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Highway 104 section to be twinned – without tolls

A long fought battle has come to an end today as Geoff MacLellan, minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, has announced the twinning of...
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Creativity on display

NEW GLASGOW - The Friends by the Sea Artists’ Association, led by artist Cathy Leeming, know that artwork is as unique as the artist...
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Antigonish has new solar net-metering program

ANTIGONISH – The town's new program to allow property owners to install solar panels and sell clean energy back to the municipal power grid...
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National Day of Mourning ceremony Friday night

TRENTON - The annual National Day of Mourning ceremony for those killed or injured as the result of workplace accidents will be held Friday,...
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Firearms, marijuana seized following fire

CARIBOU RIVER - Marijuana plants, marijuana cultivation materials and multiple firearms were seized following a structure fire on Monday. At approximately 12 p.m., the Pictou...

Ahmed Nassrat wins national award for his fight to end MS

A local man has received a national award for his fight to end multiple sclerosis. This past weekend, the MS Society of Canada, Atlantic Division...
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ACE Co-op garners praise as new community solar pilot announced

ANTIGONISH – Supporters of solar power and clean energy gathered this morning outside the Antigonish County Municipal Building for the official launch of the...
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Police charge man with stunting

NEW GLASGOW -  Police have charged a 44-year-old man with stunting following an incident that took place Friday night. On April 21 at approximately 10:05...
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NDP says it will reverse cuts to Pictou County nursing homes

NEW GLASGOW – NDP Leader Gary Burrill will make a platform announcement this afternoon at a nomination meeting here. Burrill will announce that an NDP...
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Police searching for missing dog

PLEASANT VALLEY - Police are looking for a dog that escaped from he scene of an accident on Wednesday. The westbound lanes of Highway 104...