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In port

The Warnow Venus is docked today in Pictou Harbour while flat trucks with goods for export waited to be unloaded. The ship is considered...
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Fatal house fire leads to investigation

(EDITOR's NOTE: This story has been edited from the original version to correct the name of the road where the fire occurred from Avondale...
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Blue Green Algae in Pictou County

Residents and visitors in Granton, Pictou Co. and area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from Middle River, and connecting waterbodies...

Trudeau-mania all over again

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets a very large and exuberant crowd today at a barbecue near Glasgow Square in New Glasgow. The event was hosted...

Waiting for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

A large crowd gathers near Glasgow Square to await the arrival of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In the distance, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser...

Business coming to town and bringing jobs

NEW GLASGOW – Web.com Canada, Inc., New Glasgow has arrived. The company announced on Monday it would be locating in the former Convergys facility at...
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RCMP investigates single-vehicle collision

SALTSPRINGS - Three men are in hospital following a single-vehicle rollover that occurred Sunday afternoon. At 3:38 p.m., Pictou County RCMP responded to a motor...
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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...