Forest fire season begins April 18

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The 2022 forest fire season in New Brunswick begins on April 18 and ends Oct. 31. Anyone igniting a Category 1 fire (fires with a diameter of three metres or less) should ensure burning is allowed in that area. This can be done by calling the toll-free burn line at 1-866-458-8080 or…

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Move clocks ahead, change smoke alarm batteries on March 13

New Brunswickers are reminded to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms as daylight time begins this weekend. Clocks must be moved forward one hour as of 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13. “Functioning smoke alarms save lives,” said provincial fire marshal Michael Lewis. “By having properly installed, working smoke alarms in…

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Fall Clean Up (White Goods Collection) October 21

The Fall Clean Up for the village of Blackville will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021. This collection will include yard waste (boxed, bagged or tied in three foot length bundles); stoves, refrigerators, freezers, barbecues, bicycles, beds, mattresses, furniture, dryers, air conditioners, scrap metal, etc. Items should be left at your curb by 6:00am,…

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