Crushers win seventh straight

Make it seven wins in a row for the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. Isaac Chapman’s overtime goal gave the Crushers a 3-2 victory over the Yarmouth Mariners at the Pictou County Wellness Centre in the Crushers’ only game this week in the Maritime Hockey League. It was the Crushers’ ninth win in their last 10...

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Pictou Island Christmas 1959

The weather during the month of December 1959 remained mild, middle to high 30s Fahrenheit, the wind blew hard from the south nearly every day and it rained a lot. Jimmie MacDonald and wife Viney were found deceased in their burnt out home on December 10. Consequently, over the next several days, Arnold MacMillan kept...

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MHL Regular Season begins today

The MHL regular season gets underway tonight. For its 51st campaign, the league will once again feature twelve teams in two divisions – Eastlink North and Eastlink South – playing a 50 game schedule. Each team will play 24 home games, 24 road games and two games at the MHL Showcase in Summerside, PEI on...

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Racing into first

It was a mad dash for Pictou County’s Brenda Millar this July as she set off to capture first place in the P.E.I. Credit Union’s Cash Dash event. The event is modelled after the popular TV show The Amazing Race with teams racing across P.E.I. and Nova Scotia to complete challenges and grab first prize...

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Anchor Motors transfers to new ownership

STELLARTON – Anchor Motors is changing hands. Shauna and Marc Comeau, owners of Anchor Motors, announced today that they have entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Pat Morris, owner of the Morris Automotive Group based in Prince Edward Island. The Morris Automotive Group assume ownership of Anchor Motors effective in Spring 2017. Anchor...

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