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Discover Guysborough at the Lost Shores Gran Fondo

Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 9th when several hundred cyclists will venture to Guysborough for the 2nd annual Lost Shores Gran Fondo. Following the tremendous response to last year’s inaugural event, organizers expect nearly 500 riders to enjoy the undiscovered oceanfront scenery of Guysborough’s Lost Shores. A totally non-competitive event, Gran Fondo is Italian […]

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Tire building project extended at Michelin in Granton

GRANTON – Good news for Pictou County from Michelin: Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced an additional two years of tire building at its Granton plant to meet consumer demand for winter products. Initially, the MICHELIN® Latitude® X-Ice® Xi2™ winter tire project was announced in March 2016 for a period of two years; it […]

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RCMP requesting public assistance

PICTOU –  Pictou District RCMP were called to the Three Brooks area yesterday shortly after 10:30 p.m. to investigate a suspicious incident involving a man running through the woods. Officers responded, however, the man was not located. Shortly before midnight, the RCMP received a call about a theft of a truck in the same area. A short time later, the […]

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Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston Fund is advancing training of local health care staff

NEW GLASGOW – Each year, the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston Fund provides funding to advance training and therapeutic approaches available at the hospital. This year, 12 staff members in a number of departments are receiving funding support, including the Rehabilitation Department. The department’s occupational therapist was able to attend a conference to […]

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DFO concerned by deaths of endangered North Atlantic Right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

MONCTON, NB – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is working with marine mammal experts, scientists, and fishery officers from across Atlantic Canada to determine what has caused the recent deaths of several rare North Atlantic Right whales in eastern Canada. At least five dead Right whales have been seen recently in the Gulf of St. […]

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