Fire fighters learn hazards of drugs

CENTRAL CARIBOU – Members of three local fire departments attended a presentation on hazardous drugs they could encounter while fighting fires. RCMP Const. Skipper Bent shared information on drugs that included fentanyl and methamphetaines, drugs that endanger fire fighters without the right knowledge and safety precautions, during a one-hour session on Monday night at the […]

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Barbour shares upside to his career

NEW GLASGOW – Mike Barbour says he’s enjoyed his nearly three-year evolution as a young entrepreneur. Raised in New Glasgow, Barbour has been making business inroads nationally as a Canadian entrepreneur focusing on online and retail brand development of premium consumer packaged goods. A former athlete and member of the Pictou County Weeks Junior A […]

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Long-time friends launch self-development program

PLYMOUTH – Two Pictou County residents who want to make people’s lives better have combined forces through their long-time friendship to start a youth self development organization called Dream Candy. Deelle Hines and Camilla MacDonald have scheduled two six-week programs beginning in January at the Plymouth Community Centre, featuring an introduction to self-development. “It’s a […]

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Crushers host Wildcats, resume trade season

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will resume their regular-season schedule on Thursday when they host the Valley Wildcats at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers will also visit the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. Transactions have also resumed for the Crushers and other MHL teams. They are suspended while the schedule shuts down for the […]

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