Archive for June, 2016

Canada Day 2016

Canada Day 2016!
List of Events:
11:00 a.m. Parade
The parade will start at the Green Moose Interpretation Center, stop at Roddickton House for the cake cutting and proceed to the Playground.
1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for best decorated bike/stroller. All children taking part will receive a gift certificate for a free ice cream.
12:00 p.m. Ceremony at the Playground
Join us for local music, refreshments, hot dogs, hamburgers, face painting and games!
In the event of rain, celebrations will be held at the Arena.
Funded by Government of Canada!
For more information, call the Town Office at 457-2413. Residents are encouraged to decorate their homes.
Fête du Canada 2016 !
Liste des événements :
11:00 a.m. Parade
Le défilé commencera au Centre d’interprétation vert Moose , arrêt à Roddickton Maison pour la coupe du gâteau et passer à l’ aire de jeux.
1er , 2ème et 3ème prix pour le mieux décoré vélo / poussette. Tous les enfants participant recevront un certificat-cadeau pour une crème glacée gratuite .
12:00 p.m. Cérémonie au Playground
Rejoignez-nous pour la musique locale , des rafraîchissements , des hot-dogs , des hamburgers , du maquillage et des jeux!
En cas de pluie, les célébrations auront lieu à l’aréna.
Financé par le gouvernement du Canada !
Pour plus d’informations , appelez le bureau municipal au 457-2413. Les résidents sont encouragés à décorer leurs maisons .

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Reminder the following boil order is still in effect.
The Municipality of Roddickton-Bide Arm has issued a Boil Water Advisory
for Roddickton (1 – 21A Circular Drive) as of June 23rd, 2016
The boil water advisory has been issued for the following reason(s):
D1 – Water distribution system is undergoing maintenance or repairs
Consumers are advised to bring water that you might ingest to a rigorous rolling boil for one (1) minute.
For example, boil water used for:
 drinking
 brushing teeth
 making ice
 cooking
 washing fruits and vegetables
 making coffee/tea and other hot drinks
 making juice from concentrate and powders
 making infant formula and cereal
For further information about the Boil Water Advisory, please call:
Municipal office: Government Service Centre: Regional Health Authority:
NOTE: If using a home water treatment unit (e.g. filter), please read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

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Water Shut Off/Boil Order

The Town will be repairing a water leak located near Arch Simms residence tomorrow, June 23, 2016. The water will be shut off at 7:00 am from Arch Simms to Thomas Hancock and from Eugene Humby residences. Residents are asked to be prepared that the water will be gone until dark. After the water is back, a boil order will be in effect for this area. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Water Boil Order Lifted



The Boil Water issued on June 8th for Major’s Street from Lumberjacks, not including Lumberjacks, to the old Government wharf,Circulator Road, Harbour Drive and all roads in between has been lifted as of June 20, 2016.

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Registration for swimming lessons will take place at the Green Moose Interpretation Centre/ Town Office at the following times:

  • Monday, June 13 and Tuesday, June 14 from
  •                              8:30 am – Noon, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 15 from 8:30 am – Noon
  • Cost: $ 25 per child and $ 15 for each additional siblings plus $ 3 per session.
  • Booklets of 8 tickets are available at a cost of $ 20 which can be used for lessons or general swim.
  • Swimming Lessons are on a first come, first service bases.

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Update on the water break on Major’s Street…The water break was repaired last night. Unfortunately overnight another water leak sprung in the same area. The Maintenance staff are working to repair the second leak.

The water will be shut off in around 10:30 am from Lumberjacks, not including Lumberjack’s to the old Government Wharf, Circular Road, Harbour Drive and all roads in between. At this point no time frame is available. Sorry for the inconvenience this will cause. Please help spread the word.

Thank you for your patience.

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Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm

Invitation to Rent 

The Town is inviting interested parties to submit a quote to rent the gift shop area located at the Green Moose Interpretation Centre for July and August 2016.

Interested parties must submit the quote along with the proposed use for the space by June 20, 2016 at 4:00 pm.


Quotes can be submitted to:

Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm

P.O. Box 10

Roddickton, NL

A0K 4P0

or in person at 81 Major’s Street.

Council does not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any quote.

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