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Fire displaces family of three

NEW GLASGOW – Three people have been displaced by a fire today  that extensively damaged an older, two-storey house in New Glasgow. Pictou County volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross have arranged emergency lodging, meals, clothing purchases and other aid for a couple and their 18-year-old son. There were no injuries from the fire, reported […]

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Sacred fire at First Nation

PICTOU LANDING – A traditional sacred fire was celebrated last week at the Pictou Landing First Nation. Everett Savary was one of four people known as fire keepers who tended and fed a sacred fire inside a teepee. He shared his knowledge of the ancient Mi’kmaq ceremony. The others were Darren Bernard, River Paul and Brandon Bernard. They […]

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Pedestrian struck, hurt

PICTOU – Members of the Pictou County RCMP were at the scene of a car-pedestrian collision on Saturday in Pictou. Police said the driver of the vehicle involved was not hurt, while the pedestrian was being treated in an ambulance at the scene before a possible transfer to hospital. The mishap occurred at about 2:30 […]

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