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Early thaw prompts weight restrictions

Weight restrictions will be in place on all provincial gravel roads starting at noon today, Feb. 24. Gravel roads will be posted to a maximum of 15,000 kilograms until further notice. Unseasonably warm weather is softening gravel roads to the point where weight restrictions are necessary to avoid unsafe road conditions and expensive repairs. The […]

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Pictou County 2020 hosting annual event

Pictou County 2020’s annual event is happening next week! This year’s event is hosted in partnership with the Municipal Economic Development Group, the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and PULSE Pictou County. The 230 people who attended the first Pictou County 2020 conversation created a vision of a healthy, united, thriving and bold Pictou County. […]

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Police issue public safety warning for motorists on East Pictou County Highway 104

Pictou County RCMP wish to advise all motorist travelling on the 104 Highway between Broadway and Barney River Station to uses extreme caution due to black ice. Police report between 4 and 5 p.m. today they have responded to six motor vehicle collisions as result of that the layer of black ice that has formed on the roadway. No serious […]

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