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Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:00 AM

Listen to Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources on Morning Talk each Wednesday at 9:05. Click HERE for our online player. Click HERE for our direct player.
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 10:45 AM

Listen to Oxford Mayor Greg Henley on Morning Talk every Wednesday at 10:45. Click HERE to listen to our online player. Click HERE to listen to our direct player.
Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:00 AM

Listen to Murray Scott, Mayor of Cumberland County, on Morning Talk every Thursday at 9:05. Click HERE to listen to our online player. Click HERE to listen to our direct player.
Thursday, February 22, 2024 1:00 PM

Walk and Talk is held every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Bingo is held at the Wentworth Recreation Centre every Thursday at 7 PM.

Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:00 PM

Listen to Saturday Night in a Harbour Town, traditional East Coast Music, with Eric MacEwen, Saturdays at 8 pm. Click HERE for our online player. Click HERE for our direct player.
Sunday, February 25, 2024 2:00 PM

Join Hope Centre Zoom-in for a live Q&A about the morning message at Hope Centre Online. Zoom-in is held every Sunday at 2 pm. Click HERE to join.

Sunday, February 25, 2024 2:00 PM

Listen to a replay of Saturday Night in a Harbour Town with host Eric MacEwen, every Sunday at 2 pm on. Click HERE for our online player. Click HERE for our direct player.
Monday, February 26, 2024 8:00 PM

Pickleball and Basketball played every Monday from 8 to 9 pm at the OREC gym in Oxford. Click HERE for details.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:00 PM

The Oxford Seniors Club (31 Ellis Street) will host a Coffee House from 1 to 3 pm every Tuesday. All Are Welcome.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 6:00 PM

Women's Pickle Ball is played every Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

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New Development Director in Cumberland
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New Development Director in Cumberland

Glen Boone is experiencing a homecoming of sorts as he joins the Municipality of Cumberland as its new director of development and planning.

Boone worked as a development officer for the municipality between March 1988 and March 1991 and was also a property mapper with the Nova Scotia government, based in Amherst, from 1997 to 1999.

He comes to the municipality with more than 30 years experience in administration, business development, and municipal planning in both the government and private sectors.

Boone comes to Cumberland County from the federal government, where he was the director of real estate Atlantic for the Canada Lands Company after spending several years as director of cargo and real estate development at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

He took the helm of the newly-created Department of Development and Planning on March 6th. He is responsible for permitting and inspection, land-use planning, economic development, climate change, and tourism.

The new director says, “This is an opportunity to get back to a little more of the grassroots of development and planning” Boone added, “Cumberland County has changed much since my first tour of duty and I’m looking forward to be part of a growing municipality.”

Boone said his previous experience in the municipality and his familiarity with the region will prove helpful on the job. In his previous positions with the municipality and the provincial government in land information he gained a lot of knowledge of the communities and their diversity.

He’s very excited to be part of what’s becoming a very strong team within the Municipality of Cumberland that has included the addition of a new director of finance, a new director of protective services as well as other positions. 

Boone said he’s learned a lot from each position he’s held during his career. He says, “I’ve been very fortunate in that I’ve worked for a lot of very good mentors. Even in the latter part of my career I still try to learn from every opportunity.”

The county’s CAO says, “The creation of the new department of development and planning and Glen’s appointment to the director’s role are important milestones as we continue to implement the recommendations from the Clear the Deck initiative.” Greg Herrett added, “Glen’s diverse background and experience in these areas will serve us well moving forward. We are excited to welcome him to our group.”

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