NGRPD release photos of vehicles of interest involved in collision on East River Road

New Glasgow, Nova Scotia—New Glasgow Regional Police is releasing two photo(s) of two vehicles of interest as it continues to investigate an ongoing investigation of a  motor vehicle collision that occurred on East River Road, New Glasgow. The motor vehicle collision occurred on Wednesday January 27, 2021 at the Shell Gas Bar and Needs Store...

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Happiness found in knitting

It has only been a couple of months since Nick Noiles moved to Pictou County from Amherst and he has already started getting involved in the community and settling into his new home. After learning to knit from his mother two years ago, Noiles has been knitting up a storm ever since and has brought...

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Takin’ it tropical

Westville group puts together new painting in library A corner of the Westville Library will be a little more tropical, thanks to the Westville Heritage Art Group. They have added a tropical waterfall, foliage, and some tropical birds to the children’s section of the library to help families and children relax and enjoy their books...

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Paranormal in Pictou

McCulloch House focus of Haunting episode It may not have been a stormy night but it was certainly dark and a little spooky when the cast and crew of Haunted spent the late hours of the night at the McCulloch House in Pictou. The Eastlink show travels around Nova Scotia spending a couple of nights...

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NGRP debuts body cameras

Pilot project will test feasibility of cameras for frontline officers The New Glasgow Regional Police will have a bit more peace of mind in the next couple of months as they will have the benefit of wearing body cameras to record what they see and do during some situations. With accusations of police brutality across...

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Westville Boxing Club on the move

The Westville Boxing club has made the long-awaited move to a new space. Having been practising in a dome building in Westville, Aaron Kinch, coach and owner of the club is happy to have a proper place for his students to be able to practise and learn new skills. “It’s been three years with no...

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Cookies and care

Local teen raises donations for food bank Baking may be a holiday tradition for some to enjoy the treats, but Mohammed Tolba spent his two weeks off school on holiday break baking up an impressive amount of cookies — all for a good cause. “I just really wanted to help the homeless in the community,”...

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Farewell flowers

Bob Parker retires from West River Greenhouses Much like his flowers, Robert “Bob” Parker’s career has sprouted and bloomed over the years. It has become something for other business owners to admire, a staple to the community, and a source of beauty that spreads wherever his flowers are planted. He had been considering it as...

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Tinsel town for all

The Museum of Industry’s hit Christmas display Tiny Tinsel Town is reaching so much further than it has before with a little help from technology. Museum staff had a video put together for the display this year showcasing parts of the extensive collection of miniature homes and Christmas or winter scenes with different themes. One...

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