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Marijuana seized, man arrested

A MacLellan's Brook man was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 19 after police seized a quantity of drugs. At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated...
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Man charged with murder in Bayhead death

The Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit has ruled the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman as a homicide and have charged a Bayhead man. Shortly...

Halifax Oyster Festival is Canada’s largest oyster celebration

The third annual Halifax Oyster Festival happens on the Halifax Waterfront from September 28 through September 30, offering a fun atmosphere for the public...

United Way kicking off campaign

The United Way of Pictou County will be kicking off their annual campaign on Friday, September 22, at the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline Pancake...
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Arrest made in suspicious death

BAYHEAD - The situation that was unfolding in Tatamagouche earlier this morning  has been resolved. Shortly before midnight, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 9-1-1...
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Unfolding situation in Tatamagouche

Schools in Tatamagouche have been closed for the day (September 18) at the request of RCMP. The Chignecto Central Regional School Board website says this...
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Maple Cedar supporting Viola’s Place

One of Pictou's newest restaurants is supporting Pictou County's newest homeless shelter. Maple Cedar Restaurant  on East River Road New Glasgow, owned by Fred and...
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Canada: It’s Complicated bringing comedy to deCoste stage

It’s no secret Canada is going all out for it’s 150th anniversary this year. To help celebrate, comedian Mary Walsh (of 22 Minutes and...

Fire in Pictou

This smoke can be seen across the causeway! A fire is currently burning near The Advocate Printing and Publishing building on Brown's Point Road....
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MHL Regular Season begins today

The MHL regular season gets underway tonight. For its 51st campaign, the league will once again feature twelve teams in two divisions – Eastlink North...