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First snow storm brings power outages

The first snow fall of the season brought with it a mix of rain, thunder, heavy snow and power outages this past Sunday. First estimated...
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Drugs seized, two arrested

NEW GLASGOW  - A young man and woman were arrested last night and charged with drug possession. At approximately 9 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated...

Morning coffee

June Williams and George Rae enjoy the Homecoming coffee party this morning (Friday) at Christ Anglican Church during Homecoming in Stellarton. (Steve Goodwin)
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RCMP investigates fatal ATV crash

TATAMAGOUCHE - An ATV crash Saturday night claimed the life of a man. Colchester District RCMP is investigating the fatal crash that occurred in Tatamagouche. At...
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Senior support groups can apply for grants to help seniors stay safe

Local senior support groups can now apply for grants to help seniors stay safe and live independently. The Senior Safety Grant program is funded by...
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Commission to begin public meetings

Acadians and African Nova Scotians are being asked for their insights, aspirations and recommendations on how they can be more effectively represented in our...

Into position

Two tugboats positioned the Northumberland ferry Confederation into position Wednesday before the start of repairs at the Aecon Atlantic facility in Pictou. (Goodwin photo)
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Stellarton man charged following break and enter

HALIBURTON - A Stellarton man has been charged following a break and enter in to a vacant home. Just prior to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday,...

RCMP on scene of downed powerline

PICTOU - RCMP are on scene of a downed powerline.   At approximately 12:46 p.m. today, a boom truck clipped a power pole on the...
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RCMP investigate suspicious fire in Lochaber

SOUTH LOCHABER - Guysborough District RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire. Between 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, RCMP responded to a...