Amby Heighton remembered for police, community service

STELLARTON — Amby Heighton’s passing has prompted tributes from those, including Stellarton Mayor Danny MacGillivray. Former town police chief Ambrose James ‘Amby’ Heighton, who served on the town’s police force for 44 years, died on October 21. He was 69. MacGillivray said, “The town is very sad to see his passing. He recalled when he...

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Stellarton council makes ‘emotional’ decision to cease rink operations

In almost two decades on town council, Garry Pentz has never made such an emotional decision. Until March 11. That’s the date that Stellarton town council made the decision to cease operations of the Stellarton Memorial Rink, effective March 31. “I’ve been sitting on council for 17 or 18 years and we’ve had a lot...

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