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Bombers host opener Sunday

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers are preparing to open their regular-season schedule in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League.The Bombers will visit...
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Crushers open in top 20

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will open the MHL’s regular season this week in the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20.The Crushers are ranked...
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Westville star I never knew

I never intended to address the matter publicly — but I believe I should. Otherwise it will occupy a spot on my conscience for...
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Preserving our heritage is vital

If you know me, you know I’ve never stopped loving the Pictou County where I grew up and where I began my newspaper career...

Race boasts plenty of invention, laughs

MERIGOMISH – Cardboard and duct tape boat races have become a staple for the annual Merigomish Fun Day.That was evident on Saturday as three...

Malcolm scores big ace in golf

ABERCROMBIE — It was a golf weekend for the ages at Abercrombie Country Club.Kellen Malcolm did not win the men’s championship, which was...

Hall of Famers enjoy ball game

NEW GLASGOW — A one-of-a-kind softball game featured teams representing Highland Community Residential Services and member of a hall of fame Special Olympics...

Hockey camp draws praise

A five-day hockey camp featuring the skating coach for Pittsburgh Penguins stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeny Malkin is slated to end today at the...
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Hawboldt-Lays races halted

WESTVILLE — The streak of Labour Day road races in memory of Jimmie Hawboldt and Fred Lays has officially ended.That has not stopped...
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Kids’ hockey too costly?

I was sitting among the clientele in the pathology and laboratory medicine department at Dartmouth General Hospital the other morning, awaiting my turn to...