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The 12 scams of Christmas: BBB presents the most popular scams to make Santa’s naughty list this holiday season

With Christmas around the corner, The Better Business Bureau is notifying consumers on the most popular scams around this time. The spirit of Christmas usually brings out the joy of giving for most people, but for scammers the holidays are a time of taking. Buying gifts and donating to charities presents countless opportunities for scrooges […]

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No injuries after pellet gun found on school bus

NEW GLASGOW – No students were injured earlier this week when police received a report about a possible firearm onboard a school bus. On Tuesday at approximately 3:45 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received the report. Police responded and upon investigation it was determined that the replica firearm was a pellet gun which was brought […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police arrest 41 year old for voyeurism

NEW GLASGOW – A 41-year-old New Glasgow man has been charged by New Glasgow Regional Police with voyeurism. The arrest was made on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at approximately 10:20 a.m. at a Westside Medical Centre after receiving a complaint about voyeurism. Police say the incident happened in the staff washroom, where the suspect was video […]

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Staples Superpower your School contest accepting entries

Ten environmentally conscious schools across the country will each earn $25,000 worth of new technology from Staples Canada as part of the retailer’s Superpower your School Contest. Schools are invited to enter the contest at Staples.ca/PowerEco and share their eco initiatives for a chance to win. The Superpower your School Contest runs until January 31, […]

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Central Supplies being sold to Kent Building Supplies

Central Supplies is being sold to Kent Building Supplies by the end of the year. Central owner Steve Smith made the announcement today (Tuesday) saying in a press release, “It is with many mixed emotions I announce today that effective December 31, 2016 I am selling Central Supplies to the Kent Building Supplies organization.” Smith […]

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