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Three youth arrested for arson in Westville

WESTVILLE – Three young people have been arrested in connection to the March 1 fire at the former Highland Consolidated Middle School. Members of the Westville Fire Department were assisted by those from the Stellarton and Alma fire department in extinguishing the blaze. Westville Police Chief Don Hussher said in a press release today, “The […]

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Stellarton Police investigation sexual assault

Stellarton Police are investigating a sexual assault. According to police, the incident occurred around 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 on Foster Avenue. The accused, a 24-year-old from Stellarton, was arrested a short time later in Stellarton. He will appear in Provincial Court later today on charges of break and enter, sexual assault and possession of […]

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RCMP investigates property damage at local music festival

CANSO – Guysborough District RCMP is investigating a recent break and enter that occurred at the grounds of the annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso. Sometime during the overnight hours on December 10, multiple buildings at the festival grounds were broken into and several doors were damaged in the process. Police say this kind […]

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Police investigating break into commercial business

New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a break and enter at a commercial property on East River Road. On Tuesday, Sept. 5 at approximately 2:10 a.m., police responded to the break and enter. Preliminary investigation determined it took place sometime early this morning. If you believe you have any information regarding this incident, please contact […]

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Antigonish RCMP request help to return stolen property

ANTIGONISH – RCMP here is investigating some recent break and enters into abandoned properties and isrequesting public assistance as a result. In the past two weeks, Antigonish RCMP has responded to two break-and-enters into abandoned properties. Multiple items have been taken from these properties and have been appearing for sale online in local buy-and-sell groups. […]

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