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Motocross incident claims man’s life

MEADOWVILLE – A Tatamagouche man has died following a dirtbike accident here on Sunday. At 2:46 p.m. on October 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call involving a fatal collision at a private recreational motocross track near Black River Road in Meadowville. The driver of the dirtbike, a 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche, was riding […]

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RCMP investigate armed robbery

PICTOU – RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that took place here Thursday night. At approximately 9:40 p.m. last evening, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store on West River Road in Pictou. Upon attending the location, RCMP confirmed that a male suspect wearing a hoodie, […]

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Deer hunting season begins Oct. 26

General deer hunting season in Nova Scotia begins Friday, Oct. 26, and continues to Saturday, Dec. 1. Hunters are required to carry a compass and waterproof matches. Anyone going into the woods should also carry a map or GPS unit, a first-aid kit and a communications device. They should tell someone when and where they […]

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Cannabis Council of Canada applauds legalization of adult-use recreational cannabis

OTTAWA – The Cannabis Council of Canada (“C3 or Cannabis Canada”) applauds the federal government for the legalization of adult-use recreational cannabis. “Today is a historic and celebratory day: By legalizing and regulating adult access to recreational cannabis, Canada has once again shown its leadership to the rest of the world,” said Allan Rewak, C3 executive […]

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Firearms, drugs seized

WATERVLE – A 59-year-old man from Pictou County is facing numerous weapon and drug charges following the search of a home in Watervale, Pictou County. On October 13, Pictou County District RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Craig Road. As a result of the search, police seized several firearms, ammunition and a quantity of […]

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Effie Catherine Matchem

Effie Catherine Matchem – November 21, 1940 – October 7, 2018 On Thanksgiving Day, With heavy hearts we remember Effie ‘Catherine’ Matchem (Cluett), born November 21, 1940, in Frenchman’s Cove, Newfoundland; she is the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary Selena,’Mini’ (Bond) Cluett, who passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the QEII […]

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Jean Isabel Stensrud

Jean Isabel Stensrud, died peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital on October 12, 2018 in her eighty-ninth year. She was born in New Glasgow on November 27, 1929, the eldest child of the late Arthur and Marion (Gordon) Crowe. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace Stensrud and brother, Russell Crowe. […]

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