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Two charged with possessing cocaine

KEMPTOWN - A man and woman were arrested and charged with drug possession following an incident that occurred February 18. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on...
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Teachers rallying outside Legislature today

County teachers will join their counterparts from across the province today in a rally in Halifax. Teachers rallied and picketed all night / overnight outside...
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Drugs seized, two arrested

NEW GLASGOW  - A young man and woman were arrested last night and charged with drug possession. At approximately 9 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated...
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Work and More Work by Linda Little

Editor's note: The Advocate is pleased to welcome author Sarah Butland to our website. Sarah is a frequent contributor to Advocate Media's Ah! At...

Announcing three new winners…

Three lucky local residents will be getting a Winter Blast! Congratulations to Rene J. Bourgeois of Pictou, Myra O'Callaghan of Pictou and Margaret Sutherland of...

Round 2

A street plow operator in Pictou was up to the challenge of scooping snow back off the corner of Church Street and Constitution Avenue...
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Drive with care, police urge

This may sound like a skipping CD but the Pictou County region continues to be under a winter storm warning and police are urging...

Digging out

Despite the heavy snowfall on Monday and Tuesday, everything seems to have run smoothly in Pictou County, with no reports of accidents, motor vehicle...

Shovel-ready

Cassie Muirhead, left, and Ian Lee were busy paring down a metre-high snow bank in front of their driveway in New Glasgow after the...
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New Glasgow town engineer asks public to use caution

NEW GLASGOW - Town engineer Earl MacKenzie says there are some important messages for the public during the current severe weather conditions to ensure...