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RCMP lays charges, recovers stolen property following break and enters

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP has recovered three stolen televisions and a stolen chainsaw and has charged a 36-year-old Pictou man with break, enter and theft as part of an ongoing property crime investigation involving several break, enter and theft complaints in Pictou County over the past month. The accused will appear in Pictou Provincial […]

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Pictou woman charged with theft and breach of trust

A 35-year-old woman from Pictou has been charged with theft and breach of trust following a lengthy investigation. After receiving a complaint on September 16, Pictou District RCMP conducted an investigation and charged Doreen Walker with one count of theft over $5,000 and one count of breach of trust. The thefts are believed to have occurred from 2013 to 2016 from […]

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Tainted candy appears in Westville

Westville Police Service is investigating after an incident related to trick or treating on Halloween. On November 1, Westville Police were advised that a teenager from the county area was trick or treating in the Town of Westville on Halloween night. The following morning, the teen’s parent was sorting through and checking the treats when […]

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RCMP makes arrests, recovers stolen property

WESTVILLE ROAD – Pictou District RCMP have arrested two people and recovered a stolen television set during an investigation into recent thefts from RVs. On October 27, multiple thefts were reported from RVs at a business on Westville Road in New Glasgow. As a result of their investigation, police have arrested a 44-year-old man and a 32-year-old […]

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The Great Annual Lion and Skunk Bridge Competition this weekend

The annual rivalry between New Glasgow and Truro bridge clubs is happening Satrday, Oct. 29, in Truro at the Lions Club. Every year the clubs challenge one another to an extra-ordinary nail-biting bridge competition which sees the winner take away the coveted LION, leaving the losers with the stinky little skunk. New Glasgow is revved […]

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Special election required for school board District 11

PICTOU – A special election is required for Chignecto-Central Regional School Board  District 11 (Pictou municipal districts 5, 6, 7, 11 and 12) in the coming weeks due to a disqualification among the candidates. Scott Adamson, the successful candidate for the seat, informed CCRSB that at the time of his election to the board he […]

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Illegal drugs seized from New Glasgow residence

NEW GLASGOW –  A quantity of illegal drugs was seized early this morning at a home Forbes Street. At approximately 5 a.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at the residence.  As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine and cannabis […]

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