Public meet­ing Wed­nes­day night on Carbonear ho­tel pro­posal Com­mu­nity cal­en­dar

The Compass - - Editorial - Ed­i­tor@cb­n­com­ Cal­en­dar is a com­mu­nity ser­vice of­fered by The Com­pass to pro­vide non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tions with space free-of-charge to pro­mote their meet­ings and com­mu­nity events. We re­serve the right to edit out ticket prices, ad­mis­sion fees, and a

Res­i­dents will have their say this week on po­ten­tial changes to Carbonear’s mu­nic­i­pal plan and de­vel­op­ment reg­u­la­tions which, if en­acted, would al­low for con­struc­tion of a ho­tel at Crocker’s Cove Point.

The public meet­ing will take place Wed­nes­day, July 5 at the Con­cep­tion Bay Re­gional Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, start­ing at 7 p.m.

Coun. David Kennedy in­di­cated at the June 19 coun­cil meet­ing that coun­cil was just about ready to sched­ule a public meet­ing to dis­cuss the amend­ments. One would re­zone a 2.97-hectare area from con­ser­va­tion to res­i­den­tial medium den­sity. The other would in­clude ho­tels as a per­mis­si­ble use for land zoned res­i­den­tial medium den­sity.

Kennedy said the de­vel­oper for the pro­posed ho­tel met with the town the pre­vi­ous Thurs­day. It was found “there was enough in­for­ma­tion to present to the com­mu­nity,” he said. That in­for­ma­tion will likely in­clude a con­cept draw­ing of the

July 13

Port de Grave crab din­ner

St.Luke’s A.C.W. Port-de-Grave will be hav­ing their an­nual crab din­ner Thurs­day, July 13 at 5:30 p.m. For reser­va­tions call Eleanor at 7866608 or Mona at 786-3900.

Aug. 6-12

Come Home Year New Per­li­can

Cel­e­brat­ing Come Home Year in New Per­li­can. For de­tails con­tact the Town of New Per­li­can at 5832500.

Aug. 21-27

Old Per­li­can Cel­e­bra­tions

A week of events and ac­tiv­i­ties. Visit www.towno­fold­per­li­ or the Face­book page for the events sched­ule. struc­ture.

The pro­posed ho­tel will con­tain ap­prox­i­mately 45-50 rooms. No in­for­ma­tion has been shared pub­licly about the build­ing’s foot­print or its de­sign.


Carbonear Le­gion chase the ace

At the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Carbonear, ev­ery Satur­day, 11 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. with the draw tak­ing place at 9 p.m. For info call 5963691.


New Hope Al-ANON

Meets ev­ery Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre in Carbonear, at 46 Pow­ell Drive. A 12-step re­cov­ery pro­gram for rel­a­tives and friends of al­co­holics.

Wed­nes­day NAR-ANON

The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion NAR-ANON Fam­ily Group of­fers a 12-step pro­gram de­signed to help rel­a­tives and friends of ad­dicts re­cover from Re­ac­tion to the pro­posal so far has been mixed. Many peo­ple have in­di­cated the ho­tel would be great for the town’s econ­omy and serve as a new at­trac­tion the ef­fects of their ad­dic­tion. We al­ways main­tain per­sonal anonymity. Meet­ings Wed­nes­day nights, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre, 46 Pow­ell Drive, in Carbonear. For in­for­ma­tion, call 786-1797 af­ter 5 p.m.

Mu­seum and gallery

The Road to Yes­ter­day Mu­seum and the Christo­pher Pratt Gallery in the Cable Build­ing, Wa­ter Street, Bay Roberts, will be open daily from 12:30-5:30 p.m. July 3-Aug. 31. This sea­son we have new art­work by Mary Pratt, Ge­orge Nose­wor­thy, Gary Kennedy and other promi­nent artists, as well as up­date mil­i­tary and phar­macy ex­hibits. for Carbonear. Oth­ers have ex­pressed con­cerns about traf­fic and pedes­trian safety for the area, which is en­tirely res­i­den­tial. Sev­eral peo­ple who wrote to the town high­lighted

Fam­ily Wor­ship Cen­tre ser­vice time change

Start­ing, Sun­day, June 25, church ser­vices at the Fam­ily Wor­ship Cen­tre in Har­bour Grace will be held at 6 p.m. un­til fur­ther no­tice. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Pas­tor White at 596-5426.


New­found­land and Labrador Laubach Lit­er­acy Coun­cil is of­fer­ing an op­por­tu­nity to im­prove read­ing, speak­ing and com­pre­hen­sion (in English) in a con­fi­den­tial and con­ve­nient way from home for FREE us­ing the TOTI Vir­tual Teach­ing pro­gram. Reg­is­tra­tion open across New­found­land and Labrador but spots are lim­ited. For more in­for­ma­tion the nat­u­ral beauty of the point and its at­trac­tive­ness to hik­ers, bird en­thu­si­asts and berry pick­ers. email laubach@nf.aibn. com or call 709-634-5081.

Qalipu mem­ber­ship

Have you been turned down for sta­tus with the Qalipu First Na­tions Band? If so, con­sider join­ing the Mi’Kmaq First Na­tions As­sem­bly of New­found­land as we fight this de­ci­sion. Con­tact us at 1-709-3886362 or check us out on our web­site­


A date for a public meet­ing is in place con­cern­ing amend­ments to the mu­nic­i­pal plan and de­vel­op­ment reg­u­la­tions that would pave the way for a ho­tel in Crocker’s Cove, Carbonear.

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