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Gryphon boys seek head coach for male hockey team

NEW GLASGOW – North Nova Education Centre’s athletic department is currently accepting applications of interest for the position of head coach for the boys’ hockey program for the 2016-17 season. Head coaching duties and responsibilities, as outlined by the school’s administration and the athletic director, include but are not limited to understanding and implementing all […]

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MacDonald, Corbin set Hawboldt-Lays road race pace

WESTVILLE – Younger runners set the pace on Monday during the 40th anniversary celebrations for the annual road races run in memory of Jimmie Hawboldt and Fred Lays. Ryan Shaun MacDonald crossed the finish line while his watch showed an elapsed time of 29 minutes, 32 seconds. “It was a good day,” MacDonald said Times […]

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Northern Pulp gets approval to spray

ABERCROMBIE – The province has approved Northern Pulp’s application for herbicide spraying in Halifax and Colchester counties. The Department of Environment issued a series of four notices of ministerial approval on Wednesday to Northern Pulp and to five other groups seeking spray permits. Some of them entail spraying in Pictou County and include spraying the […]

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