First cruise ship of the season

Dwight MacDonald, a member of the Northumberland Fisheries Museum’s board of directors, spent time volunteering at the museum on Wednesday during the arrival of passengers from the Pearl Seas cruise ship that docked in Pictou for the day. Seated from the left are Jim and Peggy Crew from Texas, who are among the cruise ship’s […]

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Fatal collision claims man’s life

TELFORD – One man has died and a woman is injured following a collision that occurred Sunday. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Pictou District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a Dodge Ram truck and a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Highway 104 in Telford. The collision claimed the life of a 52-year-old man from […]

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Help RCMP solve a hit and run

TRURO HEIGHTS – Colchester District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance following a hit and run that occurred in Truro Heights. On Friday, May 18 at 6 p.m. RCMP, EHS and Truro Fire Service responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 – southbound lane. The investigation has determined that a white semi-trailer truck (not […]

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Ready for business

The Hector Quay is getting ready to open for the season on May 27. Earlier this week a new shipment of T-shirts, ball hats and sweat shirts arrived at the gift shop bearing the words: “The Ship Hector – the original mast transit” which have proven to be quite popular with tourists and local residents […]

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Grass fire in Hillside

Shortly after 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, Trenton firefighters responded to a grass and brush fire that spread to a vehicle on Greens Point Road in Hillside. The Trenton Fire Department was assisted by the Abercrombie and Pictou Landing fire departments. The blaze was quickly brought under control shuttling water from  a hydrant near the entrance to […]

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Most provincial parks opening Friday

Nearly all provincial day-use parks and several camping parks are set to open Friday, May 18. “Nova Scotians and visitors can explore nature and spend quality time with their friends and families when they visit a provincial park,” said Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller. “We invite everyone to enjoy camping, swimming, paddling, geocaching or other […]

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