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Scramble fun

The annual Summer Street Scramble is now winding down for the day but we caught up with some of the participants. Above, Special Olympics athlete...

Flags of the nation

PICTOU — Millside General Store is showing its patriotic pride, thanks to a row of provincial and territorial flags with Canadian flags on each...

Serving kindness

It will be a tearful goodbye for Lee Sibille of Salt Springs Elementary School on June 26 when she retires after 32 years of...

Artist makes broad strokes

It’s a far cry from the crayons and colouring books of her youth, but today Nancy MacDonald’s colouring has broader appeal. MacDonald, originally from Trenton,...
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Drag queen has costumes for show all sewn up

To say Tyson Thompson is a clothes horse would be an understatement. He has a large closet jam-packed with fashionable clothes he wears to work...

Plenty in store for pre-Canada Day

NEW GLASGOW - Things are heating up in anticipation of the Canada 150 celebrations on July 1 this year. The Town of New Glasgow is...

Hipson places first, MacLennan second in Miles Marathon

NEW GLASGOW — Dave MacLennan came close, by Bryan Hipson of Yarmouth is the 2017 Johnny Miles Marathon champion. Hipson took the lead during the...
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Two arrested on drugs, firearms charges

Two people - one man and male youth - were arrested on Tuesday and face several charges. On June 20 at approximately 5:30 a.m., the...

Campus honours graduates

WESTVILLE ROAD — It was a festive occasion last Thursday for the 2017 convocation at the Nova Scotia Community College’s 2017 convocation for Pictou...

Street Crime Unit seizes crystal meth

Crystal meth has been seized from a home in New Glasgow. On June 16th at approximately 3 p.m., Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit...