Town of 






Bishop’s Falls

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

 

Nestled in the heart of the Exploits Valley, Bishop’s Falls is an ideal home base while you explore the scenic Exploits Valley and the surrounding coastal communities. Icebergs, whale watching and scenic fishing communities are all within an hour drive of our town.

This summer come visit our beautiful town

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Could an Ambulance or Fire Truck locate your home easily?


Does your house have the correct Civic Address on the front?


Are the numbers visible from the road?





FALLSVIEW FIGURE SKATING CLUB


Presents


Disney On Ice

Annual Ice Show - 2015


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Pat O’Reilly Memorial Stadium

Bishop’s Falls, NL

Doors Open at 6:00 pm

Start Time:  6:30 pm


Admission:  $5.00

Children 3 and under Free





EXPLOITS RIVER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY


On March 19, 2015, the Town hosted a second public meeting on the Exploits River Development Strategy.  Click HERE for the power Point presentation that was delivered by TRACT Consulting.  The strategy is an important initiative that will help frame Bishop’s Falls as a unique and desirable angler and tourist destination.  If you didn’t get a chance to attend the public meeting and would like to provide feedback, send us an email at info@bishopsfalls.ca before March 27th, 2015.  We look forward to receiving your comments/suggestions/opinions.





CRAFT FAIR



The next Craft Fair is scheduled for:


April 18th, 2015

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lion’s Club

80 Main Street


Please come check it out; each month there will be some new vendors, food services for vendors and visitors, and much, much more. 

View pictures of the February Craft Fair below:


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General Labourer Position Available.


See Tenders Jobs and Notices for details




Safety Advisory


Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, is advising residents that it will be lowering water levels through Bishop’s Falls by four feet starting on February 9th, 2015.  People crossing the river upstream of the dam should take notice of the ice conditions as they may become unstable as a result of the lowering of the water level.  Residents should exercise extreme caution.  This condition will exist until all ice has gone out of the river.  For more information about snowmobile, ATV and winter safety visit - http://www.hydrosafety.ca





Sort It Central - Recycling and Garbage Program


By now all households should have received an information package from Central Newfoundland Waste Management (CNWM) regarding the launch of the curb side recycling and garbage program for Central Newfoundland.  The package contains very useful information and the guide should be kept for future reference. 


The Program Launch Date is March 2, 2015 with full mandatory compliance expected by March 31, 2015.  For further details please contact CNWM at 709-653-2900, info@cnwmc.com or www.cnwmc.com






At a Public Council Meeting held on January 20, 2015, Councillors were pleased to present Certificates of Appreciation to Sarah Ward, Miss Bishop’s Falls; Lacey Street, Little Miss Bishop’s Falls and Dawson Snow, Little Mr. Bishop’s Falls for the Excellent Job they did representing our Town in 2014-2015


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ITS YOUR TOWN

NAME THAT STREET


If you have any suggestions for existing and/or future street names based on town history, or just a name that you find fun and fitting, please submit to: 


Town Hall - 445 Main Street

Call - 258-6581

Email:  sheila@bishopsfalls.ca




2015 MUNICIPAL BUDGET


The Bishop’s Falls Town Council adopted the 2015 Budget (and policy) during the Public Meeting on December 16, 2014.  See the Municipal Budget Page for more information.




TOWN LOOKING FOR CASUAL EMPLOYEES


see details under Jobs and Notices




2014-2015 STADIUM SCHEDULE



Click here for the 2014-2015 Stadium Schedule.  To book ice time please contact 258 5451.