News and Notices

News and Notices

Mar 28

Public Notice - Bakery on Station Road

Town Council has received an application from Mrs. Emily Dobbin to operate an in-house bakery (customer orders only) from a dwelling located at 28 Station Road, Glovertown.

Any persons who feel that they would be adversely affected should this application be approved must express their concerns to Council, in writing, by no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Glovertown Town Council

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Mar 19

Glovertown Centre Plan - Update


The Town of Glovertown and its partners CBCL Limited are pleased to announce the Public Events Schedule for the Glovertown Centre Plan Design Week. We invite you to come and share your vision for the Town Centre with the Project Team during the following times:

Public Open House: Tuesday, March 25; 7-9 PM @ Town Hall

Public Drop-in Session #1: Wednesday, March 26; 12-1 PM @ Town Hall

Public Drop-in Session #2: Wednesday, March 26; 5-6 PM @ Town Hall

Public Drop-in Session #3: Thursday, March 27; 12-1 PM...

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Feb 25

Warming Centre 50/50

The Alexander Bay Lions Club will be holding a 50/50 draw to raise funds towards the creation of an emergency warming centre. Tickets costs $2.00 each, with a maximum prize payout of $5000.00. The prize will be drawn on April 28, 2014.

The emergency warming centre initiative is supported by the Alexander Bay Lions Club and its partners:

Town of Glovertown

Town of Traytown

Alexander Bay 50+ Club

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Feb 18

2014 Municipal Taxes

The Town of Glovertown has released its tax rates for the year 2014. You can view all our tax rates by clicking this link.

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Feb 13

Public Notice - Steve Cooney

Glovertown Town Council has received an application from Mr. Steven Cooney to erect a residential seniors complex at 181 Main Street North.

Any persons who feel they would be adversely affected, should this application be approved, must express their concerns, in writing, to Glovertown Town Council. The deadline for written expressions of concern with this application is Tuesday, February 18, 2014 @ 3:00 PM.

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Feb 10

2014 Winter Carnival

Glovertown Recreation Commission are pleased to announce the start of the 2014 Winter Carnival. This year's festivities will be held from Monday, February 10 to Sunday, February 16, 2014. There are a number of annual events and activities, Please keep an eye on this space for updated information on the Winter Carnival schedule.

2014 Winter Carnival Schedule - updated February 10, 2014

Monday, Feb. 10 - Snowmobile/ATV parade around the bay, starts at 7 PM, start point is central boat launch; fireworks to follow parade at the boat launch; moose burgers and pop sold on-site by Bonavista Bay Search and...

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Jan 03


Glovertown Shipyard sent along the following notice for residents of Glovertown and surrounding communities:

Please be advised that the icebreaker will be at Glovertown Shipyards between Monday January 6, 2014 and Friday January 10, 2014. There will an open channel created between the Shipyard and the Tickle. Please use extreme caution and be aware of open water near this area of the Tickle.


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Nov 29

Updated Arena Schedule

Some of the dates for weekend events at Glovertown Gardens Arena have changed since our page was last updated. You can check out the updated event schedule by visiting the arena page on our website.

Also, the Wednesday night Men's shinny group is looking for more players. The last couple weeks have had anywhere from 8-12 skaters, and one goalie. The group is looking for another ten skaters and a goalie to fill out the ice and get a good weekly skate going. Cost is only $5 per night. It runs every Wednesday from 9:00-10:00 PM....

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Nov 08

Flat Stanley visits Glovertown

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Some of you may be familiar with the children’s book series Flat Stanley. Written by the late Jeff Brown in 1964, Stanley Lambchop is a young boy who was flattened when a bulletin board in his bedroom fell on him while he slept. “Flat Stanley” enjoys the perks of his new body, sliding under doors, acting as a kite, and most importantly, his ability to be folded up, placed in an envelope, and mailed to his friends.

The storybook took on a new phase in 1995, when a...

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Nov 01

House of Diamonds - November Events

The House of Diamonds Art Centre has a couple of ongoing projects they would like to share.

On November 16th and 17th the House will be hosting a beginners workshop in fly tying, with Jim Hayter from Gander coming out to teach two 8 hours sessions. Space is limited, and registration will be on a first come-first served basis. More information can be found by clicking this link to the event poster.

Also this month, the House of Diamonds, in association with local singer/songwriter Tony Mulrooney, are sponsoring an art contest to coincide with the release of Tony's album...

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Sep 17

Marina Winter storage

Glovertown Marina has announced that storage of vessels for the upcoming winter is available on-site. A 50 ton travelift is available to boaters interested in utliziing the storage space at Glovertown Marina.

For more information, including fees and costs, please contact Sam Butt of the Glovertown Yacht Club. He can be reached by phone at 533-2754.

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Aug 29

Diamond Dash 2013

The Fry Family Foundation, in partnership with the Town of Glovertown, welcome all walkers and runners in Glovertown and the central region to take part in the 7th Annual Diamond Dash X-country race.

This year's edition of the Dimaond Dash will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28th, 2013. The event begins at 12:00 PM with the non-competitive walk and run. Competitive races go later in the afternoon.

For further information on the 2013 Diamond Dash, please contact Laurie or Joanne at the Town Office. Full details on this year's event, including age groups and race day information, click...

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Aug 27

Relay For Life 2013

The 2013 Relay For Life will be held on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at Glovertown Academy. To enter a team or to get more information, please contact Beverly-Ann Pardy @ 533-2433.

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Jul 24

Glovertown Marina Grand Opening

This Friday, July 26, 2013, the Glovertown Yacht Club is holding the Grand Opening of the Glovertown Marina. A number of activities are planned for this event to inaugurate the facility. This event is open to the public, so drop by and see what's going on at our local Marina.

A parade of boats will leave the Marina at 10:30 AM. Boats that are not from the Marina are welcome to join the parade, meeting at the Breakwater. The barbecue will start at 1:00 PM, with hot dogs and refreshments provided. The Opening Ceremony will take place starting at 2:00...

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Jul 23

Alexander Bay Days Festival 2013

Glovertown Recreation Commission is proud to announce the schedule of events for the 2013 Alexander Bay Days Festival. This year's festival runs from Thursday July 25th to Sunday July 28th, with lots of fun activities for all ages.

July 25th - Thursday
7:00 PM Music & Friends - Lion's Club, Station Road
Tickets: $10.00 each, available at Town Office or from Rec. Commission members
- Local entertainers, desserts, tea/coffee, 50/50 draw, door prizes

July 26th - Friday
7:00 PM Opening Ceremonies - Glovertown Softball Field
Admission: Adults - $5, Children under 12 - $2
Greetings from MHA Sandy Collins,...

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May 09

Fun Dog Show Results

2013 Crime Stoppers 2nd Annual Fun Dog Show Results

Glovertown Gardens - Sunday, April 28, 2013

Category:                      1st place                         2nd place

Cutest Outfit:                 Jake Dalton                    Clarabelle            

Tallest Dog:                   Nala                               Jake Arnold

Tiniest Dog:                   Clarabelle                       Tinkerbell            

Longest Stay:                 Mr. Jones                       Sisko

Longest Dog:                 Nala                               Jake Arnold

Shortest Tail:                 Chaos                            Brooklyn

Most Creative Trick:        Sisko                             Jake Dalton

Waggiest Tail:               Jake Dalton                    Surrey

Audience  Favourite:       Fenwick                          Clarabelle

Loudest Bark:                Surrey                            Mr. Jones            

Most Adorable:              Clarabelle                       Skittles

Judges’ Favourite:         Clarabelle                        Zhaar

Best in Show:                Clarabelle                        Nala


Thanks to the volunteers who helped make this such a successful afternoon.


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Jan 09

ACOA Funding Awarded

The Town of Glovertown is proud to announce ACOA funding has been awarded to do some much needed renovations to Ken Diamond Memorial Park. Under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, the town has accessed one third of project costs, estimated at $56 000 dollars.

Funds will contribute to the purchase of materials for the upgrade of KDMP's trails and features, including new benches and signage; labour costs for three temporary employees; and general supplies and rentals.

The project is expected to be completed by August 2013. For more information on this project, please Read More »

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