AGB rocks the vote!

Last Friday, A.G. Baillie Memorial School’s Beverly Fielding’s 2/3 French Immersion class learned the importance of the federal electoral process. Fielding said, “We studied the parties and their platforms. We learned about who is on the ballot. They also learned about the voting process, for example spoiled ballots. The take away for them is the...

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Fire fighters ‘fit’ for competition

Three Pictou County fire fighters can be proud of their performances in the Scott Firefit Challenge hosted by Cobequid Fire last weekend. Westville training officer Bill Chace finished with a time of 4:29.11 and Westville fire fighter Shaun MacLaughlin finished in a time of 4;17:39 while Stellarton’s Nathan Smith came just short of finishing. Chace...

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Fire fighters conduct emergency drill

Low water levels in town prompted the Pictou Fire Department to hold an emergency training drill Wednesday. Deputy Chief Jason MacLeod said typically, Pictou fire fighters rely on the town’s municipal water system via hydrants strategically located on the streets within the town. However, on Aug. 1, the Town issued a Water Conservation Order to...

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Three local fire fighters off to Scott Firefit competition

Three Pictou County fire fighters are about to compete in what is often called the toughest two minutes in sports. Stellarton fire fighter Lt. Nathan Smith along with Westville fire fighters Lt. Shaun MacLaughlin and Training Officer Bill Chace will be competing in the Scott Firefit Challenge hosted by Cobequid Fire 2019, on Saturday in...

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