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Indigenous leaders and allies unite in Antigonish to stop Alton Gas project

ANTINGONISH – Frontline water defenders shared stories of corporate trickery, modern impacts of colonization and struggles to protect their communities from the expansion of a toxic industry on Wednesday. They were talking about the Alton Gas project. The speakers, including Sipekne’katik elder Dorene Bernard, Truckhouse organizer Dale Poulette and earth scientist Carrie-Ellen Gabriel described the […]

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County says support for fixed bus route still a possibility

County council says the doors are still open for public transit in the Municipality of the County of Pictou. At a special finance committee meeting Monday evening at Municipal Council for the Municipality of the County of Pictou, councillors rejected a motion concerning the CHAD fixed route pilot project. The motion was brought forth after […]

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RCMP searches home, seizes prescription pills and marijuana

Frankville, Antigonish County – Quantities of marijuana and prescription pills were seized from a home on March 9 after the RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) of Antigonish/Guysborough County searched a home in Frankville. The same home was searched Wednesday by RCMP, and quantities of marijuana and prescription pills were seized at that time as […]

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New Sobeys partnership means more food for hungry Nova Scotians

NEW GLASGOW – Sobeys has partnered with Feed Nova Scotia on a new retail food program that will get more food to those who need it. Thanks to new corporate guidelines introduced by Sobeys, surplus food that is close to or past its best before date but still safe for consumption or use, will now […]

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Academy students to remain in Pictou

PICTOU – High school students will continue to attend school in Pictou. There was wide-ranging reaction during a special meeting on Wednesday in Truro from the delegation of more than 100 local people who witnessed the decision by Chignecto-Central Regional School Board members who voted in favour of converting Pictou Elementary to a Primary to […]

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Lacrosse registration set for Monday night

A final in-person registration for the Pictou County Lacrosse Association will be held on Monday, April 10th from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at the Trenton Community Rink Annex. Any players wishing to register, or any parents having questions regarding lacrosse this season, can attend this registration or forward questions to info@pictoucountylacrosse.ca .   You may also register online at […]

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