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County residents can Discuss Accessibility at Law Amendments Committee

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from the original to include the fact that discussion can also be done via video conference. County residents are encouraged to present their views about the province’s first accessibility legislation, Bill 59, to the Law Amendments Committee. It will be set up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. […]

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Temporary closure at Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital CEC Emergency Department

TATAMAGOUCHE – There will be a temporary Emergency Department closure at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche on Friday, February 3. The CEC will be closed between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician coverage. Patients with emergencies will be redirected to the Colchester East Hants Health […]

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Gunning grabs three East Coast Music Award nominations

Pictou County’s own Dave Gunning has received three 2017 East Coast Music Awards nominations. Gunning is nominated for: Folk Recording of the Year, Lift; Songwriter of the Year as well as Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year. With a career spanning two decades, the folk-roots based singer/songwriter has earned multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, a […]

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RCMP charge Coalburn man with driving related offences

COALBURN – Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 31-year-old Coalburn man for several driving related offences that occurred over the weekend. On January 28 just before 1:30 a.m., RCMP received a call about a truck driving dangerously in the Thorburn area. Police patrolled the area and located the truck in a nearby driveway. The 31-year-old driver was […]

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New Glasgow invites community participation in National Sweater Day

NEW GLASGOW – Each February, more than a million people across Canada turn down the heat and throw on their boldest sweaters to show support for taking action on climate change. National Sweater Day, led by the World Wildlife Federation Canada, strives to spark conversations about how individuals, business, and community groups can make meaningful […]

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