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Crushers to host MHL Showcase

NEW GLASGOW – The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been selected as hosts for the third annual Maritime Hokey League Showcase on October 8 and 9 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The showcase is an opportunity for all 12 MHL teams to play in one designated area so that college and professional hockey scouts […]

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Crushers out of MHL playoffs; Michael Dill reaches milestone

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been officially eliminated from the MHL playoffs. The Crushers lost 4-2 to the visiting Truro Bearcats on Tuesday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They entered the game eight points behind the Bearcats with only a mathematical chance of claiming the fourth and final playoff spot in the league’s […]

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Garnier found guilty of second-degree murder in death of Catherine Campbell

A jury has found Christopher Garnier guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a local woman. The Halifax jury deliberated for less than five hours before reaching the verdict in Nova Scotia Supreme Court following a four-week trial. The body of Catherine Campbell, off-duty Truro police officer and member of the Stellarton Fire Department, […]

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Services being enhanced despite psychiatrist’s exit, Vienneau says

NEW GLASGOW — The remaining local psychiatrist says service is being strengthened despite the departure of the area’s other psychiatrist. Dr. Theresa Vienneau, who practises in New Glasgow but is also the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s department head of psychiatry for the Northern Zone that includes hospitals in New Glasgow, Truro and Amherst, acknowledged the […]

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