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Police issue public safety warning for motorists on East Pictou County Highway 104

Pictou County RCMP wish to advise all motorist travelling on the 104 Highway between Broadway and Barney River Station to uses extreme caution due to black ice. Police report between 4 and 5 p.m. today they...
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Vehicles damaged after collision

NEW GLASGOW - Minor injuries were the result of a two-vehcile collision last week. On Friday, February 17, at approximately 4 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency...

Antigonish District RCMP requests public assistance to locate missing man

MONASTERY - Antigonish District RCMP are actively searching an area in Monastery after receiving a call at 9:30 a.m. Saturday of an abandoned vehicle on the East Tracadie Rd at Barrios Beach. Attempts to locate the...
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Two charged with possessing cocaine

KEMPTOWN - A man and woman were arrested and charged with drug possession following an incident that occurred February 18. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on hat day, Colchester District RCMP stopped to provide assistance to...
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Drive with care, police urge

This may sound like a skipping CD but the Pictou County region continues to be under a winter storm warning and police are urging motorists and pedestrians should walk/drive with caution. All schools in the...

Residents ply 44,000 kms

LISMORE — District 1 residents celebrated on Sunday after combining to complete more than 44,000 kilometres during their 2016-17 Winter Fitness Challenge. Mitchell MacDonald, who grew up in Ardness and was one of the captains...

Pictou hosts McLellan Cup

PICTOU — The McLellan Cup is scheduled to arrive in Pictou today. Teams from the New Caledonian Curling Club in Pictou will host the winner from last week’s games hosted by the Halifax Curling Club...

Sharks, Hawks win gold

THORBURN — Visiting teams won both banners on Sunday to complete minor hockey tournaments at the Ivor MacDonald Memorial Rink. The Halifax Hawks defeated TASA 5-3 to win the Aaron Blackwood Memorial Peewee B event,...
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Scotians clinch third spot

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians have improved their playoff position in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. Robert Burrows and Gaetan Tremblay scored in the third period to snap a 3-3 tie as the...
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The John Felderhof I remember

There are occasions when I surprise even myself. For instance, I haven’t been to very many movies in theatres in the past few years. In fact, even the number I’ve watched on television I could...