VACANT PLACES: Repurpose downtown St. Stephen or tear it all down?

  Yesterday I toured my hometown to look for vacant spaces. I have always been interested in exploring potential development opportunities and was curious about what might exist in St. Stephen today. I have written about the decline of St. Stephen several times. … Continue reading

MEETING: St. Stephen citizens upset over possible demolition of old town hall

  Town council voted to demolish the historic town hall building after a report showed it needed $2M in repairs CBC News Posted: Feb 04, 2016 8:18 AM AT Last Updated: Feb 04, 2016 9:27 AM AT St. Stephen citizens … Continue reading

ISSUES: Heritage Demolition & the Betrayal of the Citizens of Charlotte County, NB

Heritage Demolition & the Betrayal of Community Reposted and begging the author’s forgiveness!! Hendrik Slegtenhorst / 8 August 2014 Heritage History of the Old Town Hall, St. Stephen, New Brunswick The St. Stephen Post Office, which was used as Town … Continue reading

POLLUTION: It’s been 8 years and St. Stephen is still polluting the St. Croix River -Time for action has passed.

The St. Croix Estuary Project, an Atlantic Coastal Action Program organization, first identified dangerous levels of pollution in 2004 and each succeeding year tracked the improvements, if any, at a set of established sites from St. Stephen to St. Andrews. … Continue reading

EXPLORE: The rejuvenated Loyalist Cemetery in St. Stephen, NB.

  I visited the Loyalist Cemetery on King Street almost a decade ago and discovered to my sadness and amazement that it was overgrown, untended, and was missing many of the original stones. With the exception of a few stones at the … Continue reading