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Student Summer Employment – SEED

Summer Student Employment – SEED Grants “The Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program provides an access point for services related to summer employment. These services include familiarizing students with the labour market information as well as providing resources that lead to a connection with potential employers and equip students with work experiences for successful entry… Read more »

Council Meeting Date Change for August

The Regular Council Meeting for August has been changed. The meeting will be on Monday, August 28th, 2017, at 6:30 pm, at the Dorchester Veteran’s Community Center, 4955 Main Street, Dorchester, NB. Sorry for any inconvenience.

17th Annual Sandpiper Festival

Big plans are underway for the 17th Annual Sandpiper Festival this year! This event will be bigger than ever before as we will also be welcoming a number of dignitaries to our little Village for the Regional New Brunswick Day Celebration! Click here to view the full schedule of events. Check out this new event, an… Read more »

The Sandpipers have arrived!

The staff at the Johnson’s Mills Shorebird Interpretive Center are already enjoying the spectacular aerial acrobatics of the 10,000 semi-palmated sandpipers that have arrived so far (as of July 24th)! We expect thousands more and will attract bird watchers/lovers and visitors from all over the world. It’s quite the sight to see, so come out… Read more »

Shiretown Days Festival 2017 Thank You

The Shiretown Days Festival is now over for 2017, but we’d like to thank the Westmorland Historical Society for securing a major grant that allowed it to be a bigger and better event than ever! From the ‘tried and true’ events such as the Firefighter’s auction and pancake breakfast to brand new ones such as… Read more »

Shiretown Days Festival 2017

Mayor and Council of the Village of Dorchester invite you to enjoy our annual Shiretown Days Festival, June 8th-11th, 2017. Enjoy the hospitality of our people as Shiretown Days promises to be bigger and better than it has been in years. This is made possible with the assistance of the Westmorland Historical Society who are… Read more »

Council Meeting Minutes Posted

Visit the page Council Meeting Minutes under Village Municipal Hall to view the minutes of the Regular and Special Meetings of Council for 2015 and 2016. **Please note that Minutes are not posted until they are approved by Council.  The information is not the official version of these documents.  The Municipality will make every reasonable… Read more »