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Police charge teen with 28 counts of mischief

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 16 year-old male with 28 counts of mischief,  graffiti offences following a lengthy investigation by New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit. On April 17 at approximately 10:30 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit conducted a search warrant on a Trenton residence and seized several items […]


Abercrombie golf season to open soon

ABERCROMBIE — It is not quite yet time for Abercrombie Country Club to open the course that represents another milestone as the club marks its centennial, but it’s getting close. The highlight for Abercrombie during its 100th anniversary is hosting the 2019 men’s amateur championship from July 5 to 7, and golf director Jonathan Garron […]

Gymnast MacLane scales new heights

NEW GLASGOW — Jake MacLane has become a promising gymnast. MacLane is reaching elite athlete status at the Pictou County Gymnastics Club while becoming more proficient with various gymnastics disciplines that include vault, rings, high bar and parallel bar. Now nine years old, MacLane has been a gymnast for four years and enjoys competing at […]

Arts & Entertainment

Island produces hockey star

I reflect back 40-plus years when fishermen around Pictou Island would live in their fishing shanties during lobster season.  Art Ferguson and my father had their shanties side by side on the bank above the Pictou Island wharf. Art’s son Graham and I were approximately the same age and as tradition goes, we would usually […]


A show for the ages

Pictou County’s own Eleganza Extravaganza is making its way back on stage with more sass, more laughs and more musical prowess than ever before with the third year of Jake and Shaun’s Big Gay Affair in Pictou County and Beyond. What started humbly has now made its way on tour across the province and further […]

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Gun ban would have consequences for many

To the Editor: I am concerned about the government’s plans to ban more guns, and/or home firearm storage for hundreds of thousands of federally licensed hunters, farmers, recreational shooters and competitors. This would have major consequences for many of my family and friends in our riding and across the country. Hunting and shooting are important […]

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