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Life Center, Shelter closure leaves volunteers undeterred

NEW  GLASGOW – Organizers who have volunteered at the Life Center and Life Shelter  hope its service can continue. Terri Stewart and Mike Martin, who help with the community breakfast program offered on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 9 a.m. each week at the Life Center church, said the community needs the services. “I’d […]

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Sunrise’s second year bringing Hollywood to Lodge

Take two! The Sunrise Film Festival continues November 11 and 12 where it left off in 2015 – with visitors and big names of the international film industry heading to Pictou County for ‘the friendly, relaxed festival’ on Nova Scotia’s North Shore. One big-name star set to make an appearance is Armand Assante, star of […]

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Pulse Mashup Weekend generates business buzz

STELLARTON – A booming business full of ideas that could turn into local enterprises spiced the weekend at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Pictou Campus. Mashup Weekend: Pictou County began with registration early Friday evening before work followed for several hours after that and all day Saturday. Pulse Pictou County hosted the edition of Mashup […]

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RCMP arrest senior for impaired driving

THORBURN – Pictou District RCMP have arrested a 79-year-old man for driving while his ability to operate a vehicle was impaired by alcohol. Just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Pictou District RCMP received a call of a two-vehicle collision on Sherbrooke Road. There were no injuries to either driver. When police arrived on scene they found two vehicles […]

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