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Crown Attorney appointed in Antigonish

Courtney MacNeil has been appointed a Crown attorney in Antigonish. Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions, announced the appointment today, April 3. “Ms. MacNeil’s educational background and her enthusiasm for the work of criminal prosecutions will make her a valuable addition to our team,” said Herschorn. A native of Antigonish, MacNeil graduated from St. Francis […]

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PICTOU — Pipes of War — Vimy Ridge will be presented at the deCoste Centre on Sunday, April 9, the 100th anniversary of the World War One battle. The battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917 was a defining event for Canada, considered by many contemporaries and later scholars to be a significant event in Canada’s […]

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Alan Doyle, Matt Mays, Matt Andersen and Wintersleep to rock Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW – It’ll be a bit of a homecoming for the 2017 Jubilee when Sunday night co-headliners Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies and Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide, and Saturday night co-headliners Matt Mays and Wintersleep take the stage. Saturday night has co-headliners, Matt Mays and Wintersleep. Mays had rocked the river […]

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CCRSB Board Meeting for Pictou Schools postponed

The Special Board Meeting of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board scheduled for this evening at Pictou Elementary has been rescheduled to Monday, March 27th due to the storm forecasted for the local area. The meeting on Monday, March 27th will be held at Pictou Elementary. Start time is 7:00 pm. Members of the Northwestern Pictou […]

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