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RCMP charges Antigonish man for child pornography offences

ANTIGONISH - Antigonish District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged an Antigonish man with possession of child pornography and accessing child pornography. On...
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No charges against officers justified in Pictou Landing arrest by RCMP

PICTOU LANDING - No charges will be laid against two RCMP officers who arrested a suspect last summer. The Serious Incident Response Team explained the...

Costume contest for Pop Classics

Organizers of the Pictou County Pop Classics will host another costume contest at their February 10 show at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre. A $100...
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NSTU ends strike action as teachers and Province reach tentative agreement

The province and the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU), representing public school teachers, have reached a tentative agreement for about 9,300 public school teachers in Nova...

In the beginning …

(Editor's note: The Advocate is very happy to welcome back Jim Turple and his Pictou Island Memories, a column that ran for many years...

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)

Want to be a winner?

Do you like music and love to dance? Love to have fun? Want to have a real Winter Blast? Then this contest is for...
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Anchor Motors transfers to new ownership

STELLARTON - Anchor Motors is changing hands. Shauna and Marc Comeau, owners of Anchor Motors, announced today that they have entered into a purchase and...
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Pictou SOC announces options

The Pictou School Advisory Committee announced last night their final proposal they are planning on bringing forth to the superintendent of Chignecto Central Regional...
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Former Canadian Tire exec at helm of Empire

STELLARTON - The former CEO of Canadian Tire is now at the helm of Empire Company Limited. Empire's board of directors has announced the appointment...