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Ambulance Service Notice
Mackenzie's Ambulance service requested the town's help in notifying all residents of the importance of knowing their street address and having it readily available to pass to the paramedics in case of an emergency. Many of the drivers are not familiar with the area and knowing the street address is essential in getting the paramedics to your home as soon as possible.

If you are unsure of your street address, please contact the town office, we can provide it to you.

Posted: June 6, 2017 9:31 pm NFLD

Water Thaw Up - Policy Change
Residents are advised that effective immediately, council has adopted a new policy for water thaw up. There will be a $25.00 fee per person/per hour charged to anyone needing the town's assistance in clearing frozen water lines. There will be a $25.00 fee per day for rental of water tanked used in thawing frozen water lines.

Posted: June 6, 2017 9:22 pm NFLD

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The Harvey Family Legend
Newfoundland DogIn 1828, the Harvey family, with the aid of their Newfoundland dog, "Hairyman", rescued 163 people from the sinking brig "Despatch", shipwrecked on the rocks off Isle Aux Morts. They made another daring rescue in 1838, saving 25 crew members from the Glasgow ship, the "Rankin". The present day Coast Guard Ship "Ann Harvey", is named in memory of the daughter of George Harvey who, while she was only 17 years old, assisted in these heroic deeds. [Read more]

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Public Notice Newsletter - April 2012


Some important information regarding the New Waste Management Program:
The program began on April 11, 2012.  The town’s garbage is now being picked up by the waste management committee and taken to the landfill site located near Cape Ray (Old Incinerator site).  This site is open Monday thru Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  All materials except tires and fluids can be taken to this site.

All residents are reminded that garbage pick-up in town starts at approximately 10:45 a.m. so garbage should be put out no later than 10—10:15 a.m.  If you DO NOT have a garbage box your garbage has to be brought to the curb.  The town council is not responsible for the clean up of any garbage that may be torn up by animals.  Residents are advised that garbage nets can be purchased at Land and Sea Outfitting in Port aux Basques.

Residents that have to move their boxes has been notified by the town clerk. 

During winter season a decision should be made early enough that a notice will be placed on the town’s website or you can call town office prior to putting out garbage.

Any further questions please call the town office.


Due to the changes with Waste Management, the following changes have been made to the annual heavy garbage clean-up.

Heavy garbage clean-up will be held from May 7 thru May 31.  At this time residents are asked to place all heavy garbage near there garbage box or on the curb.  Please remember waste materials place out for collection has to be boxed, bagged, or tied.  If garbage is not box, bagged, or tied it will NOT be collected.

There will be NO heavy garbage collection in the months of June to October as it was in the past.  Residents will be responsible to carry their own heavy garbage to the new Waste Management site located near Cape Ray.

Council will be hiring two employees for ONE week (40 Hours) May 14 to May 18  to clean up town properties, ditches, side roads, etc.  If you would like to apply for this position please send you resume to the town clerk no later than 12 noon, Thursday May 10, 2012

Residents are encouraged to clean-up around there property at this time.


The town of Isle aux Morts is currently in the process of putting together an Emergency Plan.
In order for this plan to work, help will be required from residents in town.  The following is a list of what will be needed during an emergency and if you can help in any way, please contact Lydia at the town office to have you name added.

Council is seeking help in the following areas:
** Medical – If you are a registered nurse or LPN and would like to help out in case of an emergency
** Equipment – if you have equipment such as generators, ATV’s, emergency lighting,  radios, heavy equipment
** Support Staff – Persons who are interested in providing meals, .running errands, helping seniors, moving people to a safe area, etc.

If you are interested in helping out with the emergency plan, or if you need more information, please contact the town clerk.


Over the next while, you will notice Street Signs going up in town.  These signs will help emergency vehicles that come into town and don’t know our area.

Please remember these signs are important to our town.  Council ask your support in if you see anyone damaging a sign please call the town office.  Anyone caught will be reported to the RCMP.


The Portable water dispensing unit that is currently under construction near the fire hall is scheduled to open the last week of May. Detail of daily hour of operation will be posted once the building is open to the public.

Residents are reminded that when using the building to fill their water jars, PLEASE DO NOT park in front of the garage door located on the Fire Hall.  This is strictly a NO PARKING area.  Anyone caught parking in this area will be reported to the RCMP.

Parking is permitted in front of the building and across the road at the new office parking lot.


The playground will not be opened until after the long  weekend in May.  There is a new slide to be added to the playground and the old slide currently on the playground will be removed.


The town is very pleased to announce the launch of their new website.  Visit us at www.isleauxmorts.ca.

Here you can find information regarding any upcoming events that will be held in town.  A great feature of this site is the option to enter your email address to subscribe to the town newsletter.  Through this option the town clerk will be sending out emails to all subscribers to notify them of any changes and important notices such as water shut off, etc.  You can also email the town clerk or CDA by accessing this site.

**For any information regarding any of the notices in this newsletter, please contact the town clerk at 698-3441 or email: townhalliam@nf.aibn.com.

Posted: May 3, 2012 8:17 pm NFLD

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History of Isle aux Morts
Isle Aux Morts has a rich maritime heritage of fishing and sailing with many tales of shipwrecks. For this reason the French named it "Deadman's Island". It is a town noted for its heroism and discovery. One of the first families who settled in the area in the early 1800s was the George Harvey family, well known for their heroic rescues. [More]

Posted: Feb 29, 2012 2:20 pm NFLD

Welcome to our new town website!
We hope this project will encourage residents, tourists and business associates to become more familiar with all the great qualities that our town and surrounding regions have to offer.

Posted: Feb 29, 2012 1:54 pm NFLD

Beautification of Our Community
Civic pride surrounding the appearance of our town, inspires greater population growth. It also triggers investment and jobs into our local economy. [Read Community Beautification Tips]

Posted: Feb 29, 2012 1:53 pm NFLD