Open for business

A long journey has finally come to an end. Viola’s Place opened its doors last Friday. In the fall of 2016, the Life Shelter in New Glasgow shut its doors and since then temporary shelters were in place for those in the county without a home until another permanent shelter could be established. “We looked […]

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Search warrant conducted by street crime unit leads to multiple charges

On October 24th, 2018, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service and New Glasgow Regional Police, conducted a stop of a motor vehicle on Foord Street, Stellarton, NS.  Subsequently, police arrested a 37-year-old male from New Glasgow and a 21-year-old male from Stellarton who were found in possession of cocaine. […]

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Caring for the caregivers

As with most illnesses, caretakers for those who are faced with a mental illness need to be mindful to not only take care of the person with the diagnosis but themselves as well. After having been previously hosted in Pictou County, the Families Matter in Mental Health group will be taking place this month to […]

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