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Pop Classics adds second show

NEW GLASGOW - It took just seven minutes for the May 26 Pictou County Pop Classic show to sell out. Just hours after offering tickets...

Boston Pizza coming to Highland Square Mall

Boston Pizza will be coming to Pictou County - to the Highland Square Mall, in fact. Here is an announcement on the Highland Square Mall's...
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Marijuana, tobacco seized from Pictou residence

PICTOU - A quantity of marijuana and illegal tobacco was seized Tuesday, March 7, from a local residence. At approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County...

IKEA to open collection point in McLellans Brook

Shopping at IKEA is now more convenient for Pictou County customers with the launch of five new Collection Points in Atlantic Canada, including one...

Police chief retiring

NEW GLASGOW — Police Chief Delaney Chisholm announced his retirement on Tuesday from New Glasgow Regional Police, effective March 31, 2017. “It has been a...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Cocaine seized in Thorburn

THORBURN -  Cocaine and illegal tobacco were was seized by police at a residence here on Monday. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday, the Pictou County...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Police charge a 63 year old driver after vehicle/pedestrian collision in a crosswalk

NEW GLASGOW - A 63-year-old has been charged following a collision in a crosswalk. On Monday, Feb. 27 at approximately 6:35 p.m., New Glasgow Regional...
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Police search for man who dragged police officer

ALMA - Pictou County District RCMP is searching for a man who fled from police and dragged an officer early Saturday morning. At approximately 1:18...

Police respond to bomb threat at Sobeys

New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a bomb threat at Sobeys Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon at approximately 4 p.m. The threat was made via a...

Bill 75 passes

It was history in the making: a controversial bill has been passed into law. Bill 75, the piece of legislation imposing a contract on more...