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Traffic disruptions in downtown New Glasgow this weekend

Anyone in the downtown area of New Glasgow this weekend will notice traffic disruptions. The Town of New Glasgow advises the traveling public that there will be several upcoming road closures to accommodate preparations and events associated with The Riverfront Jubilee. • The Glasgow Square Theatre parking lot will be closed as of 6 a.m....

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Road closures for Dragon Boat festival

The Glasgow Square parking lot will be closed all day on Friday, July 21, beginning at 6 a.m. for  site set up and preparations for the Race on the River Pictou County Dragon Boat Festival. Road closures on Friday will include the closure of Riverside Parkway from  George Street to MacLean Street, beginning on Friday...

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Bras Across the Bridge supports Breast Cancer Foundation

NEW GLASGOW – The George Street Bridge may look a little different this week with a splash of colour, all for a good cause. The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is once again stringing Bras Across the Bridge to raise awareness of breast cancer and celebrate Paint Canada Pink Week. “August 13 to 19 is Paint...

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One-lane bridge traffic

NEW GLASGOW – East bound traffic on the George Street Bridge will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, July 6, from 3 to 4 p.m. The sidewalk on this side will also be closed to pedestrians at this time.   This closure is required while a contractor for the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is working on a bridge pier. ...

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