Police looking for info on car fire

New Glasgow Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in providing information about a car fire that occurred Friday, Dec. 8 at 4:40 a.m. On that day, New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department responded to a car fire on Skylark Street. The blue Ford car was completely destroyed. Preliminary reports have...

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Pen maker writing his own future

A project in high school has turned into a calling for Dylan Thompson-MacKay. The Pictou County native started making wooden pens as a project in his wood shop class at Northumberland Regional High School. It was after he made his first pen that Thompson-MacKay found himself on a golf course playing a round with a...

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RCMP requesting public assistance in locating stolen trailer and car

LOWER TRURO – Colchester District RCMP is requesting public`s assistance in locating a stolen utility trailer containing a BMW sports car. Just prior to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 30, a white enclosed utility trailer containing a 2001 BMW M3 sports car, was stolen from the parking lot at the Volkswagen dealership on Meadow Drive in...

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Riverside hosting event

PICTOU — How long Rollie MacDonald drives his No. 13 during the 2017 Parts for Trucks Maritime Pro Stock Tour is uncertain. The veteran driver placed 12th in the opening feature on May 20 at Scotia SpeedWorld and was not among the 26 drivers who finished the next feature on June 10 at Petty International...

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Revving up for annual car show

The Pictou County Antique Car Club has been showing off their cars and riding in style for 40 years. Each year, the club holds its annual car show at the Parkdale track in New Glasgow, drawing in car collectors, owners and admirers from all over the Atlantic Provinces. During their car show each year, club...

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Routes to Riches taking second spin around county

Buckle up and get ready for The Great Pictou County Routes to Riches Race — round two. This is Pictou County Roots for Youth’s second annual Routes to Riches fundraiser. Date is July 15 – same weekend as last year. And the organizers couldn’t be more excited to get their motors runnin’. “We are ecstatic...

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59th year for Festival of the Tartans

NEW GLASGOW – Kilts will be swinging and cabers tossed as the town gets back to its roots with the annual Festival of the Tartans. The event is entering its 59th year, running until 17. The festival kicked off Wednesday with opening ceremonies and tea at the Carmichael-Stewart House Museum. The town also  presented the...

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