Howie Dunbar new police chief in Westville

UPDATE with comment from Coun. Charlie Sutherland WESTVILLE – Town council has approved its new police chief. Staff Sgt. Howie Dunbar was named to the post at council’s regular meeting on Monday. His appointment is effective on January 1, 2020. He will replace Don Hussher, whose term officially ends on December 31. Acting Mayor Lennie...

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Man accused in Westville altercation makes first court appearance

WESTVILLE  – The man accused in the altercation that took place at the White Tail pub has made his first court appearance. Timothy Martin, 43, of Westville appeared in court on  Jan. 17. He was charged with aggravated assault and released on a recognizance to appear again in Pictou Court on Feb. 4 at 9:30...

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Altercation at pub leads to investigation

An altercation at a Westville pub is what led Westville Police to barricade the entrance on Wednesday. At approximately 9:33 p.m. on Jaunary 15,  Westville Police were called to the White Tail Pub & Grill on South Main Street in Westville. An altercation had taken place with a 60-year-old male victim receiving serious injury. The...

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Police presence at Westville business

Police are not saying yet what necessitated a police presence and police tape preventing people from entering the White Tail Pub and Grill in Westville. But today, yellow police tape prevents patrons from entering the location on Main Street. More details will be posted as soon as they are available....

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Police warn of counterfeit money

Westville Police are warning the public of counterfeit Canadian dollar bills that are showing up. One was found on Spring Garden Road this summer and one recently showed up in circulation within the past two weeks. The bill is printed on plain photocopier paper and has no hologram on the bill. A solid grey blotch...

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Mother, son, pets perish in Westville fire

A man and his mother, along with three family pets, perished in a house fire in Westville in the wee hours of Canada Day. On Sunday, July 1st at approximately 12:20 a.m. Westville Fire Department responded to a structure fire on South Main Street. Westville Fire Department was assisted by Stellarton and Alma Fire departments...

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