Water Shut Off – Harbour Rock Hill to Burnt Head Road (west access)

On Wednesday, June 26, 2019 starting at 9 a.m.

There will be a water shut off from Harbour Rock Hill to Burnt Head Road (west access) to repair a leak in the main water line.

Water service will be reinstated as soon as possible.
Those in the area should expect the water to be off for most of the day.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Downtown Revitalization Project Detour Update- Thursday, June 13, 2019

Here is your update for tomorrow, Thursday, June 13th.

Bannerman Street will be open.

At the beginning of the day, the detour will be located at Pike’s Lane. As they finish up work and move along Water Street they will open up Adelaide Street.

O’Donovan’s Lane will be closed all day tomorrow.

Clients of Medical and Physical Therapy Supplies Ltd., can notify the flagperson who will help them reach the business.

Thank you for your continued patience,

Downtown Revitalization Project Detour Update – Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Construction crew will be working at the intersection of Bannerman Street and Water Street. Therefore, Wednesday, June 12th, Bannerman Street will be closed to traffic.

The detour will be located at Musgrave Street. A flagperson will be at the detour and local traffic will be allowed thru.

Also the construction crew will begin removing curb and sidewalk starting around the Railway Station and moving forward to Bannerman Street along Water Street. Due to this, in the morning, there will be a detour at Pike’s Lane until the crew have moved past Adelaide Street. As they move along Water Street to Bannerman Street detours will change.

Downtown Revitalization Project Detour Update- Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11th
For Tuesday, June 11th, there will be a detour at Pike’s Lane as Adelaide Street will be closed during parts of the day. A flagperson will be set up at Pike’s Lane. Access to Princess Sheila Theatre, Town Office, and Busy Hands Arts & Crafts will be available via Water Street. Flagperson will allow local traffic thru at Pike’s Lane detour.

Additionally, there will be a flagperson stationed just past Bannerman Street heading west. Detour at Bannerman Street.

 

Thank you! Annual Carbonear Clean Up Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Annual Carbonear Clean Up Day this Saturday.

There was a fantastic turnout as we cleaned up our community.

We’d also like to thank the Carbonear Volunteer Fire Department, the 589 Air Cadets and the Carbonear Special Events Committee.

It took many hands to help clean up during the Annual Carbonear Clean Up Day but every day we should strive to keep our community clean!

Thank you!

It’s Environment Week this week!

It’s Environment Week this week!

Everyone can take action to help preserve, protect and restore our environment.

Carbonear Annual Clean Up Day is coming up this Saturday, June 8th!

Please keep in mind when cleaning up to not disrupt animals in their natural habitat. Our trails crew started this week. Check out the photos of some of the nests that they have come across while working on the trails.

Every action, no matter how small, can make a big difference in helping our environment!

If you, your family, your community group, or your business can spare some time on Saturday – please stop by the Conception Bay Regional Community Centre on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to pick up gloves and garbage bags and help us clean up Carbonear!

REMINDER! Annual Carbonear Clean Up Day! Saturday, June 8th 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

REMINDER!

This Saturday, June 8th, we encourage all businesses, residents, schools, and community groups to participate in the Annual Carbonear Clean Up Day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

For kids 13 years and younger, there will 2 gift certificates valued up to $250 towards a new bike and helmet to be won! Thank you to the Town of Carbonear Special Events Committee for donating the certificates!

To register your name or group and area – please stop by the Town office.

See you on Saturday!

DA SHED PARTY: The Town of Carbonear Special Events Committee proudly presents, for the the FIRST time, Da Shed Party in Paddy’s Garden!

DA SHED PARTY: The Town of Carbonear Special Events Committee proudly presents, for the the FIRST time, Da Shed Party in Paddy’s Garden!

Chance to WIN YOUR OWN SHED from Hindy’s Carbonear Home Hardware with the purchase of an advanced ticket (limited number sold)

Featuring The Navigators with opening act The Aldermen

Tickets $20 until July 10th, $25 at the gate – Tickets on sale soon!

Be sure to LIKE Carbonear Special Events Facebook page and SHARE!

Downtown Revitalization Project Update: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Good morning!

Construction crew are continuing work at the intersection of Bannerman Street & Water Street.

Access to Water Street via Bannerman Street is closed.

Traffic travelling west on Water Street will continue to be detoured via Musgrave Street.

Please note: if you would like to access businesses on Water Street from Musgrave Street to Bannerman Street – local traffic can.

Notice: Temporary Interruption of Water Services – Thursday, May 22nd, 2019

Notice:
Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019, there will be an interruption in water services from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the following areas on Water Street:
From Bannerman Street west to Busy Hands Arts and Crafts – (Southside of the street or ocean side of Water Street)
Both sides of Water Street from Bannerman Street to Bond Street.

 

Invitation to Tender: Columbus Drive Infrastructure Improvements, Part A- Road Segment 1

Invitation to Tender: Columbus Drive Infrastructure Improvements, Part A- Road Segment 1

Closing Date: June 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. NDT

To be addressed to Brad Reinhard at Harbourside Transportation Consultants Office on behalf of Brian O’Grady, Town of Carbonear.

Tender documents may be obtained electronically from Harbourside by contacting Brad Reinhard by phone 709-579-6435 or email:  [email protected]

 

Tender listing can be found here:

Tenders

Downtown Revitalization Project Update: Victoria Day Weekend

As of noon on Friday, May 17th, 2019 Water Street is open.

Construction crews will return to the site on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7 a.m. to continue work.

Expect detours on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019. Access to Water Street via Bannerman Street will be closed as crews work in that intersection.

Downtown Revitalization Update – Friday, May 17th, 2019

Tomorrow construction crews will be continuing work between Adelaide Street and O’Donovan’s. Reminder on Friday’s the construction schedule is 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

As it is a holiday weekend, and we expect more traffic on Water Street, construction crews will spend some time levelling out the road to open at noon.
Construction crews will finish up at noon on Friday, May 16th and will be back on site on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 (Monday is a holiday).

Downtown Revitalization Project Phase One Update: Detour Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Good Afternoon!

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 16th, 2019 crews will be continuing work on the section of road from O’Donovan’s Lane to Bannerman Street.

They will need to close off Bannerman Street access to Water Street.

The following detour will be in place tomorrow:

Traffic will continue to be detoured at O’Donovan’s Lane.

Traffic heading west on Water Street will have to detour at Musgrave Street.

Local traffic only from Musgrave Street to Bannerman Street.

We appreciate your patience.

Downtown Revitalization Project Update: Detour Map for Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Water Street will be closed between O’Donovan’s Lane & Kim’s Lane. Therefore access to Water Street from both O’Donovan’s Lane and Kim’s Lane will be closed.

Local traffic to businesses on the west side of construction (from Bannerman Street direction) can do so thru the Bannerman Street barricade. The Flagpersons will be allowing local traffic thru to businesses.

Please see detour map below for updated detour map.

Thank you for your continued patience & support.

Proclamation: CMHA Mental Health Week May 6-12th

Proclamation declaring the week of May 6-12th as the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Mental Health Week.

The CMHA Health Week promotes mental health awareness across Newfoundland and Labrador through activities and events.

Construction crews are working in a couple of areas this morning in Carbonear Monday, May 6th, 2019

Construction crews are working in a couple of areas this morning.

Crews are digging at the intersection of Bannerman Street and Water Street. Therefore, traffic is detoured up Bannerman Street.

More digging is happening between Adelaide Street and O’Donovan’s Lane. Therefore, for a portion of the day, traffic travelling east on Water Street will be detoured thru Adelaide Street. We will update once this portion of the street is open.

Welcon Construction is continuing work on Crossroads Bridge. Crossroads Bridge is closed to traffic.

Thank you for your patience during these projects!

Detour Notice for Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The construction is moving along on Water Street. Crews are finished up removing asphalt from the road to begin underground work on sections of the street.

Digging will begin on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 in front of the Carbonear Railway Station. The first section will be from the area in front of the Carbonear Railway Station to Adelaide Street.

Therefore, there will be detours on Wednesday.

Traffic will be detoured to Pike’s Lane and be able to access Water Street through side streets ie. O’Donovan’s.

The map illustrates the detour and the portion of the road closure.

Green fencing has also been posted to provide pedestrians with walking access as the work continues.

Apply to the Town of Carbonear Green Team!

Students!

Apply to join the Town of Carbonear Green Team this summer!

Applications can be found at www.ccnl.ca

Submit completed applications and resumes to:

Email: [email protected]
Mail/In person: Suite 103, 10 Austin St., St. John’s, NL A1B 4C2
or
Fax: 709-729-7270

Deadline to apply is May 14th!

Cheque Presentation Heart & Stroke Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador

Cheque presentation from the 13th Annual Claude Garland Memorial Mayor’s March to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador today.

Thank you to all the volunteers who continue to make this annual event a success!

(Picture from left to fight: Deputy Mayor Chris O’Grady, Judy Howlett & Charlotte Steeves Heart & Stroke Foundation, Cairine Garland, Betty Powell, Mayor Frank Butt)

 

Winners of the Town of Carbonear “Snow and Cheer” Winter Carnival Photo Contests:

Winner of the Town of Carbonear Winter Carnival Slogan Contest:  “Snow and Cheer”  Benjamin Soper

Winners of the Town of Carbonear Winter Carnival Photo Contests:

Photo Contest Winners:
Ben Shortt, Best Dressed Snowman
Ben and Noah Preston, Family Fun Photo
Lori Reynolds, Best Wintry Scene
Min Su running in the snow – Best Winter Pet Photo
submitted by Melissa Harrison

 

Winter Carnival 2019 Photo Contest

Get those cameras clicking and send us your best winter photo taken during 2019. There are three categories: Best Winter Scenery, Best Winter Pet Photo and Best Family Fun Photo. Pictures can be dropped off at the Town Council Office or emailed to [email protected] Winning Photos will be posted on the Town’s website. No professional photos please. Judging will take place February 20. Photos must be pertaining to Carbonear and may be used for promotional purposes throughout the year.

Annual Youth to Teen Art Contest

Annual Youth to Teen Art Contest

Hosted by Ocean View Art Gallery & Michelle’s Fine Art & School
195 Water Street

You can bring your Art to enter the Art Contest.
Prizes Awarded.
** Clearly LABEL ART and include Phone number**
Deadline to enter is February 20.
All winning entries will be displayed at Ocean View Gallery during Winter Carnival Week until March 2