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Speeding motorist results in impaired driving charges

ADDINGTON FORKS – A man has been charged with impaired driving after being stopped for speeding. Nova Scotia RCMP’s Eastern Traffic Services stopped a vehicle for speeding after it was clocked at 143 km/hr as it passed a unmarked police vehicle. This occurred on Hwy. 104 in Addington Forks at 4:40 p.m. on March 31. The 26-year-old […]

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Man travelling with 9-year-old child charged by RCMP for impaired driving

GREENWOOD – Early Saturday morning, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle in the ditch on Sherbrooke Road. A nine-year-old child who was a passenger in the vehicle, walked to a nearby home to ask for help. The driver, a 28-year-old man from Garden of Eden was arrested at […]

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Crown Attorney appointed in Antigonish

Courtney MacNeil has been appointed a Crown attorney in Antigonish. Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions, announced the appointment today, April 3. “Ms. MacNeil’s educational background and her enthusiasm for the work of criminal prosecutions will make her a valuable addition to our team,” said Herschorn. A native of Antigonish, MacNeil graduated from St. Francis […]

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PICTOU — Pipes of War — Vimy Ridge will be presented at the deCoste Centre on Sunday, April 9, the 100th anniversary of the World War One battle. The battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917 was a defining event for Canada, considered by many contemporaries and later scholars to be a significant event in Canada’s […]

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Alan Doyle, Matt Mays, Matt Andersen and Wintersleep to rock Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW – It’ll be a bit of a homecoming for the 2017 Jubilee when Sunday night co-headliners Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies and Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide, and Saturday night co-headliners Matt Mays and Wintersleep take the stage. Saturday night has co-headliners, Matt Mays and Wintersleep. Mays had rocked the river […]

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