To continue its long-running and ongoing effort to enhance and upgrade Woodstock’s downtown waterfront, the town and the provincial government announced plans to equally share the costs of the $700,000 Town Square refurbishment project.
“Today’s announcement marks the next critical step in the revitalization of our downtown core,” said Woodstock Mayor Arthur Slipp during the funding announcement in Woodstock council chambers Monday, Sept. 26. “Our recent municipal plan determined that infrastructure upgrades would be required to ensure that the central business district remained vibrant and strong.”
The province, through the Regional Development Corporation (RDC), and the town each committed $350,000 to the project.
New Brunswick Public Safety Minister and Carleton MLA Bill Hogan attended the announcement on behalf of Environment and Climate Change Minister Gary Crossman, the minister responsible for the RDC.
Hogan, who served on Woodstock…