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RCMP charge 32-year-old woman for stunting

SALT SPRINGS - RMCP have charged another driver with stunting. On August 13, at approximately 11 a.m., RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling...
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ATV crash claims life of child

OTCH HILL - Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash in Scotch Hill. Sunday at 12:05 p.m., RCMP responded to a report...

Members of Sobey family among those to receive 2017 Humanitarian Award

(Editor's note: This story has been modified from the original. The press release indicated it was Rob Sobey who chaired the Dalhousie Medical Research...
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Charges laid in 2012 Sheet Harbour double homicide

DARTMOUTH - The Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has laid charges in relation to the 2012 homicides of Matthew Hebb and...

1962: Fishing, a wedding and giant ice cream cones…

The winter snow and ice in the Northumberland Strait started leaving early in the spring of 1962. Most of the winter snow had gone...

In the Spirit: Reflections on Everyday Grace by Monica Graham

In the Spirit: Reflections on Everyday Grace by Monica Graham Wow! As someone who has questioned and struggled with the idea of organized religion I...

Seniors Festival in full swing

The Pictou County Seniors Festival is in full swing, having started earlier today with bowling at Heather Lanes in New Glasgow. The official opening...
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Phone service disrupted

PICTOU – Bell Aliant has restored online services in Atlantic Canada after a massive disruption of landline and cell phone service. The company acknowledged the...
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Enhanced protection for Nova Scotian consumers

The summer months are a popular time for direct sellers to conduct business with Nova Scotians. Direct sellers are businesses who operate without a retail...
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Antlerless deer hunting stamps now available

The 2017 draw for stamps that permit hunting of antlerless deer is now open. Applications will be accepted until August 31, at midnight. There are...