First cruise ship of the season

Dwight MacDonald, a member of the Northumberland Fisheries Museum’s board of directors, spent time volunteering at the museum on Wednesday during the arrival of passengers from the Pearl Seas cruise ship that docked in Pictou for the day. Seated from the left are Jim and Peggy Crew from Texas, who are among the cruise ship’s...

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Collision claims the life of one and leaves four injured

ENFIELD – A motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 yesterday has claimed the life of one and has left four injured. Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP, EHS and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a collision on Highway 102, between Exits 6 and 7. Initial investigation determined that a 2011 Toyota Corolla, that was travelling...

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Lights, camera, action!

PICTOU — A one-person play authored by local resident John Meir is being transformed into a film he hopes to premiere in late August at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre. Stewart Cresswell with Simple Films in River John is directing the film as a joint effort between his film company and the Ship Hector Society....

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Pearl Mist coming to Pictou for Thanksgiving

The Pearl Mist will be sliding into the Port of Pictou late this Thanksgiving evening and throughout the day on Tuesday. The ship has close to 200 passengers from numerous areas across the United States and the cruise line Pearl Seas has Pictou as one of its regular ports of call due to the interest in the...

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In the Mist …

The Pearl Mist cruise ship was docked in Pictou on a bright and sunny Saturday bringing with it approximately 200 passengers who enjoyed the sights and sounds of Pictou. (Brimicombe photo)...

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RCMP investigates single-vehicle collision

SALTSPRINGS – Three men are in hospital following a single-vehicle rollover that occurred Sunday afternoon. At 3:38 p.m., Pictou County RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 104 in Salt Springs. A Honda Accord traveling east on Highway 104 lost control and rolled several times before coming to a stop in the middle...

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