Driver who fled accident scene facing charges

NEW GLASGOW – The driver who fled the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Monday is facing charges. On Monday, Jan. 21 at approximately 7:05 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a two motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Park Street and East River Road. The collision involved a lone 18- year old...

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Car crashes into Travel Lodge—UPDATED

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police arrested an adult male after the 2008 Mazda 3 he was driving crashed through the hotel building on Westville Road New Glasgow. At approximately 3:00pm, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a report that a car had driven into the side of the building at the Travel Lodge on Westville Road,...

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Two dead in single-vehicle collision

LINWOOD – Two people have died following a single-vehicle accident on September 2. At 6:51 p.m. on Sunday, a small car driving on Hwy. 4 in Linwood left the road, rolled, and a struck a tree. The two men in the front seats of the vehicle died at the scene, while a 19-year-old woman who...

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Video shows dangers on hwy. 104

The announcement to speed up the twinning process for TransCanada Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish may have been made, but construction itself cannot come soon enough. Each day travelling on the highway poses a risk for some, although it is not necessarily the highway but the drivers on it that make the road...

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Handcuffs did not play role in death: SiRT

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) ruled that handcuffs did not play a role in the death of a man involved in a motor vehicle accident last year in River John. SiRT released its report today (March 16) regarding the investigation into the  December 16, 2017 motor vehicle collision. Pictou District RCMP officers...

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Colchester County RCMP investigates fatal motor vehicle accident

HILDEN – Colchester County RCMP is investigating a fatal single motor vehicle collision here. At 5:12 a.m this morning, RCMP responded to the crash on Highway 2 in Hilden. The sole occupant of the vehicle, a 20-year-old man from Stewiacke, died at the scene. A collision re-constructionist has been called to the scene and the investigation is ongoing. Highway 2 from Kennedy Road ...

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Boating accident claims life of 33-year-old man

Ballantynes Cove – A boating incident on November 7 has claimed the life of a Cape George man. At 11:54 p.m. on November 7, Antigonish District RCMP responded to a missing person call at Ballantynes Cove Wharf Road. The caller reported a man had been out fishing, and had docked his boat, but the caller...

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Driver not injured in vehicle crash

NEW GLASGOW – The driver of a an SUV was not injured after his vehicle flipped over on Archimedes Street. At approximately 2:10 p.m. Friday, New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to the single motor vehicle collision at the intersection of North Provost and Archimedes streets. A 29-year-old...

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Police searching for missing dog

PLEASANT VALLEY – Police are looking for a dog that escaped from he scene of an accident on Wednesday. The westbound lanes of Highway 104 were closed between Exits 19 and 20 until nearly 9 p.m. last night, due to a serious collision that occurred yesterday at 1:25 p.m. Two dogs were in the vehicle...

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Tragedies mar winter of 1951

October 5th 1951 was a grey, foggy ghostlike day. Pictou Island’s Spike MacDonald had returned from Caribou with his lobster boat and reported that the car ferry operating between Caribou and Prince Edward Island, The Charles A. Dunning, had run aground on the Gull Rock Reef. It was blowing a gale from the northeast the...

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