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Murrin was on X’s best teams

Most of our communities, I would suggest, have their fair share of good people who earned the respect and admiration of others. Antigonish is no exception. That’s what came to mind last week when I learned of Ed Murrin’s passing at his home in the cathedral town. To simply say he was a favourite with […]

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End of an era

This is all that’s left of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. The former rink was torn down this week to make way for adult housing units. As of Friday afternoon, this pile of rubble that was once the Stadium was being cleaned up. (Mike MacKean photo)

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Tumbling down…

There is not much left now of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. Demolition of the former rink began last week with the gutting of the inside and the removal of the external steel. The Stadium was once home to the Weeks Crushers before that team’s move to the Pictou County Wellness […]

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Driver charged after pedestrian struck

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a driver after a pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk. On Feb. 2  at approximately 10:40 a.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 a motor vehicle collision involving a 2010 Toyota Corolla and […]

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