Friday, December 15, 2017

Community

Helping ‘spread Christmas cheer’ for fourth year in a row

TRENTON — Christmas will be a little bit brighter for some local residents. Nicole LeBlanc is continuing with the project she spearheaded, Spreading Christmas Cheer...
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Local students heading to WE day

Young philanthropists from all over Pictou County will be congregating in Halifax this week to take part in WE Day on November 30. The gathering...
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Services being enhanced despite psychiatrist’s exit, Vienneau says

NEW GLASGOW — The remaining local psychiatrist says service is being strengthened despite the departure of the area’s other psychiatrist. Dr. Theresa Vienneau, who practises...

Over the top — again

They did it again: The 43rd annual Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon went over the top! Volunteers succeeded in raising $85,240 — that’s more than...

Fishers picket Northern Pulp mill’s proposed effluent pipe

ABERCROMBIE – Local fishers are protesting a proposed outflow pipe into the Northumberland Strait from a new on-sight effluent treatment facility at Northern Pulp. Edwin...

Lucky winner

If this is you, congratulations! You were spotted in the crowd! You just won two passes to attend any regular season Weeks Crushers Jr. A...

25’s a magic number

PICTOU — Few people can claim to have celebrated 25 years of marriage by running their 25th marathon together. Christina and Bruce G. Murray...

Closed loop waste option not on at Northern Pulp

ABERCROMBIE POINT – A closed loop method of treating effluent is not an option at Northern Pulp, Kathy Cloutier says. The communications director for Paper...

Dunn, injured worker calling for system fix

The last five years have been one fight after the next for Darrell MacKinnon after a slip and fall left him unable to work...
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Sex assault charge being investigated

ANTIGONISH - Antigonish District RCMP is investigating an allegation of sexual assault following a complaint made an 18-year-old woman on November 22. The assault...
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