Fire razes home in Trenton

Trenton Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Monday. Trenton Fire Department, New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services with the assistance of Westville Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Main Street Trenton at approximately 9:45 a.m. Main Street Trenton was closed to traffic for several hours. The house was vacant at […]

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STELLARTON – Four adults escaped unharmed but lost most belongings in an overnight fire that caused extensively damage including most of the roof collapsing on an older two-storey duplex here. Disaster volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross have arranged emergency lodging through the weekend plus food, winter clothing purchases and other basics for a woman […]

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Truck fire

No one was hurt when fire destroyed a pickup truck late Monday morning. Jimmy Wright owns the truck that was parked in front of his garage. He was intending to back it into his garage to change a light bulb but he smelled something and coasted the vehicle away from the garage when it caught […]

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Fire destroys mobile home

CENTRAL CARIBOU – A fire destroyed a mobile home along the Central Caribou Road this (Thursday) morning. The dwelling’s occupants got out safely while the Caribou District Fire Department and four other departments were at the scene. Caribou District responded at 9:35 a.m., Chief Robert Weaver said. Pictou District RCMP responded at about 9:45 a.m. […]

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Twin Turple brothers built boats

I have taken much pride in sharing information about the various boats my father had built and raced during his lifetime. My father, however, was not the only Turple to build boats. Boat building was in the Turple blood for many years. I have done research as far back as possible and have discovered that […]

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Fire damages Stellarton home

STELLARTON – A man and his five-year-old daughter have been displaced by a fire early Wednesday afternoon that damaged an older, two-storey house in Stellarton. They are staying with nearby relatives for now and have been helped by Canadian Red Cross volunteers with emergency purchases of clothing, some other basics, and a comfort toy for […]

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