Dartmouth has a long legislative history, more than 110 years before Confederation. Several bills specify “Dartmouth Town”, “Dartmouth Township” or the “Dartmouth Town Plot” long before it was incorporated as such (Nova Scotia actively dissuaded local self government for much of its early colonial history.) …

Dartmouth in the Legislature 1757-1867 More…

Some Highlights: *Checks & Balances: Two Councillors for each ward* (Chapter 3)Dartmouth shall be a corporation consisting of three wards.Dartmouth shall be governed by a council, consisting of a Warden and six Councillors (two for each ward). *Checks & Balances: Quasi-term limits, staggered terms: Wardens …

1873: An Act to Incorporate the Town of Dartmouth More…

#Dartmouth outfielder Jake Sanford has been selected in the 3rd round, 105th overall in the #MLBDraft by the New York Yankees. That’s the highest a Nova Scotian has ever gone in MLB Draft history! Jake Sanford makes me Dartmouth proud, how about you? ♥️⚾💪

The following excerpts are from “Survival of an African Nova Scotian Community: Up the Avenue, Revisited” by Adrienne Lucas Sehatzadeh, 1998. An incredible resource of the Black history of Dartmouth that is certainly worth your time to read. “The part of Crichton Avenue above Lyngby …

The Avenue More…