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Four adults, 26 charges

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged four people with more than 26 charges in relation to a break and enter in New Glasgow. On Feb. 19 at approximately 12:16 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a break and enter on Clyde Street  where electronics and four firearms and ammunition were stolen from the residence. […]

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MacLEN, Wallace Harry

MacLean, Wallace Harry – It is with profound sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Wallace Harry MacLean of Merigomish, Pictou County on February 17th, 2019. Born on July 17, 1940, at Whycocomagh, Inverness County, he was predeceased by his mother Lena Helen (MacLean) MacDonald and his step-father Alex MacDonald. He is the last […]

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BENNETT, Ralph Edward

BENNETT, Ralph Edward – 68, of Denoon St., Pictou, passed away February 18, 2019 in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born on Pictou Island, he was a son of the late Harold and Beatrice (MacCallum) Bennett. Ralph is survived by his wife, Betty (Langille); daughter, Tammy; step children, Clarence and Shirley; brothers and sisters, Harold, Eric, Margaret […]

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Full house

There is a sizable crowd at the deCoste Performaing Arts Centre this morning as CBC radio broadcasts from the Pictou facility in a show dedicated to the issue of Northern Pulp and its proposed effluent pipe line. It is a situation that has divided the community.

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MacCALLUM, W. Albert

It is with heavy hearts the MacCallum family announces the passing of Albert MacCallum. Albert passed away on February 17, 2019 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. He was born January 17, 1941 on Pictou Island and spent most of his 78 years of life dedicated to the ocean. Albert fished lobster on the Northumberland Strait for 62 […]

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O’Toole, Russell, M.J.

O’Toole, Russell Morris James, age 71 of Pictou, died peacefully on Saturday, February 16th in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Pictou, he was a son of the late John J. and Sarah Belle Sally (MacMaster) O’Toole and was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Pictou. He is survived by his brother, John “Brooks” (Karen) […]

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