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Burning restrictions begin March 15

The weather may indicate otherwise, but the official start to wildfire season is March 15, and Nova Scotians are reminded to Check Before You Burn. People should check the BurnSafe website at novascotia.ca/BurnSafe for counties and municipalities where domestic burning of brush and campfires are permitted or restricted. Burning restrictions apply until Oct. 15. “While […]

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Halloween safety tips from RCMP

The following article has been supplied by RCMP: With the excitement of Halloween, costumed kids sometimes forget their safety rules, which can make the evening dangerous as drivers navigate roads. However, there are a few things parents/guardians, children/teens and motorists can do to make sure everyone celebrates safely. Parents and Guardians: Know who your children […]

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Frauds and scams

Seniors Now! Speakers Series (drop-in) presents Frauds and Scams, 1:30-2:30 p.m., New Glasgow Library. Barb Smith, senior safety officer and executive director with the Pictou County Municipalities Crime Prevention Association will be speaking on keeping yourself safe and safeguards when it comes to sharing personal information.

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REMO warns people to stay off the roads

UPDATE: NEW GLASGOW- Pictou County REMO Coordinator John Davison is reminding residents of Pictou County to only travel if absolutely necessary and to use extreme caution as poor driving conditions continue during today’s blizzard. “Conditions are worse than yesterday, so we want people to continue to be safe and to use good judgment,” says Davison. […]

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