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MacDonald siblings gather for Sea King chopper ride

TRENTON – Three siblings enjoyed a rare opportunity to fly together in a helicopter. Maritime Helicopter Crew Commander Captain Brenden MacDonald, Maritime Helicopter co-pilot Captain...

Spiddle Hill wind farm marks five years of generating clean energy

TATAMAGOUCHE – An area wind farm, Colchester Cumberland Wind Field Inc. (CCWF) turned on its fifth turbine at Spiddle Hill last month as it...
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No foul play suspected in man’s death

TRAFALGAR - Pictou District RCMP and the North East Nova Major Crime unit have determined that there is no foul play suspected in the...
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New Glasgow man arrested for multiple B&Es in vehicles

New Glasgow Regional Police Service arrested a young man Friday, August 05 at approximately 6:30 a.m. after they received a call from a resident that...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Highway 104 crash sends two to hospital

 Marshy Hope - RCMP officers were on scene yesterday, August 4, attending to a two vehicle crash that occurred earlier that afternoon. At approximately 3:40...

Healthy bat colony discovered

The discovery of a colony of healthy bats is a hopeful sign for Nova Scotia's at-risk bat population. Scientists estimate that nearly 300 healthy female...

2016 Riverfront Jubilee gallery

Hey everyone - Did you miss out on the 2016 Riverfront Jubilee? Well, we didn't - and we took lots and lots of pictures...
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Margaree Highland Games celebrating fifth year

In the last five years, the Margaree Highland Games have seen themselves welcomed into Heavy Events circles with open arms, and have quickly become...

Living the Fox Harb’r lifestyle – for a day

Rolling and meticulously crafted landscapes, the sight and salt-tinged smell of the Northumberland Strait and a taste of the Fox Harb'r lifestyle … that’s...

Chokes by the Ocean action

While the main pay per view event kicked off at Saturday night, Chokes by the Ocean provided a solid day's worth of rough and...