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Thorburn man arrested with illegal smokes

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets following a short-term investigation by Service Nova Scotia’s Compliance and Special Investigations Unit. On July 12, in Amherst, a 65-year-old man from Thorburn was arrested after being found in possession of 80,000 illegal cigarettes. The estimated provincial tax value of the cigarettes is $22,016 and federal […]

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Local athletes on P.E.I. team

Pictou County hockey players have been playing hockey this season while pursuing studies at Holland College. First-year forward Katelyn Dunn of New Glasgow was recently named the college’s female athlete of the week ending on February 4 while playing with the Holland Hurricanes. Goalie Kara Mason and team captain Annika Mason of Stellarton and Hayley […]

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Lest we forget: Fallen remembered during services

Thousands of Pictou County residents gathered on November 11 at cenotaphs and memorials to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom … In Sunny Brae, three more names were added to the cenotaph list and the unveiling of a new interpretive panel were among highlights of the annual Remembrance Day service. The weather […]

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