RCMP police dog sniffs out suspect in thefts

ANTIGONISH – An 18-year-old Antigonish man is facing multiple charges after being apprehended by an RCMP Police Dog in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. On August 16, 2018 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP received reports of a man who fled on foot following two separate thefts at the Antigonish mall. RCMP officers responded with assistance from RCMP Police Dog Services (PDS). A member of PDS […]

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Public meeting in Tatamagouche to discuss water protection

The Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee will meet at the Tatamagouche Fire Hall, 201 Main Street, Tuesday, August 21 at 1:30 p.m. to render a decision regarding seeking or not seeking “Protected” status for the French River Watershed. Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS) has informed the Municipality of Colchester, Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee, of […]

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Drugs seized in search warrant

STELLARTON – Drugs were seized and two people were arrested on Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant. The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Stellar Street at approximately 6:30 p.m. that day; they were assisted  by the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional […]

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Bluenose II in the sun

New Glasgow native Emily MacDonald was in Pictou with her family to view the Bluenose II that is docked in Pictou Harbour this week. She is standing beside her husband Gordon Szczepski and their daughters Clara in front of Emily and Fiona at the far right. The family lives in Victoria, B.C. and is spending […]

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Slowcoaster to rock The Highlander on Saturday

East Coast reggae rockers and festival mainstays Slowcoaster are shaking up the music industry with a return to form, while ditching traditional mediums. “Track 1” is Slowcoaster’s eighth album and their first since the 2014 release of “The Girls Downtown.” Where most bands get excited about releasing on vinyl and cassettes, Slowcoaster are taking the […]

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Aquaculture Review Board website launched

Nova Scotians can follow the work of the independent Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board, established as part of government’s approach to regulating the aquaculture industry, with a website launched  August 13. The board is an independent body that will make decisions on aquaculture applications for new sites in marine areas, for expansions of existing sites […]

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