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Crushers to host MHL Showcase

NEW GLASGOW – The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been selected as hosts for the third annual Maritime Hokey League Showcase on October 8 and 9 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The showcase is an opportunity for all 12 MHL teams to play in one designated area so that college and professional hockey scouts […]

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Crushers out of MHL playoffs; Michael Dill reaches milestone

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been officially eliminated from the MHL playoffs. The Crushers lost 4-2 to the visiting Truro Bearcats on Tuesday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They entered the game eight points behind the Bearcats with only a mathematical chance of claiming the fourth and final playoff spot in the league’s […]

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Local Habitat for Humanity group has eye on retaining young families

A new building project is in the works for Stellarton and, while it will be on a smaller scale physically, it will have big effects. It’s a Habitat for Humanity house that will provide affordable housing to a local family. Stellarton Mayor Danny MacGillivray explains, “It was an idea that formulated with me after I […]

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