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NDP says it will reverse cuts to Pictou County nursing homes

NEW GLASGOW – NDP Leader Gary Burrill will make a platform announcement this afternoon at a nomination meeting here. Burrill will announce that an NDP government will reverse Stephen McNeil’s cuts to nursing homes in Pictou County and across the Strait region. Burrill is in Pictou County for the nomination of Deborah Stiles in Pictou […]

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Fox Harb’r hosting clay shooting Spring Lobster Cup

WALLACE – George Digweed, 26-time World Clay Shooting Champion, is hosting the 2017 Spring Lobster Cup, at Fox Harb’r Resort from May 19 to 21. With more than $5,000 in prizes, medal presentations happen after each of the three NSCA registered shoots. Fox Harb’r is Nova Scotia’s world-class luxury recreational, residential and lifestyle destination, the […]

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Provincial garden club convention ramping up

Registration closes May 1st for the three-day Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs Convention. The Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs (NSAGC) consists of 57 plus garden clubs and associated horticultural societies across Nova Scotia. The NSAGC itself has seven districts across the province. Their mandate is to promote gardening across the province, beautifying landscapes […]

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Motorist charged with multiple offences after fleeing from police

ANTIGONISH – A 48-year-old man from Antigonish County faces several charges after fleeing from the RCMP. At 3:40 p.m. on April 12, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a motorcycle travelling above the posted speed limit on Highway 4 in Tracadie. When police attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the driver increased his speed up to 150 km/hr in a 70 […]

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Three-car crash in New Glasgow

Three vehicles were extensively damaged Monday following a three-vehicle crash. New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating the collision that took place near the intersection of Park Street and Terra Cotta Drive on Monday at approximately 4 p.m. Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services, responded to the crash. The driver […]

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Driver charged following two-vehicle collision

NEW GLASGOW – A male driver was charged for failing to yield under the Motor Vehicle Act following a two-vehicle collision. On Friday, April 14 at approximately 11:10 am, New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services, responded to a 9-1-1 call about a collision near the intersection […]

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