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RCMP charge Coalburn man with driving related offences

COALBURN – Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 31-year-old Coalburn man for several driving related offences that occurred over the weekend. On January 28 just before 1:30 a.m., RCMP received a call about a truck driving dangerously in the Thorburn area. Police patrolled the area and located the truck in a nearby driveway. The 31-year-old driver was […]

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New Glasgow invites community participation in National Sweater Day

NEW GLASGOW – Each February, more than a million people across Canada turn down the heat and throw on their boldest sweaters to show support for taking action on climate change. National Sweater Day, led by the World Wildlife Federation Canada, strives to spark conversations about how individuals, business, and community groups can make meaningful […]

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Drugs seized after search warrant executed

STELLARTON – A quantity of drugs were seized Friday night after police executed a search warrant in Stellarton. At approximately 10:30 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Bridge Avenue.  As a result, police seized a […]

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County residents charged with trafficking

TATAMAGOUCHE – Two people from Pictou County were charged with drug trafficking following a traffic stop in Tatamagouche. At approximately 9:30 p.m. Friday, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the RCMP, initiated a traffic stop on Highway #6, Tatamagouche.  As a result, police seized a quantity of methamphetamine and […]

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Woman sustains injuries after two-vehicle collision

NEW GLASGOW – On Friday, Jan. 27 at approximately 12:26 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services, responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Park and Summer streets. A 36-year-old female was driving a Honda Civic that was travelling westbound on Park Street, where […]

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