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Friends seize opportunity to get up close to PM

It was a day Aiden MacInnis of New Glasgow and Cameron Campbell of Westville won't soon forget. The two friends were in the audience last Tuesday when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to town. They...
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Broken collarbone leads to investigation

PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATIONS RESERVE - An injury has led police to refer a case to the Serious Incident Response Team. Early on Friday, August 26, members of the Pictou RCMP responded to a complaint...
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Make.Do.Camp slated for Big Cove Sept. 2-5

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – A unique event is being offered at the Big Cove YMCA Camp called Make.Do.Camp. It's a professional development retreat in a camp setting with participatory workshops scheduled from September 2 to 5...
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Pictou RCMP arrest man in connection with breakins

PICTOU - A young man has been charged in connection with breakins. On August 24, 19-year-old Brandon Michael Loverro of Pictou was arrested without incident and charged with possession of property obtained by crime, theft...
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Critz of Fury cycling race cancelled

NEW GLASGOW – The second annual Critz of Fury criterium road race scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled. Clint Snell of the Pictou County Cycling Club confirmed today that the race would not take place...

Canadian legend at deCoste

Carroll Baker, the Canadian country music icon with more than 20 number one records, will be performing at the deCoste Centre on November 1st. Most of that statement becomes all the more remarkable when you...
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Police crackdown on impaired driving leads to another charge

NEW GLASGOW - A concerned citizen calling police to report an impaired driver has led to an arrest. On Thursday, August 25 at approximately 8:50 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested an adult male from...

Up, up and away …

The 1950s era military airplane in Veteran’s Memorial Park, between Weaver Road and West River Road in Pictou, is being moved today. The plane will be relocated while the entrance to the town is redesigned...

Lifeguarding across Canada

A spur of the moment decision led to one of Emily Cyr’s best summers. Cyr became a lifeguard at the Pictou Fisheries Training Pool when she was 16. Now entering her third year of university at...