Cocaine seized by Pictou RCMP

CENTRAL WEST RIVER – A quantity of cocaine was seized from a PEI man here on Monday. On September 17, Pictou District RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious man at a store in Central West River. Police attended the location and the investigation resulted in a 33-year-old man from Charlottetown, PEI being arrested for an […]

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First writers camp a hit

Sherbrooke Village’s first Writers Camp wrapped up this past Sunday and it was a huge success. Many thanks for the success of the camp is owed to members of the Sherbrooke Village Writers Guild for the part they played in the newest learning program being offered by the Village. The inaugural camp featured instruction by […]

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Garden Therapy

Conservation horticulturist Melanie Priesnitz spends a great deal of time in the garden. She has been helping the visitors of Acadia University’s Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens unplug and connect to nature, for years. Recalling her career, in Ontario, working in office buildings she says, “I was wistfully looking out the window, wishing I was outside […]

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Historical kiosk opens

A project nearly six years in the making came to fruition on Saturday as a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Green Hill-Alma Historical Kiosk. Shirley MacLeod, chair of the committee, said it’s been a long road, but organizers were happy at the official opening of the kiosk, located by the Alma Fire Department. […]

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