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University of Waterloo graduate student Saveena Patara gave a presentation to the Town of Shelburne Community Economic Development Committee Monday. Her research project about how climate change might affect the tourism industry in South West Nova Scotia is part of a broad project by twenty-one researchers from universities in Nova Scotia, PEI, Ontario, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
The Council for the Municipality of the District of Shelburne approved their 2013-14 operating, reserve, and capital budgets at a meeting Monday. According to a news release, Council was able to balance the investment in strategic priorities with the current tax rate.
The Shelburne Farmers Market debuts its fifth season Saturday, on June 15, this year at the Guild Hall on Maiden Lane. The market will be open from 9 am to 1 pm every Saturday to the end of October.
Market organizers believe the Guild Hall and neighbouring Market Square, a bustling commercial and social venue in the film The Scarlet Letter, will prove to be a fitting home for a modern market that honours the wisdom and values of the past.