Youth call for action

NEW GLASGOW — People of nearly all ages gathered at Glasgow Square last Saturday for a youth-oriented rally calling for the end of racism. Teens Now Talk and =ITY Inspiring Today’s Youth Society) hosted the Stomp out Racism and Black Lives Matter rally under the themes Stomp out Racism and Hold the Line. The event...

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Taking a stand … against domestic violence

Members of the Black Lives Matter movement took a stand against domestic violence Sunday evening outside of the New Glasgow Police station. The protest was sparked by a recent incident that happened in the community. After those involved and some in the community felt the response by NGRPD was not appropriate for the situation, the...

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Nail gun sentencing set over

A Pictou County man will wait until March for final sentencing after being found guilty of criminal negligence causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon. Shawn Wade Hynes is accused of using a nail gun to shoot NH Dlamini in the back at a Pictou County worksite on Sept. 19, 2018. He was found...

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New Viola’s Way sign for downtown street

NEW GLASGOW — Tributes were directed last week toward Viola’s Way that now occupies downtown New Glasgow. A Viola’s Way sign replacing the lower part of Forbes Street was unveiled last Friday to honour the memory of businesswoman and civil rights activist Viola Desmond. The new street name and location of the ceremony has a...

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