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Members of the Trenton Fire Department were at the scene of a grass fire that spread to an unoccupied dwelling on Park Street on Tuesday afternoon. The house sustained damage where it was exposed to the fire. It was one of three fires the department responded to during an afternoon of warm and windy weather […]

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Two arrested at checkpoints for impaired driving

Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 25-year-old man and a 45-year-old man for impaired driving during the weekend. Both came through police checkpoints. Shortly after midnight during the early morning of April 22, RCMP conducted a checkstop in Alma.  They observed a vehicle driven by a male approaching the checkstop.  Upon further investigation, the 25-year old […]

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Weigh-in complete

Brody Blair made weight on Friday during official weigh-ins at the Holiday Inn Express in Stellarton. His weight was 167.8 pounds. With him are Hubert Earle, left, and Tommy Davis of the Nova Scotia Boxing Authority.  Blair will be featured on a pro-ring boxing card at the Pictou County Wellness Centre on Saturday night. He’s […]

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Atlantic high school students invited by 4-H to explore leadership in communication and community engagement at StFX

Atlantic High School Students invited by 4-H to Explore Leadership in Communication and Community Engagement at StFX   ANTIGONISH – One hundred Atlantic high schools students and 4-H seniors will come to the St. Francis Xavier University From May 11 to 13 to participate in workshops and sessions on communication and community engagement. Jordan MacDonald, […]

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Drugs seized after home searched

NEW GLASGOW – A man was arrested after a quantity of drugs was seized was a local residence. On Wednesday, April 18 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Oak Street. At this time, […]

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NSLC receives conservation award: Sponsorship of program helps restore Pictou County Rivers

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) was named the recipient of this year’s Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Conservation in recognition of its sponsorship and active promotion of the Nova Scotia Salmon Association’s NSLC Adopt A Stream program. The provincial salmon association manages the NSLC Adopt A Stream program, providing technical advice, training and […]

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Drugs seized from Stellarton home

STELLARTON – A quantity of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized from a residence here last week. On Friday, April 6th,  at approximately 3 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional Police Canine Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence […]

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