Rondelet, William Francis (Bill)

June 28, 1963 – Sept 14, 2018 Passed away at Burnaby Hospital, Burnaby, British Columbia. Born in Stellarton, the seventh child of Wilfred and the late Marion (Langille) Rondelet. William was a son, brother, uncle, cousin, step-father, step-grandfather and wonderful friend. He enjoyed his family and many friends. Loved to travel and take pictures. Had […]

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Esther Fortier

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved sister Esther, on  Saturday, October 13th after a short fight with cancer, at the QE 2 Health Center in Halifax. Esther, daughter of late Guy Fortier and late Lise Vandry, was predeceased by her two older brothers Denys and Marc Fortier and […]

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NSBI approves innovation rebate for Michelin

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. Since 1971, Michelin’s Pictou County site has been home to the company’s second-largest rubber-mixing operation. The facility also produces passenger-car and light-truck tires, curing membranes and houses corporate offices. Michelin North […]

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Fishers block survey vessel

Several local fishers intercepted a survey vessel was at the entrance to Caribou Harbour this morning (Tuesday) and escorted the vessel back to Pictou. The fishers included one one craft from Pictou Landing First Nation and five others from Caribou. The fishers had learned about surveying related to plans by Northern Pulp to lay an […]

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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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