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Jul.05/24 Retirement of Westville Police Chief Howard Dunbar Chief Howard Dunbar has advised the Westville Police Commission and Town Council of his decision to retire effective July 5, 2024. It is with a combination of happiness for him and sadness for the residents of Westville that the Commission and Council have accepted his decision. Chief Dunbar has dutifully served the residents of Westville for over 40 years, the last 5 years as Chief. Details
Oct.19/24 Municipal Elections October 19, 2024 The Returning Officer which will manage the elections for the 6 municipalities in Pictou County is now open by appointment. If you are interested in running for office in the Town of Westville, please contact Returning Officer Josephine MacDonald by email at returningofficer@munpict.ca or by phone at (902) 759-1652. All voting for the election will be electronic. Details
Jun.30/24 Pictou County Transit Starting Monday June 17th, Pictou County Transit will be expanding to Westville. The schedule is attached, but may change slightly as the route is driven with passengers. $5 provides you with a day pass that will allow you to ride all day for the Stellarton – New Glasgow loop. The bus stop signs are now in place at Porters Lane, the Post Office and the Town office. Details
Jun.28/24 Planning Advisory Committee Member The Town is looking for a passionate community member to help shape the future direction of the Town by joining the Planning Advisory Committee. Meetings are typically held the 3rd Wed of the month and members serve a 2 year renewable term. The committee gathers information and advises Council concerning planning and development related to the Town. See document for more information. Details
Jun.30/24 Street and Sidewalk Paving The list of streets and sidewalks that are scheduled to be paved this year are as follows: Streets: Greenhithe Street, Elizabeth Street, Porter's Lane, Acadia Street, and Ballarat Street Sidewalks: College Street, Spring Garden Road Please note we do not have control over when they will be done or in what order. Details
Oct.15/24 Burn Safe 101 We are in wildfire season and starting to have warm, dry weather that makes the risk of wildfires very high. We are asking Nova Scotians to do everything they can to prevent wildfires from starting in the first place. Details