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Marijuana, tobacco seized from Pictou residence

PICTOU – A quantity of marijuana and illegal tobacco was seized Tuesday, March 7, from a local residence. At approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Haliburton Road, where the drugs and tobacco were found. […]

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How does your garden grow?

What started as a hobby has ‘grown’ into something much larger for those involved with the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association. It’s a garden, or more specifically, a community garden, that started because two of PiCCoLA’s instructors are avid gardeners. Deanna Ferguson, program manager and part-time instructor at PiCCoLA, explains that both she and Carollynne […]

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Assault charges dropped against YMCA CEO

PICTOU — Assault charges against the CEO of the Pictou County YMCA have been dropped. The assault causing bodily harm case against Dave MacIntyre was called in Provincial Court on Monday morning and, although MacIntyre was not present, his lawyer, Craig Clarke, appeared for him. Crown attorney Patrick Young officially withdrew the final of the […]

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Winner winner, garlic bread dinner

A Facebook message about a national recipe competition led Nova Scotia Community College culinary instructor Gilles Godin to encourage his class to enter. Last week one of Godin’s students, Kevin Cameron, received word that he was one of three national semifinalists in the garlic bread category of the competition. “Oh I love competitions,” said Cameron. […]

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