News and Notices
News and Notices
The Glovertown Recreation Commission will be hosting the 2013 Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Monday, December 9, 2013 starting at 7:00 PM. The tree will be located as always just south of Glovertown Irving. We invite you and yours to join us for this special occasion. See you there!
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....
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...
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...
The Glovertown Gardens Arena, has announced the Public Skating schedule for the 2013/14 season.
Saturdays - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Admission: Students - $2.50; Adults - $3.50; Family rate $6.00
The schedule for general skating may change depending on special weekend events throughout the arena season. Please call the Arena @ 533-3090 to check if times have shifted.
Skate sharpening is available at the rink. Cost is $4.00.
Glovertown Fire & Rescue will be hosting their Annual Harvest Sale on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The sale begins at 9:00 AM at the Fire Hall. If you whave any items you'd like to donate or to make a contribution, please contact any member of the Fire Department.
Glovertown Fire & Rescue would like to extend their thanks in advance for your support.
Town of Glovertown - Public Notice
Glovertown Town Council has received an application from Redmond and Kevin Gordon to develop and operate a ten (10) unit RV-Trailer Park at 181 Main Street North.
To accommodate the development of the RV-Trailer Park, the Town of Glovertown Municipal Plan 2010-2020 would need to be amended.
Any persons who feel they would be adversely affected by this development, should the application be approved, must outline their concerns to Council, in writing, on or before 3:00 PM Tuesday, October 15, 2013. You can drop off a...
Results of Polling Station at Advance Poll
Candidates # of Votes
Arnold, Craig 67
Burry, Tina 48
Glover Delage, Delilah 19
Kelly, Richard (Dick) 55
Paul, Jesse 49
Perry, Gerald 45
Smart, Chantal 51
Sparkes, Drexel 29
Sweeney-Janes, Sue 49
Results of Polling Station at Lions Club (Central)
Candidates # of Votes
Arnold, Craig 276
Burry, Tina 216
Glover Delage, Delilah 115
Kelly, Richard (Dick) 193
Paul, Jesse 170
Perry, Gerald 152
Smart, Chantal 201
Sparkes, Drexel 175
Sweeney-Janes, Sue 237
Results of Polling Station at Town Hall (North)
Candidates # of Votes
Arnold, Craig 141
Burry, Tina 131
Glover Delage, Delilah 124
Kelly, Richard (Dick) 106
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.
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...
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...
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,...
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....
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 »