A new flagpole on the waterfront, Brown Street clock makeover, and upcoming Frost Park Fountain upgrades highlight recent beautification projects.
Thursday, September 26th, 2019 - Yarmouth, N.S. – Visitors and residents may have noticed several recent improvements in Yarmouth’s downtown. Earlier this summer, the Town of Yarmouth was one of twenty-seven communities to receive beautification project funding.
Three projects to enjoy the funding include the construction of a new flagpole on the waterfront, a much-needed makeover of the Brown Street clock, and construction of the concrete walkway beneath the recently unveiled Sara Corning statue.
The waterfront flagpole on the public wharf behind the Killam Brothers building desperately needed replacement. The original pole made by AF Theriault Boatbuilders was breaking apart and had
The flagpole also received funding from the Yarmouth Rotary club, who
The Brown Street clock on Main Street at the top of the Brown Street parking lot received a full makeover. The funding provided a full restoration with new wood shingles and a vibrant paint job.
Funding also went toward funding the concrete walkway that now holds the statue of Sara Corning unveiled on September 14th in a memorable ceremony.
The next project to enjoy the funding is the Frost Park fountain. The centerpiece of the park needs both cosmetic and mechanical work. Beginning October 1st, town staff will make welding repairs that involves taking the fountain apart in sections. Waterline repairs will