning, the Derusha project on Rail­road, near the Tomi­fo­bia River can now ac­cept du­plexes.

The will be an en­dure and 4wheeler event later this sum­mer, coun­cil has ap­proved the de­tails, next step is the

Com­mis­sion de Pro­tec­tion des Ter­res Agri­coles ad­min­is­tra­tive tri­bunal, not known for its speed.

And fi­nally, it brought dozens to the meet­ing, “weary, feel­ing small, tears in their eyes, will coun­cil dry them

all.”, to para­phrase Simon and Gar­funkel. And it did, the lit­tle bridge, fac­ing trou­ble wa­ter, will sur­vive. It should re­open in late May, the work will cost $46,000. It seems that it was not de­signed to sur­vive win­ter…

Photo Stanstead Jour­nal

Mayor Du­til and Gen­eral Direc­tor Karine Duhamel and de­part­ing In­terim Town Clerk, Catherine Beau­doin.

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