Village Staff make every effort to check for burnt-out street lights and report them to NB Power. However, if you notice any that are out or flickering, please contact the Village Office and advise of the exact pole location.
The Village Office Staff is responsible to assign civic numbers to new homes being erected in Village limits. These numbers must be assigned using 911 standards. Once assigned, 911 is advised; they in turn enter in their system and notify Canada Post who assigns a postal code. This process can take weeks – so if you require a civic number, please call the Village Office as soon as possible. We need to know the lot location, PID #, location of the house on the lot and location of the driveway.
Building permits are required for any construction and renovations and are issued by the Southeast Regional Service Commission 506-382-5386 . Applications are available at the Village Office or by visiting:
Southeast Regional Service Commission
1234 Main Street, 2nd Floor Suite 200, Moncton, NB E1C 1H7 http://www.nbse.ca/planning/
The Village of Hillsborough is currently using the services of the SPCA to provide Dog Control. You can report stray dogs or report complaints to the Village Office at 734-3733. If you need to reach an animal control officer (for dogs only) outside of regular business hours, you can call 506.857.8698 (ext. 106) or 506.961.0991. You may leave a message at either of these numbers and someone will return your call as soon as possible.
Dog Tags are available for purchase beginning January 1 to March 31 each year. Dog tags MUST be purchased by March 31st each calendar year; failure to purchase tags by March 31 may result in issuing a fine for non-compliance. Dog tags can be purchased directly at the Village Office. To purchase a dog tag, you MUST have proof of current rabies vaccination (proof is the paperwork from the administering Vet).
Dog Owners – please remember to pick up after your dogs when you are out walking on Village streets and trails, as per the Stoop & Scoop Bylaw.
The Village of Hillsborough is very proud of the volunteers who completely make up the 30 member department. The Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Department is very well equipped with four fire trucks (two tankers & two pumpers) and one rescue and equipment van, as well as off-road rescue equipment. Other rescue equipment including portable pumps, air breathing apparatus, air bags and the jaws of life. Various members of the department have completed Firefighter level 1 and 2 courses offered by the International Fire Service Training Association.
The Volunteer Firefighters send copious amount of time and effort in promoting fire safety in the community. Each year during Fire Prevention Week in October, the members host an open house at the fire hall and host tours of the fire hall. The youth love the opportunity to explore the fire trucks and have their pictures taken wearing firefighting gear. If you are interested in joining the Volunteer Fire Department team, please contact Fire Chief Glen Northrup at 506-734-7005.
After school program for youth ages 10 & up. Summer programs, PD school days, etc. Look for us in our new location at 61 Academy Street. For more information, contact Chelsey or Ashlei at 506-734-2606.
Law enforcement in the Village of Hillsborough is contracted to the RCMP. Administration for the Hillsborough force is carried out in the Riverview Detachment. For non-emergency inquiries. to report an accident or crime, please call the Riverview Detachment at 506-387-2222. If your situation requires immediate attention, please call 911.
The Village of Hillsborough is fortunate to have the benefit of services of a full-time family physician located on Main Street, Hillsborough.
The Albert County Heath & Wellness Center is pleased to offer lab services in Hillsborough at 2908 Main Street. Lab services are offered Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30 am – 11:30 am. Walk in services; must bring Medicare Card & lab requisition. Lab Specimen Drop Off offered Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am – 11:30 am; must bring Medicare Card & lab requisition. For more information on this service please contact Phyllis Hudson at 882-3100.
Ambulance service for the Hillsborough and outlying areas is provided by Ambulance NB. To ensure quick response, the ambulance is stored at an office within the Village between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm; after that, coverage is provided by a roaming ambulance. The paramedics also provide coverage at local events upon request.
Household waste is collect by Miller Waste Systems. Household waste must be separated into three bags: blue transparent bags for Recyclables, green (certified compostable or transparent) bags for Organics and clear transparent bags for Garbage. Household garbage is collected on Thursday mornings and must be curbside by 7:00 am, but not prior to 7:00 pm on the preceding day. For more information on garbage separation, please visit: https://eco360.ca/
Special Waste Collection days will be posted our this website and posted in a Village Newsletter.
The Hillsborough Public Library may be one of the smallest in the Province, but don’t let size deceive you. It is a beehive of activity. This small library services all of lower Albert County, and more books per capita pass through these doors than any other library in the Region. Children flock to the popular youth programs such as Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for the Literacy Express Program, Summer Reading Club, Lego night, etc. Visit today to see which Book Clubs are happening and other adult programing such as Craft hour, computer classes, etc. Area residents are able to browse books & extensive DVD collections, surf the web, access wifi and more.
Visit the library and say hello to the acting Library Manager, Victoria Stroud & Welcome John Marcoux as the Summer Reading Club Leader for 2017! Come see John to register the kids for the Summer Reading Club & pick up a schedule of upcoming events!
- Sunday & Monday CLOSED
- Tuesday 10 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm
- Wednesday 10 am – 12 noon & 1pm – 5 pm
- Thursday 1 pm – 5 pm & 6 pm – 8 pm
- Friday 10 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm
- Saturday 10 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm
Hillsborough is home of the TIGERS! Caledonia Regional High School (caledonia.nbed.nb.ca) and Hillsborough Elementary School (hillsboroughelementary.nbed.nb.ca) are staffed by over 50 school staff and educate over 500 students.
To learn more or to get involved with the Hillsborough Elementary Home & School Association, please visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/305816972813017/
Visitor Information Center
The Visitor Information Center is open seasonally (shoulder season – part time, staffed by volunteers) for tourists & full time during July & August. The VIC is located at 2861 Main Street next to the Artisan Village. 506-734-2240
If you are interested in volunteering at the Visitor Information Center for the 2017 Fall Season, please contact the Village Office at 506-734-3733.