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RCMP charge youth with attempted murder

PICTOU LANDING – RCMP have charged a local teen with attempted murder. Pictou County District RCMP, with the assistance of Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit, has charged a 17-year-old male as a result of a stabbing in Pictou Landing. Shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, RCMP received a call of a stabbing that occurred on Beach […]

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Safe Harbour prints raising funds for Safe Harbour organization

The sale of limited edition prints by an artist with local roots is serving as a fundraiser for a volunteer-run society assisting Syrian newcomers to Pictou County. As a celebration of the progress made welcoming refugees to Pictou County and a warm reminder of the safety many take for granted, Safe Harbour is selling prints […]

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RCMP arrest three people following stabbing

PICTOU LANDING – Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that took place Tuesday night. Shortly after 11:30 p.m., RCMP received a call of a stabbing that occurred in Pictou Landing. Preliminary investigation determined that a 29-year-old male from Belle Marche, N.S.,  suffered apparent stab wounds to his body. He was transported to the Aberdeen Regional Hospital in New […]

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Antigonish RCMP at scene of fatal motor vehicle collision

HEATHERTON – Antigonish RCMP responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 104 Heatherton this morning. At 7:06 a.m. today, Antigonish RCMP were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a Nissan Altima and Toyota 4-Runner. A preliminary investigation has revealed two vehicles travelling in opposite direction collided. The 52–year-old Antigonish man, the driver of the […]

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Sounds of Joy concert scheduled for Friday

NEW GLASGOW – Pianist Nicole Green and tenor Marcel d’Entremont will headline the 2016 edition of the Sounds of Joy concert on Friday at Trinity United Church. The concert is produced by Donna Hargreaves and will start at 7 p.m. Proceeds will be dedicated to the Tearmann Society. “It’s thrilling to have Nicole and Marcel […]

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Christmas concert fills void from cancelled school events

The ongoing dispute between the provincial government and the province’s teachers has resulted in many Christmas and seasonal activities being cancelled; however, children from Pictou Elementary School got to sing their songs afterall. Rather than a school-sanctioned Christmas concert, the kids instead performed for the residents of the Odd Fellows Home in Pictou on Tuesday […]

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Police seize marijuana after search of residence

STELLARTON – A quantity of marijuana was seized Tuesday after a residence on Riverbank Street was searched. At approximately 2 p.m. yesterday, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of Stellarton Police Service, executed a search warrant at the residence and seized a quantity of cannabis marijuana. Subsequently, police arrested a […]

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RCMP responds to multi vehicle collision on Highway 102

FORT ELLIS – Nasty winter weather continues to play out on some sections of the Trans Canada Highway. Colchester District RCMP has responded to a multi-vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of Highway 102 near Fort Ellis. The collision involved up to 10 vehicles and has resulted in the closure of the highway between Exits 11 and […]

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