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Police charge a 63 year old driver after vehicle/pedestrian collision in a crosswalk

NEW GLASGOW – A 63-year-old has been charged following a collision in a crosswalk. On Monday, Feb. 27 at approximately 6:35 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a dump truck and a pedestrian […]

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RCMP resume search for missing man

MONASTERY – Antigonish District RCMP have resumed their search for 23-year-old Craig Joseph Perry today. Favourable weather and ice flow conditions have allowed for the search to resume after it was suspended on February 20. The search is assisted by Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue, Larry’s River and District Volunteer Fire Department, Pomquet Fire […]

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Early thaw prompts weight restrictions

Weight restrictions will be in place on all provincial gravel roads starting at noon today, Feb. 24. Gravel roads will be posted to a maximum of 15,000 kilograms until further notice. Unseasonably warm weather is softening gravel roads to the point where weight restrictions are necessary to avoid unsafe road conditions and expensive repairs. The […]

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