Firearms, drugs seized

WATERVLE – A 59-year-old man from Pictou County is facing numerous weapon and drug charges following the search of a home in Watervale, Pictou County. On October 13, Pictou County District RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Craig Road. As a result of the search, police seized several firearms, ammunition and a quantity of […]

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New Glasgow Rotary’s Tasting with a Twist to showcase Nova Scotian flavours and support a local charity

NEW GLASGOW — The New Glasgow Rotary Club is bringing back its signature tasting fundraising event that will support Nova Scotian culinary and local charities. Tasting will a Twist will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Summer Street Industries, featuring Nova Scotian fare, produced by local food trunks as well as homegrown breweries, […]

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Pulling together

The rainy weather on Saturday morning didn’t stop Pictou County from pulling together — literally — as the United Way Pulling for Change event started up after a half hour delay. With 11 teams registering for this year’s event, participation may have been slightly down but the soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of participants […]

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Local agencies get grant to help reduce poverty

Communities throughout Nova Scotia, including Pictou County, will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty. Pictou County Roots for Youth Society has received $27,746 for the Homeless No More project, from the Building Vibrant Communities grant program that helps community-based organizations develop innovative approaches and build their capacity as government works to reduce […]

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River ‘daze’

The East River was bustling with activity Saturday afternoon as nearly 100 people came out to celebrate the centrepiece of the town and highlight the river as a great asset for activity. After a small group of people from New Glasgow got together with the goal to highlight the river, the Ride the River event […]

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Golden years

It is a year for celebrating 50th anniversaries and a local couple is marking this milestone with a celebration being held at a facility that is also marking its 50th anniversary. And the two are interwoven and connected in the most special of ways. Cheryl and Robert ‘Red’ MacKean will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary […]

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