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Water Service to North Side Restored

Please be advised that the North Side residents now have water service restored. The major leak in the main line was repaired by Public Works. Should you find dirt in your lines, please run until clear. Thank you for your patience!
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Water Turn Off – North Side – November 22

Notice: Residents from Whitehorn’s Hill to end of Wild Cove, and all side streets including Back Harbour, Path End, Sunset Crest, etc., can expect a water turn off now and for the remainder of the day as Public Works repair a major leak off of Main Street on the North Side of Twillingate. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Water Service Interruption for Path End, Paradise & Wild Cove Residents

Notice: Tuesday, November 22, 22: Please be advised that Public Works are currently working on a leak repair in the Path End, Pardise and Wild Cove area of Twillingate on the North Side. Residents in this area can expect interruptions in water service off and on today while the leak is located and repaired. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please share!
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Dementia Friendly Communities – Information Session

Please join us as we learn about dementia and ways we can work together to make Twillingate more Dementia Friendly. This session is open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be served. No registration required. For more information, contact Candi Card by email or phone: candi.card@centralhealth.nl.ca / (709)884-4245.
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Tourism Experience Enhancement Fund

The Tourism Experience Enhancement Fund is designed to provide financial assistance to further support commercial tourism and hospitality operators to recover from the challenges of the pandemic and to support their efforts in enhancing experiences that reflect the Newfoundland and Labrador tourism brand, and drive resident and non-resident visitation and spending. The program provides a non-repayable contribution of up to 50 percent of eligible costs, up to a maximum amount of $25,000. Please click on the below link for more information. Tourism Experience Enhancement Fund – Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation (gov.nl.ca)
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Job Opportunity – CEEP

The Town of Twillingate has received Community Enhancement Employment Program funding and is seeking workers.  The expected project start date is to be determined. These positions pay minimum wage. Workers must be currently unemployed to be eligible to work on the project.  (NOTE: part-time, casual and call-in applicants are not eligible) Workers must provide ALL previous Record(s) of Employment when trying to secure a job on this project. Copy of My Latest Claim Form from “My Service Canada Account.” Workers must have a minimum of 20 prior hours to be eligible. Individuals must qualify for EI by the end of the project. Furter information regarding EI eligibility is available from Service Canada. Please include a resume, listing your work history/skills. Deadline to apply:  November 15, 2022, 4:30 pm. For more information, or to apply, please contact: Ph#: 709-884-2438 or Email: thelma.rideout@townoftwillingate.ca or Drop in to the Town Council Office.
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Garbage Collection – November 11th

All garbage for the Town of Twillingate will be collected on Thursday, November 10th. Normal collection for Twillingate on Friday, November 11th, will be picked up on Thursday, November 10th, 2022. Please have your garbage out by 8:00 am. Thank you!
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Communities Supporting Communities

The South West Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador are dealing with the terrible effects of Hurricane Fiona. Areas are devastated and communities are in shock. Our Mayor Justin Blackler, having lived and raised his family in the area, has very close ties to the communities affected. He and his family are reaching out to anyone who would like to help. Donations of clothes, cleaning supplies, pet supplies, personal hygiene, etc. can be dropped off to their home at 12 Woods Street, Twillingate. There are bins in the garage. These items will be transported to the west coast later in the week.
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Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival

2022 Festival Schedule Published – Tickets On Sale Now Tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival. This year’s event offers a lineup of presenters, including legendary comedian and actor Greg Malone, filmmaker and digital storyteller Roger Maunder, interdisciplinary designer and educator James March, and award-winning photographer Ting Ting Chen. The festival spans four days, from Thursday, September 15 to Sunday, September 18, 2022. Unscripted Twillingate: Digital Arts Festival | (unscriptedfestival.com)
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