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Highway twinning open houses

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is holding two open houses to provide the public with information about the proposed twinning project of Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish. An open house will take place today, Nov. 6, between 4 and 7 p.m. at the MacKay Room, Bloomfield Centre, 5555 Union Place, St. […]

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Visit ends cruise season

PICTOU — It may have been a dreary day for the last cruise ship visit of the season, but there are more to come. Pictou Parks and Recreation co-ordinator Michelle Young said the Pearl Seas line that included the Pearl Mist that docked for the final time for the season last Wednesday has visits booked […]

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Rail cars removed after derailment

STELLARTON — Residents along Riverbank Street are getting over another derailment beside their homes. Crews were busy on Thursday with heavy equipment removing rail cars that derailed earlier in the week. Although there were no injuries, residents who live between the street and rail lines owned by the Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railway […]

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Soccer registration in progress

STELLARTON – Soccer registration in the Highland Football Club’s fall and winter schedules for boys and girls ages 11-16 is winding up. Players can register at highlandsoccer.ca  but can also refer to the club’s Facebook page (HFC Soccer) for more details. Those interested can also access admin@highlandsoccer.ca with any questions about the club or its […]

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Dreaming big

A skip across The Pond was the inspiration needed for the folks at Dream Candy as they made their way to Scotland for the Social Enterprise World Forum held mid-September. Deelle Hines and Camilla MacDonald attended the conference that featured approximately 1,400 delegates from all over the world. Aside from the beautiful scenery and architecture […]

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