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News & Events
Residents who wish to cast their ballot for the May 10 municipal election prior to election day and the advance polls, can do so by using a special ballot available at any municipal returning office. The nearest ones are in Woodstock at the Masonic Lodge located at 211 Neilson Street or at the Perth-Andover Motor Inn located at 560 Route 190 in Carlingford.
Candidates for Mayor are:
Karl Curtis (incumbent)
Candidates for Ward 1 Bristol are:
Daniel Guest (incumbent)
Candidates for Ward 2 Florenceville are:
Dan McCarthy (incumbent)
David Trafford (incumbent)
Nancy Whyte-McCauley (incumbent)
You can continue to apply for a vote-by-mail package either by using GNB's online portal, or by downloading an application and submitting it to their local returning office.
All mail-in ballots must be brought back to the returning office from where they were issued before 8 p.m. on May 10.
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For accurate and up-to-date information on the Coronavirus, please visit the provincial and federal government websites:
Click HERE for the most up to date regulations for each Recovery Level.
Click HERE for a Federal and Provincial resource summary from MP Richard Bragdon as of May 15, 2020.
Click HERE for a Federal and Provincial programs summary and contact information for the various agencies as provided by the Province of New Brunswick as of April 1, 2020.
Help line established to assist people in self-isolation:
The provincial government has partnered with the Canadian Red Cross to support New Brunswickers affected by the requirement to self-isolate. This service is available to all residents and visitors.
The Canadian Red Cross can assist people in accessing a wide range of supports and services. People who have issues or concerns should call 1-800-863-6582.
A toll-free information line and email address have been set up by the Province to help answer non-health related questions, including questions about compliance with the state of emergency. The number, 1-844-462-8387, is operational seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concerns about workplace safety should continue to be directed to WorkSafeNB at 1-800-999-9775.
As restrictions change regarding which types of businesses may remain open, any clarifications needed should be addressed to the Business Navigator Line at 1-833-799-7966.
Patient Connect NB is a provincially managed, bilingual patient registry for New Brunswickers without a family doctor.
Registration on this site also helps determine which communities have a need for additional family doctors, so it is important to be registered to ensure doctor recruitment needs are met in our area.
New Brunswickers without a family doctor can register with Patient Connect NB and will be assigned to a doctor on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Click HERE to register online or if you know of someone who does not have access to internet, they can contact our office at 392-6013 to get registered.
The Northern Carleton Civic Centre (NCCC) has reopened to the public as long as we are in either the Orange or Yellow Phase. The Town Office located at 19 Station Road remains open to the public. Please follow the posted safety protocols when entering. Per the province's directive, masks are required in all indoor public spaces. The Community Hall will start allowing some regular groups access starting May 2021, but remains closed for individual bookings at this time.
The West District RCMP are working diligently in our region to investigate and prevent crime. Below are several documents and website links to show how they are serving and protecting our community.
211 NB now accessible across the province
15 October 2020 News Release
FREDERICTON (GNB) – 211 NB, a free, bilingual, confidential resource to help New Brunswickers navigate the network of community, social, non-clinical health and government services was launched today by the provincial government in partnership with the federal government and the United Way.
Click HERE to view the full article.
The Friendly Calls Program provides regular, pre-scheduled calls to individuals who are feeling isolated due to the pandemic. The service is provided as a routine safety check and to reduce loneliness. In some cases staff and volunteers will connect callers with resources available to them in their community to further assist. This service is available to everyone over the age of 19 ( legal age of majority).
If you or a loved one are feeling isolated or lonely due to COVID-19, contact us at 1-833-729-0144 Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. AST to register.
Trained Red Cross personnel will then arrange to call you at regular mutually agreed times in English or French.
If desired, we can also provide contacts for other support services in your community.
Volunteers and staff are trained in a variety of areas including psychological first-aid to support themselves and others coping with the effects of emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing types of stress.
Town Council Meeting
Florenceville-Bristol Town Council meets the second Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is Tuesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. If you would like to attend, please contact Michelle Derrah at 392-6763 ext 200 for instructions on how to attend, as it may be in person or via Teams online.
If anyone would like to address Council at a meeting, please contact Michelle Derrah at 392-6763 ext 200 at least one week in advance to be added to the agenda.
The Town Office accepts payment by Visa, MasterCard, Discover and debit cards.