Sobeys offers drinking water for southwestern Nova Scotia

STELLARTON – Sobeys has responded to the need for drinking water due to drought conditions in southwestern Nova Scotia. The company partnered with Connors Transfer Ltd. of Pictou County to deliver five tractor -railer loads of Big 8 bottled water at no cost to the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) for distribution. The delivery of the […]

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Midget Selects host Moncton in female hockey tilt

The Northern Subway Selects will host the Moncton Rockets on Saturday starting at 12:30 p.m. in their home opener in the Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey League. The Selects have finalized their roster after a rigorous training camp and three tryout games last weekend. Coach Troy Reid and his staff pared the roster down […]

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NSCC Pictou students, staff welcome campus expansion

STELLARTON – The atmosphere was electric before and during the confirmation of an expansion for the Nova Scotia Community College’s Pictou campus. Hundreds of dignitaries, students and staff were among those who filled the campus’s atrium for the $15.2 million in joint federal and provincial funding announced by Central Nova MP Sean Fraser and Labour […]

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Cheverie welcomes role as assistant coach

Kori Cheverie has already leapt into her new role as an assistant coach of the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey with relish. The New Glasgow native made waves recently when the Rams named her to the team’s coaching staff, the first female hired as a full-time assistant coach in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s hockey. “I’m […]

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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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