Asea during the Storm of the Century

I can relate to the movie titled The Perfect Storm. Judith Reeves based this movie on her actual accounts. Ms. Reeves was based on a Japanese fishing boat and was monitoring the tuna catch some 275 kilometers off Nova Scotia on the night of Oct. 29 1991. Three weather systems came together on that night...

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Potential COVID exposure at local eatery

A Stellarton restaurant is the latest local business to have had a possible exposure to COVID_19. Nova Scotia Health Public Health issued a press release on Wednesday advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at Andre’s Piza. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone at the eatery, located at...

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Possible exposure to COVID-19 at local pool hall

Century Snooker Club in New Glasgow had a possible COVID-19 exposure earlier this month. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of the potential exposure via a press release. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Public Health advises that anyone who worked or visited the Century Snooker Club...

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Four men arrested following reports of shots fired

PICTOU LANDING – Four men have been arrested after shooting at a fisherman from Pictou Landing First Nation. A press release from Pictou District RCMP issued this afternoon has confirmed the arrests. The press release notes that at approximately 5:30 p.m. on December 13, RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the Northumberland...

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Farmhouse fire displaces three people

Three people have been displaced by a weekend fire that gutted a farmhouse near Salt Springs. The couple and a teenaged daughter are staying with relatives for now and have been helped by Canadian Red Cross volunteers with emergency purchases like food, clothing and some other basics. They were not home at the time so...

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Railway crossing tamperings under investigation

Antigonish RCMP are investigating after several incidents of railway crossing being tampered with. On December 9, Antigonish RCMP responded to three incidents of railway crossings being tampered with in various parts of Antigonish County. On December 11, they responded to a fourth incident, this time in Monastery. During the course of the investigation, Antigonish RCMP...

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NGRPD investigate hate Motivated Incident at a local pool hall

NEW GLASGOW-On Thursday December 10, 2020 shortly after midnight, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an assault at a local Pool Hall in New Glasgow, N.S. Two persons were arrested and charged on scene. 35-year-old female and was charged with an assault and possession of a drug. 49-year-old male was arrested and charged with an...

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Pictou County Mental Health Roundtable offering free webinar

If you’re wondering how we create a better community response to mental health crises, the Coordinating Committee of the Pictou County Mental Wellness Roundtable wants to hear from you. The Coordinating Committee of the Pictou County Mental Wellness Roundtable is offering an opportunity to learn more about gaps in community responses to mental health crises...

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UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police Safely resolve the incident, New Glasgow, N.S

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 11:00 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a Merigomish Road residence for a report of a well-being check.   On Wednesday December 9, 2020 at 12:45 p.m., with a brief interaction with the police the lone male was safely apprehended without further incident.  Several firearms were seized from...

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Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 were identified Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 117 active cases. Eleven of the new cases are in Central Zone, including the case connected to Citadel High School, in Halifax, that was reported yesterday afternoon. Three cases are in Northern Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases. The...

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