Mum’s the word on ma­jor An­napo­lis County an­nounce­ment

Sig­nif­i­cant news to be shared on Dec. 8

Annapolis Valley Register - - FRONT PAGE - BY LAWRENCE POW­ELL THE SPECTATOR BRIDGETOWN, N.S.

Mum’s the word on a ma­jor pro­ject in An­napo­lis County, but The Spectator has learned it will mean po­ten­tially 100 well-pay­ing jobs, will in­volve 600 new res­i­dents to the county, and in­ject mil­lions of dol­lars into the lo­cal econ­omy.

It’s not a ma­jor manufacturing plant, not a call cen­tre, not a big­box store, and not a con­ven­tion cen­tre - although af­ter the ini­tial start it will con­tinue to in­ject mil­lions into the lo­cal econ­omy an­nu­ally for decades to come.

Res­i­dents won’t have to wait too long for the de­tails. A pub­lic meet­ing is set for Dec. 8 at the Bridge- town Re­gional Com­mu­nity School at 1 p.m.

A spokesper­son for An­napo­lis County said the pro­ject will likely also ne­ces­si­tate new busi­ness star­tups, cause ex­ist­ing busi­nesses to flour­ish, and home sales and rentals to in­crease.

On its web­site the county de­scribes a ‘ma­jor con­cept and devel­op­ment’ but did not give de­tails. The spokesper­son said the im­pact of the devel­op­ment will af­fect all as­pects of the An­napo­lis County com­mu­nity, and could be a boon to lo­cal farm op­er­a­tions, lo­cal mar­kets, but at the same time have a ma­jor so­cial and di­ver­sity ben­e­fit.

The pro­ject will also in­crease the tax base, boost tourism, and in­crease An­napo­lis County’s and Nova Sco­tia’s in­ter­na­tional pro­file.

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