Tender called to improve access to East River Business Park

The East River Business Park is busy with activity as it prepares for new opportunities. The 17-acre commercial park located along the East River Road, owned by the Town of New Glasgow and the Municipality of Pictou County, has issued a tender for a signalized intersection. The new intersection will be located at the end...

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Police searching for suspects, vehicle in armed robbery

The New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Tara Inn on East River Road earlier this morning. At approximately 5:42 a.m. on December 21, two males entered a guest room and left with an undisclosed amount of money and other property.  No one was injured.  Suspects immediately left the...

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Hold on to your … tree

Heavy rain and high winds have been the order of the day so far today. High winds have blown down the Christmas tree beside the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow. The tree was only recently stood along East River Road. (Goodwin photo)...

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New wastewater lift station to be constructed in East River Road Business Park

EAST RIVER ROAD –   An important piece of infrastructure will be soon be constructed in a Pictou County business park. CF Construction has been awarded the tender to install a wastewater lift station in the East River Business Park.  The tender of $489,702.50 was awarded by New Scotland Business Development Incorporated that is made up...

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Opposing groups picket over abortion issue

NEW GLASGOW — Groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue gathered on each side of East River Road on Sunday. Ray Hodgson was among those picketing in opposition to abortion on behalf of National Life Chain. Life Chain invites churches to pray for 90 minutes and hold posters with approved pro-life messages on the...

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Starbucks breaking ground in New Glasgow

Venti, grande, tall — it may be a different language to some but it will soon be regular vernacular to Pictou County residents as construction begins on a Starbucks store in New Glasgow. The planned free-standing store will be built in the parking lot at the Aberdeen Business Centre, the corner located closest to East...

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Pedestrian dies following collision

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate as pedestrian dies later in hospital NEW GLASGOW – On May 1 at approximately 10:28 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a 2016 Lexus and a pedestrian at the...

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Police charge driver after pedestrian struck in crosswalk

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a driver after a pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk in New Glasgow today (May 1). At approximately 10:28 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of the motor vehicle collision involving a 2016 Lexus and a pedestrian...

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No injuries following two-vehicle collision

NEW GLASGOW – No one was injured on Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision that happened on East River Road. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to the crash on Jan. 22 at approximately 12:10 p.m. The collision involved a lone  57-year old male driving a 2018 Subaru Outback, travelling northbound on East River Road who collided...

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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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