No injuries following three-vehicle collision

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, at approximately 9:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Westville Road and George Shaw Way. The collision involved a 2019 Ford Ranger, 2019 Honda CRV and a 2009 Dodge Canavan. Damage to the Honda CRV...

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Found: one hover board

If you’re missing your hover board, police may be looking for you. A hover board has been found and Pictou District RCMP would like to return it to its owner. If this item is yours, call 902-485-4333. Photo shown is representative photo only....

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MHL releases 2020-21 regular season, Honda MHL Thank You Week schedule

NEW GLASGOW – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has released the 2020-21 regular season schedule. The action begins Friday, October 30th with four games to kick off Honda MHL Thank You Week. Honda Atlantic is the title sponsor of this special initiative. Specially designed “Thank You” jerseys will be worn during each team’s home...

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New board represents CHAD

CHAD Transit now has a newly appointed Board of Directors and Executive Committee following the non-profit’s recent annual general meeting.  John McDavid has stepped down from the Board of Directors as chair.      The Executive Committee is gender balanced, notes Danny MacGillivray, executive director CHAD Transit. Rosemary Hayter is the chair, Faus Johnson is the...

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Chamber moving to new location

The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce is moving to East River Road as part of the re-development of the old Evening News building. Jack Kyte, Chamber executive director, said the move offers some unique opportunities for the organization and Chamber members. East River Road brings together several economic development focused organizations in one location, including...

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A big man on an island of big men

I was very fortunate to have met Hilton McCully from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Hilton had taught school on Pictou Island 1944-46 and provided me with old newspaper clipping from that era. The following is taken in part from an article written by Roland H. Sherwood for The Pictou Advocate 1952 and is entitled, Lobster Fisherman...

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Police looking for suspect in home invasion

Police are looking for a suspect after a report of a home invasion earlier today. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a home invasion that occurred at a residence on Temperance Street. An unknown man burst into the residence with a hatchet and demanded money from the lone occupant and immediately...

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Governments establish joint public inquiry in response to April tragedy

The joint public inquiry in response to the April tragedy in Nova Scotia has been established and the commissioners will now begin their work. The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced their intent to establish a comprehensive joint public inquiry in July. The inquiry will help determine what happened and will make recommendations to...

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A place of time and space

Proposed Ingram River Wilderness Area seeks ascension There were five of them growing in close company, dominating a gentle slope of explosive greens and soft moss, tall and wide and straight as arrows, each tipped slightly apart as though to avoid direct competition for sunlight. One look at their tableau of co-existence would be enough,...

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MHL announces 40-game regular season for 2020-21

The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s Board of Governors have approved a modified 40-game schedule for the 2020-21 regular season during a meeting Wednesday night. “Thank you to the Board of Governors, MHL Executive, Return to Play Committee, and team staff for their work in getting us to a point where we can bring hockey back...

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