Starbucks breaking ground in New Glasgow

Venti, grande, tall — it may be a different language to some but it will soon be regular vernacular to Pictou County residents as construction begins on a Starbucks store in New Glasgow. The planned free-standing store will be built in the parking lot at the Aberdeen Business Centre, the corner located closest to East...

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Pedestrian dies following collision

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate as pedestrian dies later in hospital NEW GLASGOW – On May 1 at approximately 10:28 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a 2016 Lexus and a pedestrian at the...

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Police charge driver after pedestrian struck in crosswalk

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a driver after a pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk in New Glasgow today (May 1). At approximately 10:28 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of the motor vehicle collision involving a 2016 Lexus and a pedestrian...

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No injuries following two-vehicle collision

NEW GLASGOW – No one was injured on Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision that happened on East River Road. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to the crash on Jan. 22 at approximately 12:10 p.m. The collision involved a lone  57-year old male driving a 2018 Subaru Outback, travelling northbound on East River Road who collided...

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Driver who fled accident scene facing charges

NEW GLASGOW – The driver who fled the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Monday is facing charges. On Monday, Jan. 21 at approximately 7:05 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a two motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Park Street and East River Road. The collision involved a lone 18- year old...

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Man dies following vehicle/pedestrian collision

New Glasgow Regional Police have reported the man involved in Monday evening’s  vehicle/pedestrian collision on East River Road has died. The incident occurred near McColl Street, New Glasgow, at approximately 7:10 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of the...

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No injuries following two-vehicle collision

New Glasgow Regional Police were called to the scene of a two- vehicle collision last night, Nov. 13. At approximately 4:45 p.m., police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a two motor vehicle collision on East River Road in front of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. The collision...

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Pro-life rally fosters pro-choice demo

A pro-life demonstration in New Glasgow on Sunday attracted approximately 40 people and inspired a counter pro-choice rally across the street. It was part of an hour-long annual event called Life Chain taking place across the country where participants are encouraged to “pray silently while holding signs proclaiming their support of the right to life,”...

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Glen Haven Manor celebrating Continuing Care Month

NEW GLASGOW — Glen Haven Manor is celebrating Continuing Care Month in September. The provincial theme, Continuing Care: Your Home, Our Passion, reflects the commitment of continuing care services to help people to live well in the place they chose to call home. It also reinforces the skills and compassion of the many people who...

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Heartland Tour returning to Pictou County July 10

It all starts — and ends — at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. On July 10, the 12th annual Heartland Tour returns to Pictou County. Local organizers have been busy planning cycling and walking events to appeal to all ages and abilities. Kathy Saulnier is the community leader and has overall responsibility for the 50...

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