STRIGHT, Lillian Deborah

At home, suddenly on May 13, 2018, during Mother’s Day dinner with her family. Born August 16, 1921 in English Harbour West NL, she was the eldest daughter of the late Clifford and Valma (Yarn) Shirley. Upon her marriage to the late Sterling Stright in 1943 she moved to Pictou NS where she resided until […]

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Fatal collision claims man’s life

TELFORD – One man has died and a woman is injured following a collision that occurred Sunday. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Pictou District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a Dodge Ram truck and a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Highway 104 in Telford. The collision claimed the life of a 52-year-old man from […]

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Help RCMP solve a hit and run

TRURO HEIGHTS – Colchester District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance following a hit and run that occurred in Truro Heights. On Friday, May 18 at 6 p.m. RCMP, EHS and Truro Fire Service responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 – southbound lane. The investigation has determined that a white semi-trailer truck (not […]

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McKINNON, Sherrie Barbara

McKINNON, Sherrie Barbara  – 53, of Sylvester, Pictou County, passed away May 15, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by her family.  Born in New Glasgow, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Lillian (Earle) Trefry, of Smithfield.  Sherrie was employed with the school board for 28 years working in the Head Office […]

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EVANS, Anne

Anne Evans, of Pictou, passed away at home on May 14, 2018 in her 92nd year.  Born in Foote’s Cove, Buren, Newfoundland, the youngest of 13, she was a daughter of the late Richard & Ellen (Mayo) Foote, and the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Anne was a wonderful Mom, who worked hard […]

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Grass fire in Hillside

Shortly after 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, Trenton firefighters responded to a grass and brush fire that spread to a vehicle on Greens Point Road in Hillside. The Trenton Fire Department was assisted by the Abercrombie and Pictou Landing fire departments. The blaze was quickly brought under control shuttling water from  a hydrant near the entrance to […]

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