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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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$5 million investment at St. FX aimed at spurring local economy

ANTIGONISH – A $5 million investment to help create the Mulroney Institute of Government at St. Francis Xavier University will help attract research and spur the local economy. Announced Wednesday, Oct. 26, by Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey, on behalf of Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan, the institute will support research […]

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