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SIRT: Police acted appropriately in New Glasgow Arrest

The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding the arrest of a man in New Glasgow on March 10,...

Pokémon Go craze gets people out and about

If you haven’t heard of Pokémon before this month it is likely that you have heard of the new mobile device game Pokémon Go...
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Thailand and the county connection

Pictou County can boast a connection to the ambassador of Thailand.Donica Pottie, who spent some of her early years in Stellarton and New Glasgow, ...
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County athletes win Atlantic title

STELLARTON – Pictou County Athletics has won the Atlantic Track and Field Championship for the second straight year.There were many wins and personal best...

Trashy treasure hunt

It doesn’t seem to matter where you go, it’s difficult to find a stretch of road that isn’t spotted with a few fast food...
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Together again after 60 years

It was 60 years ago, a June evening in 1956. Fifty-one of us from New Glasgow High School's two Grade 12 classes were summoned...

Denis Savard hits right notes at annual Weeks event

ABERCROMBIE – Time marches on, but some things stay the same for the annual Weeks Celebrity Golf event.Items were well received and generated strong...

County trails get funding from Sobey Foundation

STELLARTON – Pictou County’s trail system has received new funding and a new name.Trans-Canada Trail announced a $400,000 gift from the Sobey Foundation on...

New champ in Olympic racing

MELMERBY BEACH – It was a time to crown a new champion at the Melmerby Triathlon.Corey Deveaux of Sydney River, who previoiusly won the...
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Drugs seized in New Glasgow residence

NEW GLASGOW - Police arrested several individuals after a search warrant turned up illegal drugs in a Temperance Street residence. As a result of...
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