The year in review

Globally, we were captivated by the dramatic cave rescue of a dozen young soccer players and their coach in Thailand. History was made on the national scale in October with the legalization of cannabis. Locally, the war between the mill and all of those groups and individuals opposed to its effluent pipe line proposal dominated and continues […]

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Coin presented to Stellarton Legion

After a visit to the Stellarton Legion for a levy Colonel Colin Todd of the Nova Scotia Highlanders noticed that the legion was missing a coin out of their collection. In the Legion, there is a small museum display that holds different military mementoes including a collection of coins. As a recruit completes basic training they are awarded a […]

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Two arrested after Search Warrant executed

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, at approximately 2:30 PM, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Abercrombie Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.   As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine, oxycodone, amphetamine, and cannabis marihuana. […]

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Changing of the guard

Military museum’s founder, Vincent Joyce, steps down Vincent Joyce is giving up one passion to concentrate on another. The founder, president and stalwart of the Pictou County Military Museum is retiring from that position, effective the end of September. He is moving to the Hammonds Plains area to be closer to family – including his two sons and his […]

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County residents can Discuss Accessibility at Law Amendments Committee

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from the original to include the fact that discussion can also be done via video conference. County residents are encouraged to present their views about the province’s first accessibility legislation, Bill 59, to the Law Amendments Committee. It will be set up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. […]

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Drugs seized after search warrant executed

STELLARTON – A quantity of drugs were seized Friday night after police executed a search warrant in Stellarton. At approximately 10:30 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Bridge Avenue.  As a result, police seized a […]

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Woman sustains injuries after two-vehicle collision

NEW GLASGOW – On Friday, Jan. 27 at approximately 12:26 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services, responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Park and Summer streets. A 36-year-old female was driving a Honda Civic that was travelling westbound on Park Street, where […]

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